Validity of Unilin Decorative Printing Patent Confirmed

Willemstad, Curaçao, December 9, 2019--On November 22, the Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office communicated its decision to confirm the validity of Unilin’s European Patent EP 2 274 485.

This patent protects the use of coated papers employed in the inkjet printing of decor paper destined for the lamination processes that are widely used in the flooring and furniture industries. More specifically the patent relates to printable paper layers with an inkjet receiver coating that is porous enough to ensure qualitative lamination with an abrasion resistant overlay.