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Timothy A Mertens: Fanfolded tablet of a web which is separable into sheets each bearing a pressure-sensitive adhesive pattern. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, John C Barnes, September 6, 1988: US04768810 (80 worldwide citation)

A writing tablet is formed from a substantially continuous, fanfolded web of uniform width having transverse paths of weakness, along which the web can be torn evenly into individual sheets of uniform size. One face of the web bears a series of pressure-sensitive adhesive patterns, one pattern on ea ...


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David T Berquist, Peter M Eisenberg, Mitchell B Grunes, Martin A Kenner, John M Kruse, Timothy A Mertens, Cindy L Munson: Attachment and control of software notes. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, October 13, 1998: US05821931 (76 worldwide citation)

The present invention implements, in a data processing environment, many of the attributes of paper Post-it.RTM. notes. The note program of the present invention need not be resident in an application program, and the notes of the present invention may be moved directly between windows or between re ...


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David T Berquist, Peter M Eisenberg, Mitchell B Grunes, Timothy A Mertens, Cindy L Munson, Martin A Kenner, John M Kruse: Topography of software notes. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Schiff Hardin & Waite, August 20, 2002: US06437807 (65 worldwide citation)

The present invention implements, in a data processing environment, many of the attributes of paper Post-it® notes. The note program of the present invention need not be resident in an application program, and the notes of the present invention may be moved directly between windows or between region ...


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Timothy A Mertens: Package and dispenser for adhesive coated notepaper. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, John C Barnes, March 31, 1987: US04653666 (64 worldwide citation)

Notepaper dispensers formed from inexpensive card stock material tend to weaken and tear when subjected to concentrated forces, and the dispenser of the present patent is provided with lengths of polymeric material adjacent the edges of the dispensing opening which will bend and flex more reliably, ...


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Timothy A Mertens, Donn R Anderson: Stack of sheet assemblies. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, William L Huebsch, September 24, 1991: US05050909 (55 worldwide citation)

A stack of sheet assemblies, each of which sheet assemblies comprises first and second sheets each having front and rear major surfaces and first and second opposite edges, a first layer of adhesive adhering a portion of the rear surface of the first sheet adjacent the first edge of the first sheet ...


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Timothy A Mertens: Stack of pressure sensitive adhesive coated sheets. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, William L Huebsch, January 23, 1990: US04895746 (55 worldwide citation)

A stack of aligned sheets, each of which sheets includes a backing, a coating of pressure sensitive adhesive on a lower surface of the backing by which the sheet is adhered to the sheet beneath it in the stack, which coating extends along and within at least 12.5 mm of all of the edges of the backin ...


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Timothy A Mertens, Steven S Kantner, Kurt C Melancon: Indicia-receptive low adhesion backsize. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Gerald F Chernivec, October 13, 1992: US05154962 (47 worldwide citation)

Pressure-sensitive adhesive tape having low adhesion backsizes and release coatings that can be written on with solvent and water-based inks, the indicia remaining firmly bonded and resisting smearing. The coatings comprise copolymers of (A) free radically polymerizable vinyl monomer, (B) polar mono ...


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Timothy A Mertens, Alden R Miles, Mark S Vogel, Gregory F Stifter, Kim K Tsujimoto: Repositionable note sheets and method of formation thereof. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Michaele A Hakama, July 31, 2001: US06268032 (33 worldwide citation)

A web of sheet material has a plurality of longitudinal rows of indicia patterns printed on a front face thereon, with the indicia patterns all aligned on the web in common readability orientation. On its back face, the web has a plurality of longitudinally disposed patterns of repositionable pressu ...


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Timothy A Mertens: Pad assembly. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, William L Huebsch, November 22, 1994: US05366776 (31 worldwide citation)

A pad assembly comprising a multiplicity of flexible sheets each having (1) a similarly sized body portion that has pressure sensitive adhesive on its rear surface and is sized and adapted so that its front surface can be written on, and (2) a smaller tab projecting beyond an edge of the body portio ...


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Alden R Miles, Timothy A Mertens: Method and apparatus for adhering linerless repositionable sheets onto articles. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Michaele A Hakamaki, March 5, 2002: US06352751 (30 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for sequentially and precisely registering cut sheets for application onto advertising signatures at high speeds employs an initial roll of sheeting material. The sheeting material is unwound to track a process path, where eyemarks on the sheeting material are detected for use ...