This listing of intellectual property for the NFW platform is accurate at the time of publishing and refreshed on a regular basis but is provided for information and legal notice purposes only. Consumers of this information remain responsible for their own due diligence as to whether they are or maybe infringing upon our intellectual property rights, which are ever evolving as we continue to invent and innovate our technology platforms and materials. NFW is a fast-moving company and has implemented a holistic approach to intellectual property protection that includes patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and proprietary know-how. Please be advised that we actively and aggressively enforce our intellectual property rights, which extend beyond the intellectual property rights listed herein, to the fullest extent of the law.
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As permitted under the United States Patent Laws*, this site provides patent information for many, but not all, of our products. Other products that are not listed here may be protected by one or more patents, trade secrets, and/or proprietary know-how. The NFW platform and related technologies are covered by one or more of the following issued patents in the United States, China, South Korea, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Israel, and Mexico, with other patents pending in these as well as many other countries:
CN 109072542 B
CN 109196149 B
ZL 2020 8 0060408.1
For additional information regarding NFW patents and specific products, product lines, or technologies, please click here.
All product service names, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark or registration symbol, are our trademarks or trademarks of our licensees or joint venture partners, unless otherwise noted.
All other trademarks, service marks, and logos (hereinafter “Marks”) used in this site are the Marks of their respective owners. The use or misuse of these Marks or any other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, the law of slander and libel, the law of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
The following is a partial list of our registered trademarks: NFW, Natural Fiber Welding, Nature Reformatted, MIRUM, the MIRUM Leaf Logo, Unlocking Nature's Potential, Clarus, Plants, Not Plastic, Plants. Not Plastic., the CLARUS Bloom Logo, and MADE WITH MIRUM.
The following is a partial list of other trademarks in which we have exclusive rights: MADE WITH CLARUS, CLARUS THE NEW SHAPE OF COTTON, PLIANT, TUNERA, as well as Performance without Plastic.
The NFW platform as well as key families of materials are globally protected trademarks. NFW presently has more than 70 registered trademarks and over 180 trademark registration applications pending globally. NFW ingredient brands material families produced by our technology platform and covers a range of materials classes including (not exhaustive): leather-alternatives, performance textiles, molded natural composites and foams and that span applications and use cases ranging from: apparel, automotive, bag & accessories, footwear, furniture, home and office décor and a wide range of other uses.
Below is a listing of all registered trademarks, including the International Class of goods and services associated with each registration and the jurisdiction to which the registration applies.
All copyrightable expressions embodied by or found on this website and or contained in any sales and marketing materials distributed by us, are the exclusive copyrights of Natural Fiber Welding, Inc. (aka NFW), and all expressions within this website and or contained in any sales and marketing materials distributed by NFW are subject to copyright protection under the laws of the United States (see 17 U.S.C. §§101 et seq.) and internationally.
*United States Patent Laws, 35 U.S.C. § 287(a), states “Patentees, and persons making, offering for sale, or selling within the United States any patented article for or under them, or importing any patented article into the United States, may give notice to the public that the same is patented, either by fixing thereon the word "patent" or the abbreviation "pat.", together with the number of the patent, or by fixing thereon the word "patent" or the abbreviation "pat." together with an address of a posting on the Internet, accessible to the public without charge for accessing the address, that associates the patented article with the number of the patent, or when, from the character of the article, this cannot be done, by fixing to it, or to the package wherein one or more of them is contained, a label containing a like notice. In the event of failure so to mark, no damages shall be recovered by the patentee in any action for infringement, except on proof that the infringer was notified of the infringement and continued to infringe thereafter, in which event damages may be recovered only for infringement occurring after such notice. Filing of an action for infringement shall constitute such notice.”