Dan River brand names up for sale
October 1, 2008,
* The Dan River name.
* No Trace Patents: 6,861,520 and 7,109,324, which cover the application of cyclodextrins to cellulosic textiles and the products made using such textiles. “The chemistry creates an odor trapping and neutralizing system that can be recharged with a simple rinse or wash. Applications include hunting apparel, military apparel, athletic apparel, institutional bedding, undergarments, pet bedding and much more,” according to the seller.
* The Bed-in-a-Bag designation, which is covered by two trademarks.
* Dan River’s design library, which contains more than 100 years of original, hand-painted designs as well as vintage textiles purchased from design libraries in France, Italy, Israel, London, New York and elsewhere. The library includes proprietary weaves along with loom instructions for hundreds of apparel, linen, and bedding lines.
Consor is also open to licensing deals on the assets in the Dan River IP portfolio. The company said it will market the assets “over the next several months,” with a final auction date to be determined.
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