The United States Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 6,401,415 to Faus Group Inc. on June 11, 2002.

The patent covers the Embossed-in-Register laminate flooring technology developed by Faus, which brings an authentic look and feel of natural wood, ceramic and stone to laminate products, according to the company.

The patent also covers the JointGuard technology, which protects the joints of laminate floor tiles.