Jasmine Geerinckx is the business development manager for intellectual properties at Unilin Technologies. She has an engineering degree in textile and decorative applications, a post-graduate
degree in applied marketing and a master’s degree in business administration. Twenty years ago she was already involved in the development of the first single-pass digital printing machine for industrial applications. She is a true believer in digital production printing for decorative applications and is therefore ideally equipped in the role of licensing the extensive trade secrets and patent portfolio that encompass digital printing and digital structuring for various decorative applications.
The Unilin Group is part of Mohawk Industries, the largest flooring company in the world. Mohawk Industries is quoted on the New York stock exchange with an annual turnover of 10 billion US dollars and over 42,000 employees worldwide. The Mohawk Industries Group manufactures carpets, carpet tiles & rugs, ceramics, LVT and laminate flooring. In 2005, Mohawk Industries acquired the Unilin
Group, known for its laminate production sites and brands including Balterio, Pergo and Quickstep.
Unilin Technologies is the IP division within the Unilin Group that manages intellectual property, resulting from the enormous R&D efforts of the companies within and outside the Mohawk Group.
Unilin Technologies commercializes intellectual property rights by granting licenses to different industries.
Today, Unilin Technologies manages more than 3000 patents in over 450 patent families. Our patented technologies are available in the flooring, digital printing, ceramics, construction, furniture
and wall & ceiling industries.