Patents Examined by Tri M. Mai
  • Patent number: 10661135
    Abstract: A golf bag including a body defining a housing adapted to receive one or more golf clubs, and extending between a bottom portion and a top portion. The golf bag further includes an attachment mechanism coupled to the body, and configured to secure a first portion of a towel. An auxiliary attachment mechanism is coupled to the body. The auxiliary attachment mechanism is configured to support a second portion of a towel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Karsten Manufacturing Corporation
    Inventors: Olly Eades, Brian J. McGuire
  • Patent number: 10653222
    Abstract: A card holder is provided. The card holder comprises a first housing and a second housing conjoined to form a casing for stacking one or more cards. The first housing comprises an ejector assembly comprising a sliding member, a spring, and a stair assembly. The sliding member comprises a force applying region adapted to receive an external force for causing a sliding movement of the sliding member within the first housing. The sliding member further comprises a shaft. An end of the spring is wounded on the shaft and another end of the spring is stacked against a wall of the first housing. The stair assembly is adapted to be moveably connected to the sliding member. In response to the sliding movement, the stair assembly rotates along an axis in an anticlockwise direction to cause partial ejection of the one or more cards out of the casing in a tiered arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Inventors: Rick Scharnigg, Olivier Momma, Richard Canneman
  • Patent number: 10631607
    Abstract: A luggage container includes a wheel assembly coupled to a bottom surface of the luggage container, the wheel assembly comprising a wheel; and at least two studs or feet coupled to a side surface of the luggage container. At least one of the at least two studs or feet includes a stud-hook, and the stud-hook is configured to: function as a foot when the luggage container is standing in a first orientation such that the wheel is not in contact with ground; and function as a hook when the luggage container is standing in a second orientation such that the wheel is in contact with the ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Olympia International, Inc.
    Inventor: Chris Yu
  • Patent number: 10602819
    Abstract: A luggage with rotary displacement wheels includes a luggage body (1) having a giving-away surface (16) located on the junction between the bottom panel (13) and back panel (11) thereof, a rotary displacement wheel (2) mounted to each side panel (15) of the luggage body (1). The rotary displacement wheel (2) includes a wheel holder (21) eccentrically pivoted to one respective side panel (15) near the giving-away surface (16) and a tire (22) pivotally mounted on the wheel holder (21). The wheel holder (21) is turnable relative to the luggage body (1) between a first position near the front panel (12) to let a relatively smaller part of the tire (22) protrude over the giving-away surface (16) and a second position far from the front panel (12) to let a relatively larger part of the tire (22) protrude over the giving-away surface (16).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Inventor: Fu-Hsing Tan
  • Patent number: 10582749
    Abstract: A bag accessorizing system that enables a user to attach and remove personal items to a bag. The items thus attached can quickly be located during transport and removed for use. The accessories are attached by an attachment device that uses a slot and locking strap along with a ring that is attached to the bag. Some accessories can serve in multiple roles such as a belt acting as a bag strap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Inventors: Dixie Berger, Kirby Berger
  • Patent number: 10568401
    Abstract: An adaptable luggage case includes a complete plurality of detachably connected components, including a first reduction group of components and a first reduced plurality of components that includes a second reduction group of components and second reduced plurality of components; such that the first reduced plurality of components assembles into a first reduced size luggage case, which is smaller than the adaptable luggage case; such that the second reduced plurality of components assembles into a second reduced size luggage case, which is smaller than the first reduced size luggage case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Inventor: Jianwen Fang
  • Patent number: 10568399
    Abstract: In a storage device, particularly a piece of baggage or a purse, comprising at least one outer surface, wherein the at least one outer surface has arranged on it at least one three-dimensional protrusion extending from the outer surface, it is provided that the three-dimensional protrusion extending from the outer surface includes at least two mutually superimposed and interconnected layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Rimowa GmbH
    Inventor: Dieter Morszeck
  • Patent number: 10555587
    Abstract: An expandable luggage container includes a first compartment; a side cover formed on a side of the first compartment, a first zipping mechanism formed around three sides of the side cover; a second compartment coupled to the first compartment; and a top cover formed on a top side of the second compartment, a second zipping mechanism formed around three sides of the top cover. In the luggage container, a first opening of the first compartment and a second opening of the second compartment are directed to different directions; the second compartment is collapsible by a third zipping mechanism formed between the first compartment and second compartment; and the luggage container is in a compact mode when the second compartment is collapsed and is in an expanded mode when the second compartment is expanded by unzipping of the third zipping mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Travelers Club Luggage, Inc.
    Inventor: Peter Yu
  • Patent number: 10542805
    Abstract: A piece of luggage comprises a front shell, a rear shell, and a frame assembly configured to hingedly secure the front shell to the rear shell. The frame assembly including a front frame sub-assembly configured to be secured to the front shell and a rear frame sub-assembly configured to be secured to the rear shell. Each of the front frame sub-assembly and the rear frame sub-assembly including a plurality of frame members and a plurality of corner members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: TUMI, INC.
    Inventor: Paul V. Scicluna
  • Patent number: 10512316
    Abstract: A tool and wallet system includes a planar body portion, the planar body portion approximately the size of a standard credit card, and a strap, the strap wrapped around the planar body portion, the strap taut to the planar body portion due to elasticity in the strap. The tool and wallet system includes numerous tools.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Nite Ize, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel Haarburger
  • Patent number: 10506856
    Abstract: A luggage system with a wardrobe element which extends from the luggage portion and supports a crossbar for hanging clothing or costumes. An arm extends away from the crossbar for supporting a privacy curtain. The wardrobe element is secured within the sides of the luggage, and the opening of the luggage can be opened and closed without needing to store the wardrobe element. In a preferred embodiment, the wardrobe element includes two pairs of structural legs extending out of respective pockets within the luggage, the legs terminating at the crossbar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Inventor: Sanni McKelvey
  • Patent number: 10492622
    Abstract: A portable, collapsible canopy for use with a diaper changing pad, wherein the canopy comprises a frame structure having a plurality of rigid members adjoined by a plurality of pivotable joints, with at least one of the pivotable joints being spring-biased. The canopy further comprises a plurality of wall portions coupled to the frame structure, wherein the wall portions are formed of a lightweight, flexible material. The canopy also comprises a bottom section in which the changing pad is placed upon. The frame structure is configured to be held normally open by the spring-biased joints, and the frame structure and wall portions are manually collapsible so as to enable the canopy to be folded into a compact state suitable for storage in a diaper bag. A combination diaper bag and diaper changing canopy are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Inventor: Jenna Danielle Rhen
  • Patent number: 10493832
    Abstract: The vehicle body protection device is configured for use with the door of a vehicle. The door is further defined with a window. The vehicle body protection device forms a barrier on the exterior surface of the door. The vehicle body protection device hangs from the window. The vehicle body protection device is a composite textile that absorbs and deflects the energy from impacts that would otherwise damage the door of the vehicle. The vehicle body protection device comprises a cover, a core, a fastener, a plurality of adhesive layers, and a plurality of magnets. The plurality of magnets attach to the core. The plurality of adhesive layers attach the cover to the core. The fastener attaches the cover to the window of the door.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Inventor: Barry White
  • Patent number: 10485311
    Abstract: A luggage with a foldable structure between a conformation of reduced volume suitable for the stowage and a developed conformation with a volume suitable for use. The luggage has an access face and a bottom opposite to the access face. The bottom is bordered by four side faces. At least one of the two side faces is associated at least one stiffening panel, that is configured to swivel towards the bottom of the luggage. A third side face has a foldable structure lockable by a side locking device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: DELSEY
    Inventors: Lorenzo Armani, Laurence Detry
  • Patent number: 10486563
    Abstract: The present invention is for a cover that can be placed over a visor in a vehicle and a cover that can be placed over the headrests of a vehicle. The cover can be customized for each individual vehicle and can operate as a temporary cover for special events or as a semi-permanent cover. The present invention is unique in how it attaches to the visor or headrest with a zipper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Inventor: Michael Brown
  • Patent number: 10479596
    Abstract: The present invention relates to packaging 10 for textile articles 12. The packaging comprises: a plurality of textile articles overlapping in an X stacking direction, forming at least one pile 14; a flat core 16 arranged substantially perpendicular to the X stacking direction, wherein the flat core comprises recesses 18 along a pair of sides 160; and a small band 20, which surrounds the at least one pile of textile articles and the flat core. In the packaging according to the invention, the band is tied around the pile so as to keep it together and it is received in the recesses of the flat core. The invention also relates to a method for packaging textile articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: TECNOPEA S.R.L.
    Inventor: Gianfranco Pea
  • Patent number: 10470500
    Abstract: It is very common phenomenon that babies drop their toys or spoons down on the floor or ground while they playing with toys or eating food with spoons as sitting on the baby carriage or babies' chair. The present invention is a protection net on which a purse or bib is attached; which is designed to catch a toy or spoon when one-to-three-year-old baby drops his or her toy or spoors, down while he or she plays with a toy or eating food with a spoon as sitting on the babies' chair or babies' carriage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Inventor: Dong Jin Kim
  • Patent number: 10470543
    Abstract: A handle construction for an item of luggage, in particular a suitcase, and an item of luggage, in particular a suitcase, including such a handle construction, has a hand grip and at least one rod or the like connected to the hand grip, the rod being able to be transferred between a stowed position and a position of use. A pouch with an opening is connected to at least one rod or the like or the hand grip. To permit rapid and simple storage and removal of objects, the pouch is integrated in the handle construction and together with the hand grip is able to be transferred between the stowed position and the position of use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: VOCIER GMBH
    Inventor: Michael Kogelnik
  • Patent number: 10470541
    Abstract: Disclosed is a card wallet for use with cards such as identification cards, credit cards, RFID cards. The card wallet comprises a base and lower and upper arms extending from the base. The lower arm and upper arms each comprise a channel portion and a protrusion disposed at an outer end portion. The base and channel portions of the lower and upper arms form a retention area. The protrusions moveable between a non-biased position where the retention area is closed and a biased position where the retention area is open. In operation, the protrusions of the lower and upper arms are moved to the biased position upon insertion of the cards at the protrusions allowing complete insertion of the cards and then return of the protrusions of the lower and upper arms to the non-biased position where the cards are retained within the retention area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Decadent Minimalist Inc.
    Inventor: Erik P. Moon
  • Patent number: 10463123
    Abstract: A wheeling frame for a suitcase which has its own rolling wheels includes a frame supporting a pair of leaning wheels arranged at ends of a pair of pivotable legs, with a first wheel arranged at the end of a first leg and a second wheel arranged at the end of a second leg. The leg positions are adjustable between a stowed position and a deployed, adjustable position extending at an angle to the frame. The legs have a movable pivoting axis and adjustable lengths. A handle system at a proximal end of the frame is adjustable in length and angle, and is operable in conjunction with the leaning wheels to roll the suitcase in a stable leaning position, to allow walking the suitcase on steps of a staircase, and to be converted into a suitcase table, to ease packing and unpacking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Inventors: Max Moskowitz, Dov Katz, Bezalel Katz