Article-attaching Feature Patents (Class 2/249)
  • Patent number: 10376768
    Abstract: A guard arrangement includes a sleeve with a pocket defining an adjustable opening that has a nominal width, and a pad element having a first portion and a second portion. The first portion is configured to be removably positioned inside the pocket, and the first portion has a width at a widest part of the first portion that is greater than the nominal width of the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Under Armour, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Schwanke, Jedd Komlos
  • Patent number: 9830778
    Abstract: A plurality of individual toys, at least a first one of which generates acoustic signals and at least a second one of which receives acoustic signals. When the second toy receives acoustic signals from the first toy, it responds, for example, by generating a sound and/or controlling its motion. In a preferred embodiment of the invention, the toys flock and/or form a procession of toys which follow a leader toy, for example a mother goose and a plurality of following and preferably quacking goslings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Dialware Communications, LLC
    Inventors: Alon Atsmon, Amit Antebi, Moshe Cohen, Sharon Shimoni
  • Patent number: 9060555
    Abstract: A clothing pocket structure including a first sheet of fabric at least partially spaced apart from a second sheet of fabric, the first and second sheets of fabric together at least partially defining a semi-enclosed volume; and a retention device disposed between the first and second sheets of fabric, first and second side portions of the retention device being attached to one of the first and second sheets of fabric, a middle portion of the retention device being at least partially spaced apart from the one of the first and second sheets of fabric to which the retention device is attached so as to define a securement space between the retention device and the one of the first and second sheets of fabric, and the securement space being generally open at a top edge of the retention device so as to permit the passage of a device therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Inventors: Bryan Scott Harris, Christopher Michael Roush
  • Patent number: 8973169
    Abstract: Protective garments having a modular storage system that enables the wearer to move and customize the position of pockets and other storage features, and hence the location of tools and other apparatus or accessories. The protective garment, including the modular storage system, are fire resistant such that they are in compliance with National Fire Protection Association and European Norm standards for firefighting garments set by the European Committee for Standardization, which is also known as Comité Européen de Normalisation, and may be integral with the protective garment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Lion Apparel, Inc.
    Inventors: Nicholas J. Curtis, Margaret Diane Best
  • Patent number: 8832868
    Abstract: Among other things, there is disclosed embodiments of garments usable when riding open vehicles such as motorcycles, bicycles or mopeds. One or more pockets are provided in the garment, with a flag attached in each respective pocket. When the user is riding, the flag(s) can be extended from the pocket(s) to wave behind the rider. When the rider desires, the flag(s) can be folded, rolled or otherwise stored or protected within the pocket(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Inventor: Doug Owen
  • Patent number: 8607363
    Abstract: A user object securing assembly for securing a user manipulative object such as user interface at a user-accessible area of a user-wearable garment. The assembly includes a flap having a first edge for joining to the user-accessible area of the garment to form a generally horizontal hinge line, and a second, opposite, edge which may be free. A user object securing device is connected to the flap between those edges, the flap being swingable about the hinge line between a closed position wherein the flap lies against the garment and an open position wherein the flap extends away from the garment with the securing device facing upward. A fastening device releasably fastens the flap in its closed position. The user manipulative object may include a user interface such as a cell phone or the like, as well as other such objects including a billfold, wallet, credit card holder, coin carrier and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Inventor: Jeremiah D. Klann
  • Publication number: 20120096628
    Abstract: An apparatus and a system for support and/or holder for implements, and more specifically, for the securement and transport of personal items such as eyewear is provided. The apparatus may be used with a shirt. For example, the shirt can include a first protector pocket attached to the shirt, the first protector pocket including a pull tab loop with an open portion in the center. The shirt can also include a second protector pocket attached to the shirt, the second protector pocket including a vertical loop. A first shorter pocket can be in front of a second taller pocket. The pocket can include a notch such as a semi-circular notch, a rectangular notch formed on the face of the pocket or a notch that is formed on the side of the pocket and defined by two areas of stitching, one above the notch and a second below the notch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2011
    Publication date: April 26, 2012
    Inventor: Victor Eugene Grady
  • Patent number: 8082687
    Abstract: An article, such as a towel, having an opening to secure a twirling mechanism thereto. The twirling mechanism having a handle extending from a bottom portion thereof and having a mechanism to permit rotating of the handle with respect to the fabric-article, such that the fabric article is capable of twirling around the twirling mechanism. The twirling mechanism may in other embodiments include noise maker when the handle is rotated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2011
    Inventor: Michael Cohen
  • Patent number: 7971277
    Abstract: A detachable magnetic holder having a top side to gather implements and a bottom side that is interchangeable therewith top side for removable attachment from a base by a handle incorporated into a utility shape to gather, find, and hold ferromagnetic implements used by hobbyists and professional craftsmen engaged in fabrication of finished goods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Inventor: Gail Marie Romiti
  • Patent number: 7942856
    Abstract: A garment for securing and storing bodily fluid drainage reservoirs and other fluid reservoirs. The garment comprises a loose-fitting body with at least one small aperture for receiving drainage tubing and at least one pocket cloth partly fixed to the body of the garment and partly detachably coupled to the body of the garment which allows for the easy storage and removal of the fluid drainage reservoir. The pocket cloth allows for the continuing support of the drainage reservoir as the drainage reservoir becomes heavier e.g. about 1 kilogram, due to the collection of fluid draining from the patient into the drainage reservoir. The secure storage of the drainage reservoir enables the wearer to move without worry of the drainage reservoir coming loose, losing fluid, or being exposed to a non-sterile environment external to the pocket cloth. The garment may be configured for wear by male and female children and adults.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2011
    Inventor: Nedda Joy Lentini
  • Patent number: 7908986
    Abstract: A method of sewing a trademark of clothes for being hidden into a pocket, in which a trademark pocket is provided at a trademark position correspondingly for hiding the trademark. The trademark pocket is an outside or inside trademark pocket, or a flat trademark hanging bag. When the clothes is worn in a way of touching the body shin, the trademark will not rub the body skin uncomfortably.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2011
    Inventor: Weilin Ji
  • Publication number: 20110065359
    Abstract: This discrete, easily accessible, and selectively introduced and selectively removed pocket holds, e.g., keys, cash, credit cards, metro cards, cosmetics, valuables, or other accessories. The pocket is worn in the interior of a brassiere cup or bathing suit top to provide convenience and safety and is shaped and contoured appropriately to the interior of such garment. The pocket can be used with any brassiere and is held in place with a plurality of attaching members, including but not limited to magnets. The pocket is alternately and easily removed from an article of clothing, even in public, and worn as a sachet around the wrist.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2009
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Inventor: Judith Ann KENNY
  • Patent number: 7854021
    Abstract: An attachable and detachable cover for a pocket having an inner area. The cover may include a first portion disposed external to the pocket, generally conforming to a contour of the pocket, and removably secured to the pocket. The first portion may include a decorative element. In addition, the decorative cover may include a second portion disposed within the inner area of the pocket. The second portion may cause the cover to be retained by the pocket. Further, the cover may include a third portion connecting the first portion and the second portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2010
    Assignee: J. Bren & Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Joyce Brenda Compton, Jill Brenda Compton
  • Patent number: 7774859
    Abstract: In order to provide a garment which incorporates a plaything which can be operated within an element of surprise, the garment comprises a concealment space such as a pocket (2), in which a plaything such as glove puppet (8) can be stored. The concealment space comprises a concealment aperture (9). There is an operating aperture (10) through which a wearer may place their hand in order to operate the plaything. The plaything is configured to have a first position in which it is stored in an interior of the concealment space (2) and a second position in which it extends through the concealment space aperture (9).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2010
    Assignee: Pocket Puppets Ltd.
    Inventors: Elizabeth A. Murray, Rebecca J. Nagan
  • Patent number: 7774864
    Abstract: A pocket fastening system for a vest wherein the pocket has a backing plate and a plurality of fasteners positioned on the backing plate for receipt into recesses formed on horizontal webbing strips on the surface of the vest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2010
    Assignee: Safari Land Ltd., Inc.
    Inventor: Richard A. Carlson
  • Patent number: 7748053
    Abstract: A bullet-resistant back extender includes an armor carrier having an inner pocket with a bullet-resistant ballistic panel disposed within the inner pocket and an upper portion of the armor carrier having a fastener to attach the bullet-resistant back extender to a fastener in a bullet-resistant vest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2010
    Assignee: Point Blank Body Armor
    Inventor: William Hancock
  • Publication number: 20100078457
    Abstract: A hooded backpack and speaker combination device which has a plurality of pockets on its shoulder straps for housing various electronic devices including a switch pocket and switch allowing communication with a selected electric device via speakers housed within a hood attached to the top of the backpack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2008
    Publication date: April 1, 2010
    Inventors: SCOTT PITCHFORD, Charles Whitney
  • Patent number: 7434271
    Abstract: A garment or dress having detachable pockets on each side of the front of the garment. The pockets can be used in their normal fashion for retaining objects placed therein by the wearer or can be detached from the garment to be used as hand puppets by the wearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2008
    Inventor: Alisa Klayman-Grodsky
  • Publication number: 20080216212
    Abstract: A work garment including a waist portion having a predetermined plurality of belt loops. A pants panel portion having a right leg portion and a left leg portion is attached to such waist portion for covering a predetermined portion of such wearer. There is a plurality of specialized pockets and an attachment means for securing such specialized pockets to such pants panel portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2008
    Publication date: September 11, 2008
    Inventors: Raymond P. Burgess, Lorraine Burgess, Marla Burgess
  • Publication number: 20080184459
    Abstract: The present invention relates to music device pocket on a shirt or pants or other garment that includes an external pocket attached to one sleeve of the shirt or pants and adapted to receive a music device like a popular IPod™ and where the pocket forms a cavity on the shirt sleeve with a rear surface and a top surface and where the top surface of the pocket contains one or more windows that allow a user to access the music device, and where the rear surface or the pocket contains a hole allowing earphone wires from the music device to pass through the garment and run to the earphones. The pocket can have an optional second window to allow access to the controls of the music device. Fabric loops or clips can be sewed or mounted inside the shirt or pants to hold the earphone wires as they pass from the device to the earphones.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2007
    Publication date: August 7, 2008
    Inventor: Patric Barnes
  • Patent number: 7200871
    Abstract: A loop fabric sheet for a load bearing vest having a rotary die cut pattern including an array of holes extending through the sheet for receipt of snaps to interface with a Snap Grid removable pocket and an array of slots extending through the fabric sheet to accommodate straps for a Molle system removable pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2007
    Assignee: Safari Land Ltd., Inc.
    Inventor: Richard A. Carlson
  • Patent number: 7107627
    Abstract: The main feature of the handkerchief valet is that it continually maintains the handkerchief in the same shape and height in the upper exterior left side chest pocket of a suit coat or sports coat or jacket as originally positioned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2006
    Inventor: James Bruce Holland
  • Patent number: 6687919
    Abstract: A garment system for healthcare providers including pants, a shirt, and a hood that provides a protective barrier against fluid or airborne contaminates. The pants have drawstrings and loops at the waist and have at least one bellows pocket with cover flap and at least one utility loop for holding various items. The shirt has a one pocket adapted to hold a writing utensil and incorporates a security badge attachment loop. Another pocket has a pull tab on the flap for easy access when the user is gloved. Removable insignia enable the user to remove personal identification information prior to laundering. The hood removably fastens to the shirt collar and has a clear or translucent face shield to permit viewing but be a fluid barrier, and, side openings to permit sound and air to pass into the hood. The shirt can be long or short sleeve, or convertible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2004
    Assignee: Gocurda, LLC
    Inventors: Curtis Dilworth, Jr., Daniel Raiford
  • Patent number: 6601742
    Abstract: A combination holster for weapons having a front stock and a butt-stock, comprising a front stock holster having interior and exterior portions, the interior portion mimicking the contour of the front stock, and a butt-stock retraction element connected to the user and to the butt stock. The retention element may be a cord connected to a vest. The weapon is secured in a first position in which the front stock holster grips the front-stock, and the retraction element retains the butt-stock near the user. The weapon may be unsecured by removing the front stock from its holster and applying a drawing force to the retention element to pull the butt-stock away from the user. To return the weapon to a secure position, the user returns the front stock its holster and permits the butt-stock retention element retain the butt-stock near the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2003
    Inventor: John Hickman
  • Patent number: 6519207
    Abstract: An all-weather watch to be worn on the outside of one of the heavy-duty gloves of a glove wearer, such as a skier, snow boarder, hunter or motorcyclist, in cold and/or inclement weather. A length-adjustable elastic strap comprises a front strap portion which extends from the watch case and stretches to loop about at least one glove finger. A rear strap portion extends from the case and stretches outwardly to loop about the glove wrist to position the watch on the back of the glove. The rear strap portion is maintained in position by the stretching of the elastic strap, the friction between the strap and the glove and by the cinching action of the loop around the glove wrist, thus not requiring the use of a clasp or other fastener. This enables the watch to be readily removable from the glove by grasping the rear loop and stretching it to move over the glove body and thumb. Putting on and removing the watch can easily be performed by the wearer's other gloved hand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2003
    Inventor: Jason B. Lukacsko
  • Patent number: 6397398
    Abstract: A removable storage pocket is securable to the surface of an object. The pocket includes a front panel and a rear panel secured to one another around the margins thereof to form a pocket. The pocket is secured to the object using a mating fastener having first and second removably mating elements. Optionally, the fastener is a hook and pile fastener. A first element of said mating fastener is secured to the rear surface of the rear panel around a portion of the margin thereof. Optionally, the first fastener element surrounds less than all the margin of the rear panel. A second element of said mating fastener is removably adhered to the surface of said object using adhesive having a bonding strength greater than the force required to disengage the mating fastener.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2002
    Inventor: Denise Herder
  • Patent number: 6189153
    Abstract: The invention relates to a pocket liner comprising a pouch dimensioned to fit within a pocket constituting an integral part of an article, the pouch being formed of a material which is flexible and resistant to abrasion and perforation and may be provided with attachment means which may comprise clasps or belt loops or stiffening means in the vicinity of the pouch opening. The pocket liner is detachable and affords protection to a pocket from heavy usage and sharp edged objects, for example pipes (tobacco), heavy keys and golf tees, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2001
    Inventor: Margaret Elizabeth Diamond
  • Patent number: 6035449
    Abstract: A pocket using opposing magnetic strips that may be repeatedly attached to and detached from either the inside or the outside of an article having a thin sheet wall (such as a piece of clothing, a hat, a portable bag, or decorative articles like holiday stockings). The detachable pocket includes a pair of fabric patches including strip magnets that are sewn into a hem around most of the periphery of each patch, forming a backless pouch. Each magnetized pouch so formed can thus be placed on opposing sides of the article and thereby form a detachable pouch on the inside and on the outside of the article. An alternative embodiment has a pocket pouch only on the outside of the article with a U-shaped magnetic member holding the outside pouch from the inside of the article. The outside pouch can be decorated in accordance with a seasonal theme permitting ordinary clothing and like articles to be decorated according to the holiday season.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 1998
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2000
    Inventors: Raymond R. Galler, Randolph B. Galler, John S. Galler, Marguerite Wilson
  • Patent number: 5946732
    Abstract: This invention provides a useful system for attaching and detaching an external pad to fabric. The pad serves as a base for attaching accessories like pockets, ribbons, straps, decorative patches, labels, etc. The attachment solves problems with previous portable pockets; namely, limited useful life of adhesives and having to permanently attach one member of the VELCRO pair (either hooks or loops) to the apparel and associated problems of snagging when laundering such. The solution presented provides a light weight, flexible system which is unobtrusive to the user and economical to produce.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 1994
    Date of Patent: September 7, 1999
    Inventor: Jeffrey Henry Richards
  • Patent number: 5870777
    Abstract: A single layer pocket 82 is provided in which left edge portion 88 and right edge portion 89 of the single layer 86 are spaced apart from the left edge portion and right edge portion of the back panel 14. The pocket 82 is equipped with a flexibly rigid curvilinear shaped rib element 100 affixed vertically to the pocket, and a similar rib element 110 that extends laterally across the pocket 82.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 1997
    Date of Patent: February 16, 1999
    Inventor: Gerald L. Hans
  • Patent number: 5815845
    Abstract: A pocket billfold removably securable within a front pocket includes a pair of panels forming a container for holding bills, currency, credit cards, and the like. The pocket billfold has a notched corner portion at the top of the container. The pocket has a rivet on its top line adjacent the side seam of the pocket. When the billfold is inserted into the pocket, the notched corner portion of the container engages the underside of the riveted portion of the pocket and the side thereof, preventing the billfold from unintended removal from the pocket. A clip secured to one of the panels of the billfold grips the material of the front of the pocket and provides additional protection of the billfold within the pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 1997
    Date of Patent: October 6, 1998
    Inventors: Phillip H. Ault, Patricia P. Landrem
  • Patent number: 5724679
    Abstract: A pair of athletic pants is provided having a front panel, a back panel attached to the front panel and a pocket attached to the back panel. The pocket has an inner layer and an outer layer, the inner layer being composed of mesh. In a preferred embodiment, the outer layer is also composed of mesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 1996
    Date of Patent: March 10, 1998
    Inventor: Gerald L. Hans
  • Patent number: 5499403
    Abstract: A disposable pocket for temporary attachment to a person's outer garment and for receiving and holding an animal treat. The pocket is constructed such that there are front and back panels joined to each other along a leakproof seam to form a pocket and wherein a top panel is attached along its front and back edges to the upper margins of the front and back panels. The pocket is constructed of greaseproof material and there is a slot in the top panel. The rear panel has a pressure sensitive adhesive thereon to attach the pocket to a garment as desired. The front panel may be textured to give the appearance of fabric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 1994
    Date of Patent: March 19, 1996
    Inventor: Lora Harrigan
  • Patent number: 5253370
    Abstract: A unibody base is formed by joining two sections of leatherette. Both sections are 21/4" wide and rectangular except that the 4" long Upper Section flares out to both sides at the top to a width of 31/4" from a point 2' below. The stitching is left open at the top to accommodate a three dimensional, simulated pocket silk handkerchief. The leatherette front of the Upper Section is mounted on a thin piece of rigid material 4" long having a loop VELCRO back, under the lower edge of which is sewn an additional 11/2" long piece of taffeta. The pliable Lower Section consists of a 5" leatherette front covered at the back with taffeta to which a 1/2" high width of hook VELCRO is sewn within its lower edge. The Lower Section is superimposed over the Upper Section 11/2" above the junction of the taffeta strip. The sections are joined by stitching the vertical edges, including those of the taffeta which is also sewn horizontally across the back of the Lower Section forming a pocket 3" deep.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 1991
    Date of Patent: October 19, 1993
    Inventor: Charles B. Mead
  • Patent number: 5159715
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a football shoulder pad which includes a pair of rigid arches and a less rigid pad member associated with each rigid arch. Each pad has opposite pockets which open toward each other, and terminal edges of the rigid arches are received in the pockets whereby the arches and the pad members can be readily assembled and disassembled. Snap fasteners or the like are utilized to hold the arches and associated pads assembled while facilitating the ease of release thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 1991
    Date of Patent: November 3, 1992
    Assignee: Ampac Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventors: Stanley M. Jurga, Mike Chen
  • Patent number: 5042091
    Abstract: A packet container for tissues for attachment to a garment for patients particularly old patients, specially adapted for use by a user who is immobilized in a chair or confined as an invalid in a bed by attaching the packet to the users garment, normally a gown or pajamas. The packet is constructed of a transparent material on the front panel to display the within contained package of tissues with an access opening and having a back panel provided with hook and loop attachment means for selectively attaching the packet to the users garment for use by the wearer or by an attendant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 1990
    Date of Patent: August 27, 1991
    Inventor: Rosalie R. Tonkens
  • Patent number: 5033117
    Abstract: A unitary full body exercise suit is disclosed. The invention is a one piece garment including a pair of shorts with two thigh portions for covering at least part of the thigh of a user integrally connected to an upper body portion which covers a substantial portion of the abdomen of the user. A set of pockets adapted to receive a weight are included, one on each thigh portion of the shorts.In the more specific embodiment, the invention is constructed of synthetic rubber and further includes belt loops between the upper body portion and the lower body portion adapted to receive a belt therebetween. The belt loops are comprised of straps which further support the weights in the pockets. The straps are sewn into the suit. Look and loop type fasteners are provided at the top of each of the pockets. Shoulder straps are included on the upper body portion of the suit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 23, 1991
    Inventor: Phil F. Fairweather
  • Patent number: 5003637
    Abstract: This relates to gloves, to the external back surfaces of which a utility attachment, such as a container for cigarettes, driver's license, credit cards, pens, pencils, comb, mirror, watch, radio, first aid equipment, or the like, or a decorative figure or symbol, may be removablay attached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 1988
    Date of Patent: April 2, 1991
    Inventor: Edward M. Lonon
  • Patent number: 4899395
    Abstract: A self-sufficient pocket for concealing a small item, the pocket being attachable to the inner surface of an undergarment or garment where it is accessible only to the wearer thereof. The pocket is composed of a rectangular back sheet marginally sealed to a larger rectangular front sheet except at the top side to leave a top entry to form an open pocket for receiving the item. The back sheet is centered with respect to the front sheet to define a frame-like border thereon which is coated with a layer of pressure-sensitive adhesive. When the loaded pocket is pressed against the inner surface of the garment, this action also serves to close the pocket. When the pocket is thereafter stripped off the garment, the pocket is then open and the item can be removed from the pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 1989
    Date of Patent: February 13, 1990
    Inventor: Donald Spector
  • Patent number: 4834688
    Abstract: A surface of an article of clothing is provided with a transparent pouch for holding a liquid representative of a beverage. The article has indicia thereon whereby the indicia is visible through the pouch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 1988
    Date of Patent: May 30, 1989
    Inventor: Leonard W. Jones
  • Patent number: 4771479
    Abstract: A clothing article surrounds a wearer's upper torso. The article includes connected front and back portions, a collar, and sleeves. A pocket is formed in the back portion. The pocket has a closable opening which is spaced from the upper edge. A scarf is connected to the upper inner portion of the pocket. The pocket is shaped and dimensioned to neatly receive the scarf in folded condition when the wearer does not desire to use the scarf. The scarf is easily removable through the pocket opening so that it can be unfolded and worn around a wearer's neck.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 1986
    Date of Patent: September 20, 1988
    Inventor: Irwin Silver
  • Patent number: 4599750
    Abstract: A hand holding attachment secured to a pair of jeans or a skirt which includes a patch of flexible material attached thereto which may be in the form of a pocket. Secured to the pocket is a strip of material which provides a conveniently reached and grasped hand hold for a child.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 1985
    Date of Patent: July 15, 1986
    Inventor: Abdul M. Rahaman
  • Patent number: 4334326
    Abstract: As an improvement to key holders of the type attached to a garment or the like, to prevent inadvertent loss or for other such reasons, the within holder has one end of a closed loop in stitched attachment to a supporting fabric panel and contemplates that the other free or unattached end be projected through a buttonhole of a pocket patch or closure flap, to thereby present a neat and distinctive appearance effectively serving as a display position for the key holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 1980
    Date of Patent: June 15, 1982
    Inventor: Thomas T. Mallow