Fastening Attachments Patents (Class 2/251)
  • Patent number: 9603426
    Abstract: Apparatuses and methods for protecting an optical device generally comprise: a sleeve portion to circumscribe and substantially conform to the shape of at least a portion of a housing of the optical device, and a body portion detachably coupled to the sleeve portion, wherein the body portion comprises an elongated piece comprising at least a first flap at a first end to encase a first lens. The sleeve portion and the body portion comprise of an elastic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: Scopecoat LLC
    Inventor: Daniel D. Evans
  • Publication number: 20150101108
    Abstract: Disclosed is an adhesive pocket that can removably attach to an article of clothing or directly onto a user's skin underneath clothing. The pocket of the present invention comprises closed side ends, a closed lower end, and an open upper end that provides access to a defined interior volume therein. In one embodiment, the open upper end comprises a flap attached thereto, wherein the flap comprises a first fastener at an underside thereof. The first fastener can be removably secured to a second fastener on the pocket so as to securely close the upper end. In another embodiment, the open upper end comprises a zip-lock enclosure. The pocket can attach to an article of clothing or onto the user's skin by means of an adhesive material disposed on a back side of the pocket. Additionally, the pocket is waterproof so as to keep the contents therein dry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Inventor: Cameron Wallace
  • Patent number: 8992024
    Abstract: A system is provided for projecting a three-dimensional image. The system includes a light source and a polarization conversion system for converting light emitted from the light source to circular polarization. A beam splitter device is disposed adjacent the light source to receive light, and an LCoS image device is disposed adjacent the beam splitter device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventor: Casimer M. DeCusatis
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20140366250
    Abstract: A pocket incorporated into a garment or accessory provides shielding for wireless communication and other electronic devices and allows insertion and extraction of a wireless communication or other electronic device from the pocket in a simple and natural motion while avoiding compromise of the fit, appearance or function of the garment or accessory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: Sofio's, L.L.C.
    Inventors: Michael Barone, Oyungerel Bagmid
  • Patent number: 8898817
    Abstract: An interchangeable patch device including a base portion having a rear side entirely covered with an adhesive that is attached to an item, such as clothing, and an indicia-bearing top portion removably attached to the base portion via a first zipper track continuously disposed along a base perimeter which releasably interlocks with a second zipper track disposed along a perimeter of the top portion. An internal cavity defined by a bottom side of top portion, a top portion wall, the second zipper track, and the base portion front side is provided to store small objects therein, such as a cellular phone, business cards, and pens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Inventors: Yannik Morales, Jennifer Morales
  • Patent number: 8856970
    Abstract: A pocket for a garment is disclosed. The pocket comprises a first layer and a second layer, which is attached to the first layer to form a partially enclosed space. The partially enclosed space comprises a region defined by a first line corresponding substantially to a line of flexion of a hip joint of a wearer of the garment and a second line corresponding substantially to a centerline of a thigh of a wearer of the garment. The region is configured and disposed to substantially conceal an object stored in the region from a person viewing the garment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: CCW Breakaways LLC
    Inventor: Jay French
  • Publication number: 20140259298
    Abstract: Provided is a wearable pocket that can be inside clothing through a magnetic connection with a button on outside of the clothing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventor: Mojgan Esagoff
  • Publication number: 20140245518
    Abstract: A beverage holding garment wherein the beverage holder is disposed in the garment such that it is substantially concealed when not in use so that the garment appears to not have a beverage holder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2014
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Inventor: David Michael Claeys
  • Publication number: 20140102050
    Abstract: A pouch having a flap and a closure system featuring a face fastener attached to the front wall of the pouch body, and a mating flap fastener as part of the flap. One fastener of the closure system is a loop fastener component carrying a field of hook-engageable fibers. The other fastener of the closure system is a hook fastener component with an array of hooks. A significant majority of the hooks are oriented such that their heads point in a common lateral direction. The flap is elastically stretchable by pulling on its free edge, such that the flap maintains the loop fastener component securely engaged to the hook fastener component when under tension, and such that stretching the flap reduces engagement between the loop fastener component and the hook fastener component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2013
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Inventor: Alan Lamper
  • Patent number: 8597071
    Abstract: A fragrant brasserie according to one embodiment includes a body portion having a pair of cups, a pair of side straps that engage one another for securely attaching the brasserie to a person's body, and a pair of shoulder straps connected between the cups and the side straps. The body portion has a front section located between the pair of cups that includes an opening leading into an interior compartment. The brasserie also includes a fragrant article that is removably disposed within the interior compartment. The fragrant article has a fragrance associated therewith that provides a pleasant scent that can be experienced over a period of time. The fragrant article is formed of a material that absorbs a liquid and includes a liquid fragrance that impregnates the material so as to provide a pleasant smelling experience when the fragrant article is worn with the brasserie.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Inventors: Michael Shweky, Robert Laniado
  • Publication number: 20130269086
    Abstract: A pocket for a garment is disclosed. The pocket comprises a first layer and a second layer, which is attached to the first layer to form a partially enclosed space. The partially enclosed space comprises a region defined by a first line corresponding substantially to a line of flexion of a hip joint of a wearer of the garment and a second line corresponding substantially to a centerline of a thigh of a wearer of the garment. The region is configured and disposed to substantially conceal an object stored in the region from a person viewing the garment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2013
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventor: Jay FRENCH
  • Patent number: 8484763
    Abstract: A strap assembly includes an upper strap and left and right straps. The straps are coupled with respect to each other. A bra had front and rear sections depending from the straps. The bra has spaced arm holes and an upper neck hole and a lower body hole. At least one patch is operatively associated with the bra. The patch has upper and lower edges separated by a height. The patch has parallel left and right edges separated by a width. The patch has a periphery with stitching coupling the left and right and lower edges of the patch to the bra. A linear slit is formed in the patch parallel with, and closely spaced from, the upper edge of the patch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Inventor: Sharon J. Lucas
  • Patent number: 8407816
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment provides for a secure pocket that includes a backing, an inner-lower panel coupled to the backing and an upper-outer panel flap coupled to the backing. The upper-outer panel flap overlaps a portion of a circumference of the inner-lower panel and an inner-lower panel opening is covered by the upper-outer panel flap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: Endless Ammo, Inc.
    Inventor: George James Rhoades, II
  • Publication number: 20120317701
    Abstract: Disclosed is an adhesable garment pocket and method of attachment that is adapted to create a secure connection with a target garment, provide a securable pocket enclosure and further a novel connection means that contemplates several ornamental designs and configurations. The garment pocket comprises coextensive adhesive backing surface that is preferably enlarged with respect to the pocket, wherein a pocket flap is connected to the backing surface along three of its sides. The backing surface provides a continuous surface area, preferably extending beyond the boundaries of the pocket flap, wherein the rear side of the backing surface comprises adhesive bonding material. The backing surface is designed to include varying boundary shapes, colors, embossments and patterns to create a unique pocket background, while its continuous surface area ensures a stable and long-term connection to the target garment without the use of fasteners or stitching.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2012
    Publication date: December 20, 2012
    Inventor: Iris Bohun
  • Patent number: 8256023
    Abstract: A coverall is convenient for a worker to act, and can be easily distinguished at night, with a convenience for a worker in doing a job. The coverall includes an upper clothes part, waist part and lower clothes part. The coverall has a shape wrapping an upper body of worker, and the upper and lower clothes parts are united through the waist part. The upper clothes part includes a wear fastener part, front-face protective cover, back fold part formed folded on the right and left both sides of the back surface, and a luminous band. The waist part has a waist band with elasticity. The lower clothes part is coupled to the upper clothes part in a united type with the waist part, and includes a lower clothes opening part openable along a hip part of worker on a rear face, a dual pocket, and a luminous band. The lower clothes opening part is formed in a “?” or “?” shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Inventors: Nam Kyu Park, Young Soo Lee
  • Patent number: 8234720
    Abstract: A sweatshirt is disclosed that has a main body with a front panel and a back panel. The front panel includes an inner surface and an outer surface. The back panel also includes an inner surface and an outer surface. A pair of pockets having a pair of opposing edges is positioned on a lower edge of the front panel proximate the opening. At least one closure means is positioned in the front panel. The closure means includes a bottom zipper and a second zipper. The bottom zipper includes a first row teeth and a second row teeth extending along the pair of opposing edges in the front panel. The second zipper includes a first row teeth and a second row teeth extending along the opposing edges of the pair of pockets, each being proximate the bottom zipper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Inventors: Seth Freedman, Lindsey Demayo
  • Patent number: 8220074
    Abstract: A garment (100) for selectively warming or cooling a wearer includes a layer of material (101) with one or more pockets (201, 202, 203) coupled thereto. The one or more pockets (201, 202, 203) are configured to selectively receive one or more heating or cooling packs (500). In one embodiment, the one or more pockets (201, 202, 203) include a thermal adjustment layer (405), which may be configured as a thermal adjustment pocket (406), or a foldable layer of material (706). At least a portion of the thermal adjustment layer (405) may be selectively placed either between the one or more heating or cooling packs (204) and the wearer, or between the one or more heating or cooling packs (204) and an outer pocket portion (301) of a pocket (300). The one or more pockets (201, 202, 203) may be detachable from the garment (100), and may be of the same or different material as that of the garment (100).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Inventor: Lisa Sutker
  • Publication number: 20120117713
    Abstract: Pants (10) are provided with one or more exterior pockets (14, 16, 20) for access to one or more interior pockets for receiving a concealed item. One or more of the exterior pockets includes an opening for passing the user's hand inward. A sleeve-shaped member (44, 50) inside the pants is provided for fitting circumferentially about the leg of the user, and includes a front planar layer and a rear planar layer. A supporting strap (48, 52) is provided for fitting circumferentially about the waist or the leg of the user, and a suspension strap (52, 56) interconnects the supporting strap to the sleeve-shaped member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2010
    Publication date: May 17, 2012
    Inventor: Brian D. Hoffner
  • Publication number: 20120036617
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for an apparel access passage. A device may include one or more top panels, one or more bottom panels, and one or more hinges coupling the one or more top panels to the one or more bottom panels. One or more fasteners may be coupled to at least one of the one or more top panels and the one or more bottom panels. One or more apertures may pass through at least one of the one or more hinges, the one or more top panels, and the one or more bottom panels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2010
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Inventor: Pamela Marzban Chism
  • Publication number: 20120030864
    Abstract: A pocket system for an athletic garment according to embodiments of the present invention includes a center pocket and first and second pockets each having an outer, inner, top, and bottom edge. The top edges are open, while the inner, outer, and bottom edges are closed. A vertical centerline of the garment substantially aligns with a user's spine, and the first pocket is located on the athletic garment on one side of the vertical centerline, while the second pocket is located on the garment on the other side of the vertical centerline. The first and second pockets are in a substantially symmetrical configuration about the vertical centerline, and the center pocket is substantially centered on the vertical centerline. The first, second, and center pockets are disposed entirely within a larger, outer pocket, according to such embodiments of the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2010
    Publication date: February 9, 2012
    Applicant: DASHAMERICA, INC. D/B/A PEARL IZUMI USA, INC.
    Inventors: Caroline Marois, Sue McKinney
  • Publication number: 20110277220
    Abstract: The foregoing descriptions of specific embodiments of the present invention have been presented for purposes of illustration and description. They are not intended to be exhaustive or limit the present invention to the precise forms disclosed, and obviously many modifications and variations are possible in light of the above teaching. The exemplary embodiment was chosen and described in order to best explain the principles of the present invention and its practical application, to thereby enable others skilled in the art to best utilize the present invention and various embodiments with various modifications as are suited to the particular use contemplated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2011
    Publication date: November 17, 2011
    Inventor: Marquita Kay Bower
  • Publication number: 20110203033
    Abstract: Retractable Pocket Security Device for pockets to retain the contents against loss or unauthorized removal. The device consists of a vertical pocket covered by a fabric flap affixed to button/snap/Velcro which covers said pocket when engaged in front position (security position). The device is either affixed in the security position or rotated backward and secured into the rear/storage position by a second button/snap/Velcro. Attached or stored in retracted position, the device will allow regular functioning of said pocket. Placement of front and rear button/snap/Velcro allow attachment of utility pockets/belts ie, water bottle holder, camera/video camera holder, utility belt, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2009
    Publication date: August 25, 2011
    Inventor: Adam David Rapp
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20110056001
    Abstract: A selectively attachable/detachable pocket flap includes a base member and a flap member. Respectively straight edges of the base and flap members are joined together to establish a hinge line so the members can each be rotated about the hinge line to establish a potential space between them. In use, the base member is inserted into a pocket that is established by a pocket panel on an article of clothing. Stated differently, the pocket panel is positioned in the potential space between the base and flap members. The flap member is then rotated about the hinge line to position the pocket panel between the base member and the flap member to hold the pocket flap on the article of clothing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2009
    Publication date: March 10, 2011
    Inventors: Kathy A. Missett, Kinely M. Bennett
  • Patent number: 7886902
    Abstract: A magnetically fastened storage pocket for a storage container such as a golf bag. A fabric pocket provides overlapping pocket panels that are arranged to accommodate one-handed opening/closing operations. A fastener assembly includes mating magnetic pieces. Resilient stay member(s) having shape retaining properties and fittings and/or elastic members define and resiliently maintain the pocket shape and align the pocket and magnet pieces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2011
    Assignee: Dynamic Brands, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew Cimini, Michael Fox
  • Publication number: 20110030126
    Abstract: A garment pocket configured to carry, in a concealed and readily-accessible state, a handgun or other object is disclosed. The garment pocket has a receiving zone where the handgun or other object can be carried. The relative position of the receiving zone can be adjusted for the comfort of the wearer or to increase the concealment of the handgun or object in the receiving zone. In addition, a guard can be positioned on the outer surface of the pocket to prevent objects outside of the pocket from protruding into the receiving zone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2010
    Publication date: February 10, 2011
    Inventor: Jay FRENCH
  • Publication number: 20110016615
    Abstract: A pocket or pouch that can be securely attached to the inside of an outer garment that will provide physical and RFID security for documents such as passports and credit cards that are increasingly using active RFID, that also will be user friendly and comfortable for the person using the pouch and will allow quick and easy access to the items when needed. A subset of this pouch or pocket will provide RFID security for the increasingly use of active RFID badges for identification and access to secure areas and facilities. This subset will allow for quick and easy movement of the badge out of the pouch for scanning and quick and easy return to the secure position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2010
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Inventor: Julie Massey
  • Publication number: 20100313324
    Abstract: A coverall is convenient for a worker to act, and can be easily distinguished at night, with a convenience for a worker in doing a job. The coverall includes an upper clothes part, waist part and lower clothes part. The coverall has a shape wrapping an upper body of worker, and the upper and lower clothes parts are united through the waist part. The upper clothes part includes a wear fastener part, front-face protective cover, back fold part formed folded on the right and left both sides of the back surface, and a luminous band. The waist part has a waist band with elasticity. The lower clothes part is coupled to the upper clothes part in a united type with the waist part, and includes a lower clothes opening part openable along a hip part of worker on a rear face, a dual pocket, and a luminous band. The lower clothes opening part is formed in a “?” or “?” shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2008
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Inventor: Nam Kyu Park
  • Publication number: 20100242147
    Abstract: An item of clothing for personal air-conditioning which has at least one three-dimensional air-flow guiding structure. The air-flow guiding structure is an air-impermeable woven spacing fabric. At least one pocket exists to accommodate an air-pumping device. The pocket interior is connected to the structure which allows for an air-flow capable of being supplied by the air-pumping device into the structure or out of the structure and connected to the environment allowing air to be drawn from or expelled into the environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2007
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: ENTRAK ENERGIE- U. ANTRIEBSTECHNIK GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Sebastian Heinz Pohr, Alfred Vogler
  • Publication number: 20100175168
    Abstract: Removable fashion overlays for clothing are described herein that comprise: a) at least one piece of fabric overlay material; and b) at least one coupling apparatus, wherein the fabric overlay material is designed to be applied to a piece of clothing using the at least one coupling apparatus and wherein the fabric overlay material does not form a pocket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2008
    Publication date: July 15, 2010
    Inventor: Paul Yari
  • Publication number: 20100083422
    Abstract: A garment in accordance with an embodiment of the present application includes a removable and replaceable pocket with a unique design that can be removed and replaced with a pocket of a different design.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2009
    Publication date: April 8, 2010
    Inventor: John Lebl
  • Publication number: 20100077530
    Abstract: An upper garment includes a generally tubular panel having first and second opposite openings along a longitudinal axis of the garment and covering at least a waist section of a wearer s body. The panel is adapted to be tuck into a lower garment worn, at least along a waist line of the wearer. A first fastener is disposed on an interior surface of the panel facing the body of the wearer and is positioned generally adjacent to the waist-line of the wearer. The upper garment further includes a pouch including a second fastener. The second fastener is adapted to releasably mate with the first fastener mechanism. When the second fastener is releasably mated with the first fastener, the pouch is at least partially overlaid by the panel and is positioned to be tucked, along with the panel, into the lower garment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2009
    Publication date: April 1, 2010
    Inventor: Harry O.
  • Publication number: 20100071110
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a garment with pockets may be provided for wearing around the waist when additional carrying space is needed. In some embodiments, the garment may be shaped similar to a long sleeve shirt, sweater, or the like, and may be tied around the waist. In some embodiments, the garment may have one or more layers. Further, the garment may have pockets, which are accessible when wearing the garment. In some embodiments, the pockets may be positioned on the extensions and/or the main portion. The garment may include patch pockets or pockets between the one or more layers. Some embodiments of a garment may be reversible. In addition, the garment may come in different sizes. In an embodiment, the garment may have reflective or iridescent strips, and may display logos, numbers, and/or names.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2009
    Publication date: March 25, 2010
    Inventor: Deb STEVENS
  • Publication number: 20100044249
    Abstract: A novelty apparel item generally includes a perspiration barrier having a moisture resistant, skin compatible adhesive on one of its surface areas that facilitates attaching the pocket construction to a desired skin area of a user and a water resistant adhesive on opposite one of its surfaces that facilitates securing a pouch to the perspiration barrier, whereby the contents of the pocket remain dry under heavy perpetrating or even submersion under water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2009
    Publication date: February 25, 2010
    Inventor: Perriann M. Holden
  • Publication number: 20100000003
    Abstract: An upper garment with a travel pocket includes a panel covering a part of a wearer's body and a first pocket positioned on the panel generally below a waist line of the wearer. The first pocket is accessible to the wearer from a first top side of the first pocket, wherein said first top side is substantially along the waist line of the wearer. A second pocket is positioned between the first pocket and the panel, and is accessible to the wearer from a first top side of said second pocket. A first fastener mechanism reversibly closes the first top side of the first pocket with respect to the panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2009
    Publication date: January 7, 2010
    Inventor: Harry O.
  • Publication number: 20090320183
    Abstract: A breast pocket adapted for use with a music player to be worn with shirts or jackets on the breast side of a shirt or jacket. The shirt pocket is a layer of fabric with a shirt orifice. The shirt orifice is sized to approximate the operational surface of a music player.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2008
    Publication date: December 31, 2009
    Inventor: Maria J. Riney
  • Publication number: 20090282600
    Abstract: A multi-pocket assembly attachable to a garment and more particularly to a multipocket system for pants that allows easy access even when a user is in a seated position. One embodiment provides has a first pocket structure having an interior access opening with means for closing the top and at least one vertical side. Additional pockets can be added on top of the first pocket. Additional features that can be added to the invention include reflective tape, securable flaps, zippers, pleats, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2008
    Publication date: November 19, 2009
    Inventor: Steven J. Robinson
  • Publication number: 20090158500
    Abstract: A method of making a cuff by obtaining a piece of flexible material in the shape of a rectangle having first and second longitudinal edges, front and back faces, and first and second latitudinal edges; folding over the first and second latitudinal edges to meet the parallel fold lines; uniting the latitudinal edges to the fold lines to form first and second hems; folding a first half of the flexible material back over a second half of the flexible material along the third fold line so that the front face is on the interior and hems are on the exterior forming a tube; uniting the first and second longitudinal edges to form a flat tube having a closed tube edge, which is divided into a first closed tube edge and a second closed tube edge; folding the first closed tube edge over the second closed tube edge along a fourth fold line, which is perpendicular to the closed tube edge, so that the second hem is brought adjacent to but does not overlap the first hem to form a folded flattened tube; uniting the first clo
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Inventors: Theodor Ross, Heidi Kleinman
  • Publication number: 20090158502
    Abstract: A garment is provided with a removable pocket formed by a removable panel. The removable panel has at least a portion of its outer perimeter folded about itself, and an upper edge and a lower edge extending from the upper edge. A first coupling mechanism extends continuously along the lower edge for removably coupling the panel to the garment, while a second coupling mechanism is positioned adjacent to the upper edge for removably coupling the panel along the upper edge of the garment. A pocket is formed between an outer surface of the garment and the removable panel. An attachment feature secures the removable panel to the garment independent of the first and second coupling mechanisms. An additional pocket is attached to the garment and at least partially encompassed by the removable pocket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2008
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Inventors: Jeffrey Ronald Medolla, Julie Tate Drochelman
  • Publication number: 20090094725
    Abstract: An article of clothing for supporting a personal electronic listening device comprised of: at least one pocket on the clothing, each pocket having at least one pocket aperture to allow an earpiece cord of the personal electronic listening device to pass from inside the pocket to outside of the clothing, and at least one clothing aperture on the clothing, each clothing aperture allowing the earpiece cord to pass from outside to inside the clothing and to on or near the wearer's head. The pocket can further include a cover flap to temporarily close the opening and the cover flap can further include a fastening member to temporarily secure the cover flap to the body of the pocket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2007
    Publication date: April 16, 2009
    Inventors: Stephen Smith, Paul Mayer
  • Publication number: 20090055996
    Abstract: A pocket made of a cloth/water resistant/water proof material that may be attached via the accompanying fastening system (i.e. hook and loop, iron on, etc.) anywhere and to any surface a person desires. The pocket may be affixed or portable at a person's discretion. It may be placed in any inconspicuous location to protect it from the view of would be thieves. With the hook and loop closure, the pocket opening securely fastens and protects the contents form accidental loss. Being constructed of a water resistant/water proof material, it helps protect the contents from the weather and the surrounding environment. Having gussets in the pocket's sides and bottom gives it greater capacity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2007
    Publication date: March 5, 2009
    Inventors: Jeffrey Charles Green, Floyd Shannon Smith
  • Publication number: 20090031468
    Abstract: Reversible sweatshirt has a pair of contiguous configurations, each of which may have distinct coloration and distinct embroidery and a secure pocket slot, the application of such embroidery is facilitated through a secure pocket slot having a secure interior pocket pouch, accessible from one or more of the contiguous configurations, for safely securing items and for facilitating the embroidery process of both contiguous configurations. A wearer may select which side of the reversible sweatshirt to wars outside and/or inside, to expose the secure pocket slot and display the distinct coloration and distinct embroidery of the exposed configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2007
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Inventor: Louis Albert Sandoval
  • Publication number: 20090025117
    Abstract: A pocket for a garment is disclosed. The pocket comprises a first layer and a second layer, which is attached to the first layer to form a partially enclosed space. The partially enclosed space comprises a region defined by (1) a first line corresponding substantially to a line of flexion of a hip joint of a wearer of the garment and (2) a second line corresponding substantially to a centerline of a thigh of a wearer of the garment. The region is configured and disposed to substantially conceal an object stored in the region from a person viewing the garment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2008
    Publication date: January 29, 2009
    Inventor: Jay FRENCH
  • Publication number: 20080289082
    Abstract: Clothing garments having detachable, interchangeable pocket panels or pockets are disclosed. The pocket panels or pockets can have a variety of different designs and/or color schemes. The pocket panels or pockets may be removably attached to one or more pocket regions of garments such as shirts or pants. Thus, a variety of different clothing designs and color schemes can be obtained from a single garment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2007
    Publication date: November 27, 2008
    Inventor: Marvin Harris
  • Publication number: 20080222780
    Abstract: The nature of this invention is a pocket for a cell phone/s or portable CD player that fits snug against the hip, has a secure closure and is quickly accessible. Loss or breakage of the delicate plastic clip that hold the cell phones in place will not occur. Millions of people walk around with their CD player in their hand, which is uncomfortable, inconvenient and dangerous. The pocket allows a music device to be carried and used without implementing the hands when listening to music. The earplug connection is at a perfect relaxed distance from the user's ear/s. This invention will become a standard for everyone in the world who uses cell phones and portable CD players and wants the convenience of a pocket positioned on the hip more easily accessible to the hands, eyes and ears. No pockets currently exist like this type located on the hip area of clothing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2008
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Inventor: Gregory Walker Johnson
  • Publication number: 20080196147
    Abstract: The present invention provides mascot type storage shorts that are compact at time of carrying, enable sanitary storage, and have excellent fashionability. The present invention is configured such that a mascot-shaped body (3) is sewed or otherwise attached to any one of the front panel, rear panel or waist portion of a shorts main body (2), and the shorts main body can be stored through a storage port (35) provided on the rear surface of the mascot-shaped body. The mascot-shaped body is produced in a mascot in the shape of a doll, flower, animal or other motif, and in consideration of convenience at time of carrying, locking means (60) enables the mascot type storage shorts to be hung from a key holder or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2004
    Publication date: August 21, 2008
    Inventors: Taeko Kume, Kiyoshi Kume
  • Publication number: 20080163407
    Abstract: A hat assembly which includes a hat dimensioned to be worn on a person's head. A container having a pocket dimensioned to receive personal items, such as keys or credit cards, is detachably secured to the hat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2008
    Publication date: July 10, 2008
    Inventor: Scott Gardner
  • Publication number: 20080163443
    Abstract: A pocket pendent from a rectangular fabric such as a towel provides means for storage of small objects, such as soap. The rectangle with the pendent pocket may also have side closure means on the rectangle so placed that a carrier can be formed from said rectangle and the pocket is positioned inside the carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2007
    Publication date: July 10, 2008
    Inventor: Charles Brown