Hunters' And Special-article Carrying Patents (Class 2/94)
  • Patent number: 11058159
    Abstract: A garment for wearing post-surgery, comprising first and second panel portions constructed of an elastic material, a closure mechanism for detachably attaching the edges of the panel portions, and, an elastic support band associated with either the upper or bottom area of the panel portions. The garment may further include at least one retention strip of material associated in at least one place on the first or second panel portions. At least one retention member is adapted to removably attach to the retention strip. At least one pouch that can hold a drainage bulb, monitoring device, or other item, may also be removably attached to the retention strip. The garment may be constructed as a vest, girdle, leg sleeve, or other form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: THE MARENA GROUP, LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey Dan Stephens, Terrell Douglas Abney, Linda Marie Burhance, Jeffrey Robert Cellini
  • Patent number: 11058160
    Abstract: Aspects herein are directed to a garment that can be converted from a vest to a jacket and vice versa. The garment comprises sleeves having a proximal end and a distal end. A posterior portion of the proximal end of each sleeve is permanently affixed to a torso portion of the garment adjacent to a posterior edge of a sleeve opening of the garment. And an anterior portion of the proximal end of each sleeve is releasably coupled to the torso portion adjacent to an anterior edge of the sleeve opening of the garment. The garment may additionally comprise a pocket located on an inner-facing surface of a back aspect of a torso portion of the garment. When in the form of a vest, the anterior portion of the proximal end of each sleeve may be de-coupled from the sleeve openings, and the sleeves may be stowed within the pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: Michelle Jeong-Eun Kwak
  • Patent number: 11013276
    Abstract: A clothing part configured to surround a human body to protect the human body; and an accommodation part connected to the clothing part and configured to provide an accommodation space which is a predetermined space in which a predetermined object is received, wherein the accommodation part may form one surface together with the clothing part as an accommodation coupling part which is a part of the accommodation part is coupled to a clothing coupling part which is a part of the clothing part in a storing portion, and may provide the accommodation space which is a space in which a predetermined object is received, together with the clothing part as the accommodation coupling part and the clothing coupling part are separated from each other and thus a portion of the clothing part and a portion of the accommodation part are spaced apart from each other in an accommodation position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: KIDO SPORTS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Robert Koller
  • Patent number: 10973309
    Abstract: A versatile jacket and backpack that combines portability and wearability for maximum flexibility. The jacket can be worn in a variety of configurations, and even stored in the adaptable back pack when not in use. The jacket portion is reversible for stylistic variety and accommodates attachment of the backpack on both the front and back of the jacket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Inventor: Creola Thomas
  • Patent number: 10918148
    Abstract: Aspects herein disclose a sleeve construction for a garment comprising a right sleeve with a first pocket located superior to an elbow area of the sleeve. The pocket opening of the first pocket is positioned on an anterior aspect of the right sleeve and the pocket space extends across the anterior aspect of the right sleeve. The garment further comprises a left sleeve having a second pocket located superior to an elbow area of the left sleeve. The pocket opening of the second pocket is positioned on a medial aspect of the left sleeve and the pocket space extends across the posterior aspect of the left sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: NIKE, INC.
    Inventors: Baron C. Brandt, Karey Cruz
  • Patent number: 10849372
    Abstract: A rain cover system includes a jacket composed of a rain resistant material to be worn by a user, the jacket having a compartment accessible from a back portion of the jacket via a closure mechanism; and a pack cover disposed within the compartment to extend away from the back portion of the jacket; the pack cover is configured to enclose a backpack to protect against rain; the pack cover is integral with the jacket, thereby providing zero access points for water to reach the backpack; and the pack cover is stored flat against the user's back within the compartment when not in use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Inventors: Konner Hartman, Michael Benavidez
  • Patent number: 10842203
    Abstract: A waterfowl hunting coat includes a coat torso portion covering the torso of the hunter. An integrated waterfowl hunting pocket suite includes a plurality pockets positioned on the coat torso portion. The integrated waterfowl hunting pocket suite includes at least one shell pouch that has a flapless opening and is positioned on a lower portion of the coat torso portion for receiving shotgun shells and making the shotgun shells and other ammunition accessible to the hunter. An upper cargo pocket provides a side loading opening for storing and permitting ready access to items of the hunter other than shotgun shells. A lower cargo pocket includes a side loading opening for storing and permitting ready access to items of the hunter other than shotgun shells. A hand warmer pocket is positioned apart and away from the shell pouch, the upper cargo pocket, and the lower cargo pocket and for accepting the hand of the hunter by the hunter bending his elbow to an approximate 90-degree angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: DRAKE WATERFOWL SYSTEMS
    Inventors: Tate Wood, Bobby L. Windham, Jr., Jeff L. Jones
  • Patent number: 10758029
    Abstract: A backpack is provided with multiple attached hoods, comprising a front wall, a back wall, a first inner compartment for carrying items, and a second outer compartment having a pocket opening. The first and second hoods are attached to an attachment strip that is itself attached to the front wall of the backpack, but is spaced apart from the wall for creating a passage to the second outer compartment. At least one or both of the first and second hoods can pass through the passage to enter a pocket opening in the second outer compartment and may be selectively stored in the outer compartment independently of each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Inventor: Bryan Grismer
  • Patent number: 10754380
    Abstract: A wearable computing device mount may include a harness wearable by a user; a plate attached to the harness, wherein a computing device is selectively mounted to the plate via mechanical fasteners, the plate including a plurality of stanchions to separate a back side of the plate from the harness; and a docking station, the docking station to communicatively couple to the computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: John William Pennington, Jr., Fu-Yi Chen, ShuChun Hsiao, Daniel Young Yoon, Insun Hong, Will Macia
  • Patent number: 10690439
    Abstract: A self-defense garment assembly is further provided, including a garment for covering at least the body of a wearer having a garment interior surface; a cord retaining guide structure extending substantially within the garment along the garment interior surface; and a pull cord having a cord first end and a cord second end which is slidably retained within the cord retaining guide structure; so that at least a segment of the cord can be pulled out of the garment and used to fight a combat opponent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Inventor: Timothy Gillett
  • Patent number: 10681943
    Abstract: A reflective garment has a jacket having a channel formed therein. A strap slidably engages the channel, so that the strap may slide longitudinally within the channel. Cover bands extend across the channel, and over the strap, so that the strap slides within the channel and beneath the plurality of cover bands. The strap including a front surface that includes a plurality of reflective sections that are spaced apart from one another by a non-reflective sections, such that when the strap is in a first position, each of the plurality of cover bands covers one of the reflective sections, and when the strap is in a second position, the reflective sections are each within an open windows between the cover bands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Pacific Quest International, LLC
    Inventor: Helmut Seipmann
  • Patent number: 10499695
    Abstract: A transformable article of clothing wearable by a person in a plurality of configurations. According to various embodiments, a transformable article of clothing comprises a central tubular portion coupled to a first member and a second member is configurable between a shawl and a scarf. In another embodiment, a transformable article of clothing comprises a first continuous loop coupled to a second continuous loop and is configurable among a hat, a hood, a scarf and a hand warmer. In yet another embodiment, an article of clothing comprises a mask portion and an ear muffler portion selectively retained on ears of the wearer. In still another embodiment, a transformable glove comprises a hand portion, a thumb portion, a first finger portion and a second finger portion with an opening in at least one of thumb and finger portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Inventor: Ping Wu
  • Patent number: 10470555
    Abstract: An apparatus for holding game-calling devices includes a strap having a first end and a second end. The apparatus is further comprised of a first fastener attached to the strap at the first end and configured to attach to a garment. The apparatus is further comprised of a second fastener attached to the strap at the second end and configured to attach to the garment. The apparatus also includes a plurality of clips attached to the straps between the first and second ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Inventor: Jason Bird
  • Patent number: 10463565
    Abstract: A patient therapy device for providing treatment to a patient. The therapy device improves conformance to a joint and adjoining body parts. The device includes an angle adjustment assembly for forming the device into one of a plurality of predefined angles. The predefined angles may correspond to a desired angle of a joint during treatment. Further disclosed is a device for assisting a user with applying the therapy device to a body part. Also disclosed are methods of administering a treatment to an animate body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Coolsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark H. Lowe, Tamara L. Schirrmacher
  • Patent number: 10463093
    Abstract: A garment assembly includes a garment and a seat. The seat includes a front surface, a rear surface, a first side surface and a second side surface and defines an aperture that extends through the seat from the first side surface to the second side surface. The assembly further includes an at least partially elastic member including a first end section attached to the garment, a second end section attached to the garment, and an intermediate section extending through the seat aperture. At least one of the first end section and the second end section are elastic, and the intermediate section is elastic, such that the seat is deployable between a stowed position and a deployed position and exterior to the garment in the stowed and deployed position. The seat is configured to extend substantially vertical while stowed and substantially horizontal while deployed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: CABELA'S LLC
    Inventor: Kevin L. Matthews
  • Patent number: 10455873
    Abstract: A convertible garment, such as a jacket, tunic, sweater or vest, capable of being folded and converted into a carry-on bag and adapted for carrying articles normally carried in a handbag, briefcase, carry-on bag or suitcase, with pockets on the outside and in the lining portion of the garment, arranged so that the garment is not distorted by items carried within said pockets. The garment also has a back panel accessible from inside of the garment for carrying articles such as socks, underwear, shirts and trousers, with special compartments for such clothes. Zippers and hook and loop fasteners are used as closures for some of the pockets. A method for folding the garment and converting it into a conventional carry-on bag is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Inventor: Gerardo Feterman
  • Patent number: 10420443
    Abstract: A multipurpose garment is a vest with a detachable first sleeve and a detachable second sleeve. Sleeve fasteners positioned along a first arm cuff, second arm cuff, first detachable sleeve, and second detachable sleeve allow for the sleeves to be attached and detached from the vest. For storage purposes, a plurality of pockets is positioned across a rear panel and a front panel of the vest. Additionally, an elastomeric retention strap is positioned on the front flap and can be used to hold items against the vest. The plurality of pockets includes two columns of pockets plus a lone pocket on the front. The plurality of pockets also includes a first and second rear pocket which are connected by a channel, suited for electronic devices and portable power supplies. Drawstrings and belt loops, and front panel flaps allow for the garment to adjust to a better fit for a person.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Inventor: Journey St. John
  • Patent number: 10188160
    Abstract: A garment with post-operative drain compartments along an interior of the garment is manufactured and provided to a user after a surgical procedure. The garment has a first plurality of post-operative drain compartments on a first side of the garment and a second plurality of post-operative drain compartments on a second side of the garment. Each of the post-operative drain compartments supports a reservoir of a post-operative drain. The user, typically after a surgical procedure involving post-operative drains as part of recovery, wears the garment and inserts the reservoir of a post-operative drain into one of the post-operative drain compartments. The garment supports at least six post-operative drain compartments. At least one of the post-operative drain compartments is disposed above at least two others of the post-operative drain compartments. In one example, each of the openings post-operative drain compartments remains open and does not include any fastening mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Inventor: Aisha McCain
  • Patent number: 10085420
    Abstract: A diaper support garment for a four-legged animal comprises an article of animal clothing shaped to substantially cover fore and midsection body areas of a four-legged animal without covering or interfering with the waste product discharge areas of the animal; a closable utility envelope for defining at least one storage compartment which is removably secured to the article of animal clothing for helping to prevent displacement and slippage of a disposable diaper from a hindquarter area of the four-legged animal when the disposable diaper is worn in combination with the primary protective garment; the closable utility pocket being provided with a closure flap to seal the at least one storage compartment to conceal and store for deployment when needed at least one tethered diaper coupler for securely gripping and helping to maintain the disposable diaper in an intended animal protective position for capturing and collecting animal waste products discharged from the four-legged animal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Inventors: Jerry Richard Potts, Maria Paola Mangini Potts
  • Patent number: 10066901
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention relate to garments with at least one pocket for containing and allowing efficient retrieval of a concealed item, such as a handgun or other weapon. In some embodiments, the garments are upper body garments, such as a shirt, jacket, or vest, with at least one pocket for containing and allowing efficient retrieval of a concealed item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Inventors: Jason Dahl, Lacey Dahl
  • Patent number: 10048724
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a discrete type wearable computer. The discrete type wearable computer includes a clothing accessory having a first installation element, a second installation element and a third installation element; a main board module set on the clothing accessory by the first installation element; a near-eye display module electrically connected with the main board module; an air mouse module electrically connected with the main board module and set on the clothing accessory by the second installation element; and a battery module electrically connected with the main board module and set on the clothing accessory by the third installation element, wherein the main board module, the air mouse module, and the battery module are configured on the clothing accessory and separated from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Inventor: Tsai-Hsien Yang
  • Patent number: 10024631
    Abstract: Disclosed is a modular advanced technology -marksmanship proficiency (MAT-MP) system. The MAT-MP system provides marksmanship instructors with a robust and reconfigurable set of technological tools to quickly diagnose and remediate deficiencies in marksmanship skill at a live-fire range. The system diagnoses the shooter's performance using an array of sensors and an optic camera, all placed on the shooter's weapon, to continuously monitor and record his/her performance during weapon fire. Data output by the sensors and optic camera is gathered by the MAT-MP system's weapon-mounted control device and sent wirelessly to an instructor station, typically a tablet, laptop computer or the like. The MAT-MP coach software running on the instructor's computer presents a summarized analysis of the shooter's performance as well as provides the instructor the ability to view the raw sensor data graphically.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Rocco Portoghese, Tyson Griffin, Joseph Brian Vanciel, Paul Geoffrey Barber, Matthew James Lankford, Richard Hebb, Thomas James Foster, Ryan Matthew Faircloth, Matthew Paul Adams
  • Patent number: 9986774
    Abstract: In described embodiments, the present invention is a garment having panels provided in an interior portion thereof such that the panels are invertible in the garment insertable into the panels, forming a pillow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Inventors: Francisco Puente, Zachary Gow
  • Patent number: 9980526
    Abstract: A garment for regulating temperature is provided, with a body including a back panel and at least one front panel and at least partially joined along at least one common edge, an inner liner panel fastened to an inner surface of at least one of the back panel and to the at least one front panel with a first surface, and a second surface opposite to the first surface of the inner liner panel, and at least one pocket with top, bottom and side edges, being fastened to at least one of the first and second surfaces of the inner removable liner panel. The at least one pocket has at least one side opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Inventor: Mark Silverberg
  • Patent number: 9931545
    Abstract: A sports apparel top is adapted with an integral generally tubular, flexible sleeve affixed for holding and dispensing tennis balls. The sleeve defines first end forming a ball-receiving inlet disposed at the shoulder portion of the apparel, and a second end forming a ball-dispensing outlet disposed at the side of the apparel proximal the wearer's waistline. This configuration allows a tennis player to insert tennis balls into the sleeve inlet, and to retrieve tennis balls from the sleeve outlet using his/her free left hand. The sleeve may further be adapted with external loops that may be employed to hold a tennis racket by insertion of the handle end therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Inventor: Gaia Calcaterra
  • Patent number: 9854856
    Abstract: A protective body vest is disclosed applicable to industrial and contractor related work for carrying heavy and irregular shaped objects on the user's shoulder. The vest is in the shape of a typical armless vest, but can be adapted to have long sleeves to protect the wearers' arms as well as his torso, neck and shoulder. The vest has thick variable type padding for the vest garment and has a combination hard and soft support for the shoulder pads. Reflective bands on the vest offer protection by giving notice to all around of the wearer's presence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Inventor: Jimmy R. Baldonado
  • Patent number: 9687066
    Abstract: A jacket includes an inner harness, a jacket for wearing over the harness, and a load for attachment to the harness through attachment openings in the jacket. The load can be an airbag, a backpack, or other load or load carrying member for attaching to the harness. The jacket has at least one back opening providing access to the inner harness, to facilitate the attachment of the load to the harness. The jacket can be readily removed without disturbing the harness or its load. The removed jacket is effectively carried by the load and/or harness to which the load is secured. The inner harness can be used to carry loads without using the jacket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Inventor: Corbin J. Redli
  • Patent number: 9681737
    Abstract: Shoulder strap retention devices that are used to secure the shoulder straps of an article in position relative to a separate chest panel or protector so that they do not slip off the chest panel or the shoulders of a user carrying the article are disclosed. In one embodiment, the shoulder strap retention devices include a retention strap and anchoring strips that are secured to the retention strap and used to attach the shoulder strap retention device to an article having shoulder straps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: Mystery Ranch
    Inventor: Dana W. Gleason
  • Patent number: 9681739
    Abstract: A shoulder strap pack is provided for carrying school supplies, camping equipment, tools or the like. At least one of the pack straps includes a loop or sleeve cooperatively engaging at least one of the pack straps. The loop or sleeve includes a resealable compartment for storing a hood or a portion of a hood therein. To use the hood, the user opens the compartment in the backpack strap loop or sleeve, and pulls out an attached hood or portion of a hood. The entire hood may be disposed within a compartment formed in a single sleeve or a pair of mating sleeves may be secured to opposing straps of a backpack, wherein each sleeve include a mated portion or half of the attached hood which can be joined via a connecting means such as a zipper. After use, the hood can be stored in the compartment of the sleeve of the pack strap. The hood may include a tie for fastening the hood around the user's head and under the chin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Inventor: Bernard J. Killion
  • Patent number: 9554638
    Abstract: A jacket includes an inner harness, a jacket for wearing over the harness, and a load for attachment to the harness through attachment openings in the jacket. The load can be an airbag, a backpack, or other load or load carrying member for attaching to the harness. The jacket has at least one back opening providing access to the inner harness, to facilitate the attachment of the load to the harness. The jacket can be readily removed without disturbing the harness or its load. The removed jacket is effectively carried by the load and/or harness to which the load is secured. The inner harness can be used to carry loads without using the jacket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Inventor: Corbin J. Redli
  • Patent number: 9474663
    Abstract: A trauma management kit includes a main quick release bag for holding wound bandaging materials wherein the bag is made of a flexible nylon duck material, a rigid tourniquet holster fastened to an exterior surface of the quick release bag for receiving and holding a tourniquet therein for immediate access to the tourniquet without opening the main quick release bag. The holster preferably includes a two piece polymer case having an inner shell and an outer shell held together by rivets adjacent an upper opening of the case. A fabric holster cover made of nylon duck material is sewn to the exterior surface of the quick release bag over the holster to mitigate a near infrared signature of the polymer case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: TRIBALCO, LLC
    Inventor: Jeremy Catrone
  • Patent number: 9456639
    Abstract: A fashionable active wear garment with many user convenience features is described herein. The garment includes an upper portion and a lower portion joined by an elastic member that encircles at least a portion of the torso and is used for supporting the wearer during rigorous activity. The garment has several pockets placed in the front and rear, with one pocket located between the shoulder blades of a wearer for vertically inserting a fluid container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Inventor: Colleen Aylward
  • Patent number: 9414631
    Abstract: An upper body apparel with concealed pouches includes an upper body garment, an opening, and a concealed section. The concealed section is positioned within the upper body garment, and the opening, which is positioned with a front pouch of the upper body garment, allows a wearer of the upper body garment to access the concealed section. The concealed section includes at least one accessory pouch and a holster pocket. The at least one accessory pouch enables the wearer to store electronic device or any other related devices, and the holster pocket enables the wearer to concealed a gun or any other type of weapon. A loop and a securing strip secure the concealed section to a belt of the wearer's pants, where the securing strip and the loop eliminate unnecessary movement of the stored items and the upper body garment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Inventor: Keith A. Schrimpf
  • Patent number: 9386814
    Abstract: An elongate shell having a longitudinal axis an inner volume sized and shaped to receive a user therein. The elongate shell has a front portion adapted to cover the front of a user during use and a back portion adapted to cover the back of the user during use. The elongate shell has a pair of arm ports. Each of the arm ports is selectively moveable from a closed port position to an opened port position for allowing the user external access from within the shell. Each of the ports comprising includes an inner panel and an outer panel. The inner panel is positioned in overlapping face-to-face engagement with the outer panel in the closed port position. The outer panel is spaced from the inner panel in the opened port position to define a passage for allowing the user to extend their arm through the respective port. The elongate shell further includes a bottom portion and an opening in the bottom portion to allow a user's feet to extend through the opening to the exterior of the inner volume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: Exxel Outdoors, LLC
    Inventors: Martin Flora, Casey Sumnicht, Michael Glavin
  • Patent number: 9370211
    Abstract: An upper body garment includes web portions fastened to one another by a seam which is selectively openable to define one or more seam openings configured to provide user access to one or more pockets disposed along the seam on the exterior of the garment. The pockets are supported by a suspension system disposed in the interior of said garment, independently of, and in spaced relation to, the web portions. The pockets may be located along the front, side, back, and/or arm seams of the garment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Inventor: Tony M. Yee
  • Patent number: 9351525
    Abstract: One embodiment of the invention is a shirt comprising a body portion for receiving a user's torso and first and second sleeves attached to the body portion. The first and second sleeves each have an elbow region including at least a first anti-slip pattern and a cuff region including at least a second anti-slip region. In use, an elbow pad may be disposed over an upper region of one sleeve such that an inner surface of the elbow pad contacts the first anti-slip pattern. A lower sleeve portion including the cuff region may be folded over the elbow pad such that the second anti-slip pattern contacts an outer surface of the elbow pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Shock Doctor
    Inventors: William Best, Bastien Jourde
  • Patent number: 9333128
    Abstract: A trauma management kit includes a main quick release bag for holding wound bandaging materials wherein the bag is made of a flexible nylon duck material, a rigid tourniquet holster fastened to an exterior surface of the quick release bag for receiving and holding a tourniquet therein for immediate access to the tourniquet without opening the main quick release bag. The holster preferably includes a two piece polymer case having an inner shell and an outer shell held together by rivets adjacent an upper opening of the case. A fabric holster cover made of nylon duck material is sewn to the exterior surface of the quick release bag over the holster to mitigate a near infrared signature of the polymer case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: Tribalco, LLC
    Inventor: Jeremy Catrone
  • Patent number: 9282777
    Abstract: Disclosed is a waterproof compression pocket for a garment. The pocket includes a rectangular structure with an opening at the top end thereof. In one embodiment, the top end is adapted to provide a waterproof seal to protect the contents therein from moisture. In another embodiment, the pocket may further include a waterproof lining that can be sealed to prevent permeation of water or moisture. The pocket is adapted to snugly hold contents therein so as to prevent the contents from falling out. Additionally, the pocket is preferably configured to hold a hand held electronic device therein. The pocket also includes a conductive, transparent window that allows a wearer to view the contents of the pocket and to utilize a touch screen of the electronic device held in the pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Inventor: David Diakite
  • Patent number: 9241515
    Abstract: A garment having a detachable backpack includes a first strap and a second strap; a first pouch and a second pouch wherein one end of the first strap is attached to the first pouch and one end of the second strap is attached to the second pouch; and a first backpack wherein the first backpack is constructed to be detachably attachable to the first and second pouches. The first and second pouches are constructed to be detachably attached a back of the garment. In addition, the first backpack and the first and second pouches are constructed such that the first backpack can be rolled up and received and contained in either the first or second pouch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Inventor: Yong Chong Kim
  • Patent number: 9179719
    Abstract: An exercise garment for use in outdoor sports wherein protection from the sun is desired along with a means of hydration. The garment provides protection from the sun through its barrier properties and can provide additional protection through the use of sun reflective and sun screening materials incorporated therein. The garment includes a bladder for the containment therein of water or other potable fluid and the bladder includes a conduit that reaches from the reservoir of fluid to the mouth of the wearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Inventor: Steve Goldberg
  • Patent number: 9161608
    Abstract: This invention discloses a fastener for fastening a carry bag to a person's body, characterized by a garment having at least one reinforced member. The reinforced member is integrally formed with the garment. It has an elongate strap and a container portion of a backpack or rucksack. The reinforced member includes connector means for connecting the reinforced member to an engagement means of the carry bag. The garment may be, for example, a waistcoat, collared vest or a front portion of a waistcoat or collared vest that extends to a carry bag, rucksack, or backpack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Inventor: Jenipher Adero Achola
  • Patent number: 9066574
    Abstract: A support and arrangement for its connection to a harness or shoulder straps fitted to a motorcycle driver where the support is used to mount a electronic device, such as a tablet onto the drivers back for use by a motorcycle passenger during travel. The support includes support straps that each include a buckle for travel therealong that mounts a male connector where the buckles are capable of being adjusted along the supports straps by the passenger during travel, where the male connectors fit into female couplings secured to ends of a handle, and the handle ends include an arrangement for mounting to a casing wherein the electronic device is maintained, or to the back of the electronic device itself, and an arrangement is provided for tilting the electronic device lower end outwardly from the driver's back.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Inventor: Gary L. Cox
  • Patent number: 8997262
    Abstract: Personal load-carrying systems are described. Embodiments include a waist belt having a pocket within which a support panel sets. An upper portion of the support panel resides in a sleeve coupled to a backpack or ballistic garment. The support panel thus supports some of the weight of the backpack or ballistic garment and transfers the load to the waist belt. Embodiments include personal load-carrying systems in which a backpack and ballistic garment use the same waist belt and support panel, and are interchangeable thereupon. Variations include personal load-carrying systems in which a ballistic garment and backpack are worn simultaneously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Inventor: Phillip Alex Klein
  • Patent number: 8978166
    Abstract: A multi-function garment includes an article of clothing and pockets disposed thereon. Each pocket includes an opening, a lining, and a two-sided engaging unit. The lining of one pocket includes a storage body of a ring-like configuration. The storage body has an open external vacancy interrupting the ring-like configuration of the storage body and an inner vacancy having one end closed and the other end communicating with the external vacancy. A dimension of the external vacancy is smaller than a dimension of the inner vacancy, and a protecting layer is disposed on an inner surface of the lining. Besides a wearing function of sheltering users' skin, the interior of the lining can be reversed outward to allow the article of clothing to be stuffed into the storage body, which is then converted into a neck pillow configuration for achieving the multiple function of using. The structure of the garment is also compact and easy to carry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Well & David Corp.
    Inventor: Deng-Shan Huang
  • Patent number: 8925115
    Abstract: A first aid systems for an ultra compact first-aid pouch configured to fit behind the ballistic plates of a protective vest are disclosed. In this configuration, the first-aid kit is protected from shrapnel and tearing, is easily locatable and removable and does not effect the user's freedom of movement. When the first-aid pouch is removed from its protected location, it presents the first-aid equipment in a logical and easily viewable manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Phokus Research Group, LLC
    Inventors: Robert J. Hanna, Jonathan M. Gumbert, Daniel C. Stein, Noel Edward Sons
  • Patent number: 8904564
    Abstract: The present invention provides for various embodiments of a hand covering and garment combination. The hand covering and garment combination includes at least one glove and a garment having at least one sleeve. A compartment can be located within an inner liner of the sleeve. The compartment can be configured to selectively receive and store the glove. An attachment element can be configured to selectively secure the glove to the sleeve. The attachment element can have a first end attached to the sleeve and a second end attached to a fastener. The fastener can selectively fasten and unfasten the glove to the attachment element. Finally, a retractable dial can be coupled to the sleeve, wherein a portion of the attachment element travels through the retractable dial. The retractable dial can be configured to selectively retract at least a portion of the first end of the attachment element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Inventors: Lisa Laycock, Lacey Laycock Chase, Larry R. Laycock
  • Publication number: 20140338094
    Abstract: A garment comprises a torso portion including a volume reduction arrangement. The volume reduction arrangement includes a first strap that crosses a second strap, a first strap adjustment member, and a second strap adjustment member. The first strap adjustment member is coupled to a right side of the torso portion. A first portion of the first strap is coupled to a left side of the torso portion, and a second portion of the first strap engages the first strap adjustment member on the right side of the torso portion. The second strap adjustment member is coupled to the shell on the left side of the torso portion. A first portion of the second strap is coupled to the right side of the torso portion, and a second portion of the second strap engages the second strap adjustment member on the left side of the torso portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: Under Armour, Inc.
    Inventor: Robert Keathley
  • Patent number: 8869315
    Abstract: A protective athletic garment comprising a protective cap for protecting a body part of the user. The protective cap comprises a shell for overlying the user's body part. The shell comprises a first shell member and a second shell member. The protective cap comprises a liner mounted under the shell for being disposed between the shell and the user's body part. The protective cap also comprises a link interconnecting the first shell member and the second shell member to hold the first shell member and the second shell member together. The link extends along at least part of a periphery of the first shell member and at least part of a periphery of the second shell member such that the first shell member and the second shell member are movable relative to one another in response to movement of the user's body part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Bauer Hockey, Inc.
    Inventors: Mathieu Contant, Marco Beauregard, Marie-Claude Généreux, Alexandre Leblanc
  • Patent number: 8863314
    Abstract: A garment mounted storage compartment for support and transport of a planar electronic device such as a tablet computer having a video screen. The device features a compartment which has a rotatable flap with supports to position the electronic device in front of the user's eyes and in a position for operation with the user's fingers. Support while walking or sitting allows the user to operate the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Inventor: Ben Raviv
  • Patent number: 8776266
    Abstract: A hunting garment system including a safety harness which restrains a hunter while perched on a tree stand, an outer member, and an inner member. Both the inner member and the outer member include detachable sleeves and a detachable hood allowing the hunter to select a particular weather-conforming configuration. The safety harness is designed to be safely anchored onto a tree and is worn alone, beneath the outer member, beneath the inner member, beneath an outer vest, beneath an inner vest, or in combination with an assembly of the outer member over the inner member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Inventor: Johnathan Metz