Garment Hangers Patents (Class 223/85)
  • Patent number: 10653258
    Abstract: A garment check system having a plurality of garment check hangers and a plurality of customer indicia components. Each of the plurality of garment check hangers include a hanger indicia component configured to display a unique identifier. Each of the plurality of customer indicia components are configured to display the unique identifier associated with a different one of the plurality of garment check hangers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Inventor: Paul D. Oliver
  • Patent number: 10654074
    Abstract: An LED Assisted Rapid Assembly system is disclosed wherein a plurality of rack locations are provided with an addressable LED light puck at each location, such that the puck may be illuminated to indicate to a worker the rack location for a specific garment by correlating the garment, the invoice/ticket and the location electronically and controlling the LED.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Inventors: Evaz Fanaian, Nabil Fanaian
  • Patent number: 10495953
    Abstract: A spring clamp for removably attaching a camera, decoy or other device to a structural support. The clamp includes two opposing arms, each including a handle component and a jaw component. The clamp can be attached to an apparatus when the two jaw components including Inward facing arcuate jaws with gripping teeth and notches are closed around the apparatus. The clamp is provided with a plurality of threaded inserts at selected positions for supporting a device such as a camera. An adjustable and positionable extension may be removably fastened to the camera mount and the camera is detachably coupled to the extension. This allows an article such as a camera to be situated at any desired angle for taking photographs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Inventor: Perry Calhoun
  • Patent number: 10470600
    Abstract: A combination of a reusable garment hanger and an indicator for displaying garment-related information is provided. The hanger has an indicator attachment mechanism, which is configured to selectively engage, in a detachable manner, a first indicator or a second indicator that has a dimension different from the dimension of the first indicator. The hanger can be used and reused with different indicators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: BRAIFORM (HK) LTD.
    Inventors: Michael Warren, Andrew Zuckerman
  • Patent number: 10463183
    Abstract: In a combination of a garment hanger and a reusable indicator for displaying garment-related information, the indicator can be attached to and removed from a lower neck region of the hanger where a hanger post intersects the hanger body. The hanger includes an indicator retaining member for providing indicator retaining interference with the indicator to retain the indicator at the lower neck region. The hanger further includes structure for providing pivots upon which the indicator can be flexed to remove the indicator from the hanger. The indicator can include a discontinuity for admitting a hanger hook and assisting deformation of the indicator. The indicator can be deformed along the discontinuity to remove the indicator from the hanger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: BRAIFORM (HK) LTD.
    Inventor: Stanley F. Gouldson
  • Patent number: 10207293
    Abstract: An LED Assisted Rapid Assembly system is disclosed wherein a plurality of rack locations are provided with an addressable LED light puck at each location, such that the puck may be illuminated to indicate to a worker the rack location for a specific garment by correlating the garment, the invoice/ticket and the location electronically and controlling the LED.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Inventors: Evaz Fanaian, Nabil Fanaian
  • Patent number: 10172490
    Abstract: A collapsible hook hanger includes a hook having a lower end and a hanger body including a cross bar having a top wall. The hanger further includes a hook receiving body extending from the top wall of the cross bar. The hook receiving body has a hook receiving slot for receiving the hook. The hanger further includes an axle member disposed within the hook receiving body and having a hole that is in communication with the hook receiving slot for receiving and mating to the lower end of the hook. The hook is rotatable between a first upright position and a second folded position. The top wall of the cross bar includes a notch that receives the hook as it is rotated to the second folded position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: UNIPLAST INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Stuart Goldman, King Keung Kennedy Chan
  • Patent number: 10172489
    Abstract: A collapsible hook hanger includes a hook having a threaded end and a hanger body including a cross bar having a top edge. A hook receiving body extends from the top edge of the cross bar and is defined by a first side wall and an opposing second side wall. An inner surface of the first side wall includes a first recess that is located opposite a second recess formed in the second side wall. The hook receiving body has a hook receiving slot for receiving the hook. An axle member is rotatably disposed within each of the first and second recesses. The axle member includes a threaded bore that receives the threaded end of the hook which is securely coupled to the axle member. The axle member is captured between the first and second side walls while permitting free rotation of the axle member within the hook receiving body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: UNIPLAST INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Stuart Goldman, King Keung Kennedy Chan
  • Patent number: 9975682
    Abstract: A jewelry display hanger includes a substantially flat body member having a hook on a first end, a first side and a second side both extending outwardly from the first end to a second end, and a closure device protruding outwardly from the first side, a base member extending from the second end of the body member, a closure member having a closure aperture, the closure member connected by the base member to the body member, and a security tag attached to one of the sides of the body member, wherein the closure device is configured to engage with the closure aperture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: B&G Plastics, Inc.
    Inventor: Jacob Strassburger
  • Patent number: 9854924
    Abstract: An outfit hanger and displayer has a head section, a shoulder section, a torso section, a bottom (hip/waist) section, a neck section, an arm section, and a hand section. In some embodiments the head section has a loop, a hanging hook and an earring section. The earring section can be made of, among other things, a polystyrene foam, a magnetic material, a plastic material, or an adhesive material. In some embodiments the torso section is expandable. In some embodiments the hanger has a necklace/scarf guide that can be used to display necklaces or scarves on the hanger. In some embodiments, the outfit hanger has at least one stabilizing foot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: TOMORROW'S OUTFIT, LLC
    Inventor: Barbara Klermund
  • Patent number: 9814340
    Abstract: A hanger comprising a hanger body and a hook assembly. An attachment assembly is configured to allow for the coupling of the hanger body and the hook assembly in selectively rotatable engagement. The attachment assembly includes a first coupling component and a second coupling component, the first coupling component positioned on the hook assembly and the second coupling component positioned on the hanger body. A releasable locking component releasably where employed locks the first coupling component and the second coupling component in at least a collapsed configuration and an articulated configuration. A loop member may extend from the attachment assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: Hangers PLUS, LLC
    Inventors: James Hansen, Russell O. Blanchard
  • Patent number: 9759516
    Abstract: A storage system, comprising a body having a cavity therein configured to house one or more items, and an opening defined by the body and a panel configured to mate with the opening and prevent access to the cavity when the panel is in position; a first lock system between the body and the panel and providing a locked condition in which the panel is locked to the body thereby preventing removal of the panel and access to the cavity, an attachment mechanism coupled to one end of the body and configured to suspend the device; and the body configured to be covered by an article of clothing such that if suspended from a clothes rod among other clothes, the body is substantially disguised as an article of clothing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: HANGMAN SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventor: Dee A Feris
  • Patent number: 9655395
    Abstract: Demonstrating a piece of real clothing to a customer to facilitate a trying-on and purchasing process includes: obtaining a set of data, representing the customer's body configuration, determining from the set of data a first standardized size for a piece of clothing that is a close match to the customer's body configuration, putting a first piece of real clothing with the first standardized size on a real mannequin with measurements corresponding to the set of data representing the customer's body configuration, obtaining a first image or set of images showing the first piece of clothing on the real mannequin; and presenting to the customer the first image or set of images showing the first piece of real clothing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: Massi Miliano Ltd.
    Inventors: Maarja Kruusmaa, Alvo Aabloo, Artur Abels, Roman Leinus, Heikki Haldre, Paul Pällin, Ene Hindpere
  • Patent number: 9498075
    Abstract: A garment hanger is disclosed. The hanger has a hook and a body suspended below the hook. The body includes a garment supporting portion for supporting a garment and a display receiving portion for receiving a display member. A display member is also provided for attachment to the display receiving portion. The display portion includes retaining tabs, a flat front portion and side portions extending away from the front portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: Mainetti (UK) Limited
    Inventor: Michael Jones
  • Patent number: 9493905
    Abstract: Electric household appliance comprising a steam generating base (1) connected by a steam line (2) to a tool (3) such as a crease removing head for the vertical removal of creases from linens, the appliance having at least one rod (5, 6) for the suspension of an article to be ironed, the rod (5, 6) being supported by a single pole (4) extending upwards from the base (1) and capable of occupying a work position in which the rod (5, 6) is disposed transversely to the pole (4), characterized in that the rod (5, 6) in the work position extends from just one side of the pole (4) and over a length greater than 25 cm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: SEB S.A.
    Inventors: Guy Ducruet, Audrey Panza, Arnaud Grienay, Lijing Zeng, Stephanie Lemaire
  • Patent number: 9420910
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a hanger and a snap-on-twist-off tag combination is disclosed. In this embodiment, the hanger includes a body, a boss, and a hook. The snap-on-twist-off tag (hereinafter referred to as tag) includes a top end, a bottom end, a body portion connecting the top end and the bottom end, and an opening adjacent to the top end, wherein the body is resiliently expandable. In this embodiment the tag has a locked position, wherein the tag is longitudinally aligned with the body of the hanger, wherein the tag is locked to the top portion of the hanger and cannot be moved freely in any direction, and wherein the boss of the hanger extends through the opening of the tag. The tag also has an unlocked position of the tag, wherein the tag is perpendicularly aligned with the body of the hanger, wherein the boss of the hanger extends through the opening of the of the tag, and wherein the tag is movable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Inventor: Wai Shing Yau
  • Patent number: 9282839
    Abstract: In one embodiment a hanger has two interlocking regions, each located at the lower corners of the hanger arms. The interlocking regions have a hole that extends at least part way through the body of the hanger and an extruded lip that extends beyond the body of the hanger at the interlocking region. In one embodiment the outer surface of the interlocking region is narrower than the upper hanging arms of the hanger and the outer edge of the extruded lip is substantially co-planar with the outer surface of the upper hanging arms. This allows the upper hanging arms to be in direct contact with each other when the two hangers are locked together, creating a smooth upper surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignees: Driven Innovation LRV, Inc.
    Inventors: Murad Rakhamimov, Eugene Vicknair, Ben Roth, Tom Lin, Victor Lazzaro
  • Patent number: 9282808
    Abstract: A hanger assembly includes a mount and an attachment assembly portion extending from a curved portion of the mount. The mount is configured to receive and slidingly retain one or more articles. The attachment assembly portion includes a base and a clamp and is configured to selectively attach to the fabric. The base is configured to receive a portion of the fabric and the clamp. The clamp is configured for removable captive engagement with the base for selectively securing the fabric to the base when engaged. The base is configured to selectively attach to the fabric by engagement of the clamp with a rear side of the base. At least one article is slidably mounted on the curved portion of the mount to retain the article in proximity to the fabric when the base and clamp are engaged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: MRS. J., LLC
    Inventor: Henry C. Hager, III
  • Patent number: 9155413
    Abstract: A sizer for a hanger lacking a hook boss includes a pair of longitudinal walls spaced apart from each other by a pair of end sections. The sizer may include a pair of protrusion, wherein a first is disposed on a first wall of the pair of longitudinal walls and directed toward a second wall of the pair of longitudinal walls. A first jaw is disposed on one of the pair of end section. The pair of longitudinal walls flexes apart when the jaw passes over a flange of the hanger. The first jaw includes a lower portion having a curved edge. The first jaw further includes an upper portion. The lower portion and upper portion meet at an abrupt jaw point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: MAINETTI S.P.A.
    Inventor: Mario Mainetti
  • Patent number: 9060635
    Abstract: A necktie and handkerchief holding device is disclosed. The necktie and handkerchief holding device allows a user to store handkerchiefs and other accessories in vertically connected pouches. Horizontal bars located between the vertically connected pouches with spring clips on each end of the bars allow for storage of neckties. The top of the necktie and handkerchief holding device has a hanger to allow the necktie and handkerchief holding device to be hung from a hanger rod in a closet or wardrobe cabinet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Inventors: Margie Neal, Richard G. Neal
  • Publication number: 20150136813
    Abstract: Various implementations of this disclosure provide a clothes catcher for holding a hanging portion of a clothing item. In some implementations, the clothes catcher can be used with existing or future developed clothes hangers. In some implementations, the clothes catcher can be used to lift a hanging portion of a long dress or other clothing item when hung from a clothes hanger. In some implementations, the apparatus in integrally connected to a clothes hanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventor: Rona Cooper
  • Publication number: 20150133029
    Abstract: A magnetic bra hanger is provided. The bra hanger is configured to magnetically receive an underwire of a bra to attach the bra to the hanger. The bra hanger may be configured to hang a single bra, or a plurality of bras.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventors: Peg Casey-Mederios, Mairead Mederios, Frank Mederios
  • Publication number: 20150129622
    Abstract: A clothes hanger (1) having a plurality of hooks (8) located thereon for hanging tank tops or other strapped articles of clothing. The clothes hanger allows a user to hang multiple articles of clothing on the plurality of hooks, thereby conserving storage space in a closet. The positioning of the hooks allows the clothes hanger to remain level by being counterbalanced while hanging in a closet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2013
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventor: Ellie K. MacLaren
  • Patent number: 9027804
    Abstract: A stackable garment hanger is configured to stack vertically, with successive hangers being positioned in an undulating, back-and-forth manner. At least a portion of each garment hanger nests within the outline of the next garment hanger in a vertical stack of identical garment hangers. The front and back garment hangers may be substantially mirror images of each other. The garment hanger includes at least one pair of binding slots extending therethrough and separated by a predetermined distance that coincides with the up-and-down, undulating offset distance between each adjacent, nested and stacked garment hanger. In this manner, a coaxial opening or continuous channel is formed through the alternating, successive alignment of an upper slot an adjacent lower slot, a further adjacent upper slot, and so forth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Neatfreak Group Inc.
    Inventors: Bertrand Barre, Francis Lepage
  • Patent number: 9027803
    Abstract: A friction reducing element for a hanging device includes a roller configured for positioning on an upper portion of a hook and a tubular elastomeric sleeve stretch-fitted over an outer surface of the roller. The roller is provided with a contoured outer surface and the sleeve is made from a thermoset elastomer such that the friction reducing element facilitates positioning of the hanging device, along a clothing rod. Use of the thermoset elastomer also prevents premature development of areas of deformation on the friction reducing element over time. The friction reducing element may be assembled into an upper portion of a hook for a clothes hanger, or other similar hanging device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Presser International, LLC
    Inventor: Mark A. Presser
  • Patent number: 9022235
    Abstract: A footwear hanger includes a suspension portion for suspending a pair of shoes having toe separators in as side-by-side relation in an upright position, and a pair of support portions connected to, and in mirror symmetrical relationship with, the suspension portion. Each support portion has a plurality of uprights together operative for jointly supporting one of the shoes. The uprights of each support portion are spaced apart from one another and include bound spaces in which the toe separators of the respective shoe are received for holding the shoe upright in the upright position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Inventor: Stuart Kalinsky
  • Publication number: 20150098979
    Abstract: A method of imparting enduring beneficial features to a hard flocked surface of an article is provided. The method includes encapsulating a desired beneficial agent as a core material in a polymeric microcapsule, and transferring polymeric microcapsule to the surface by a dipping, spraying, or padding application. The beneficial agent, after getting transferred to the surface of a hard flocked article, imparts long lasting performance, provides fragrance and may protect an article from odor, insect, pest, fungi, bacteria, viruses, and the like. The polymeric microcapsules deliver long lasting benefits to surfaces with flocking, such as clothes hangers. Also described is a process for manufacture of flocked items with benefit delivering polymer microcapsules, without the need for binders or adhesives. Benefit agents are released with shear force on the flocked surface, so they are released when used and provide long-lasting performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2013
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventors: Robert R. Diakon, Raymond E. Guerry
  • Patent number: 8998044
    Abstract: A garment separator assembly is disclosed that includes at least two separators for maintaining even spacing between a plurality of clothing hangers on a clothing rod. The separators are spaced a distance apart that allows only a single clothing hanger to fit therebetween. Each separator includes a first member defining a first half of the separator and a second member hingedly coupled to the first member and defining an opposing second half of the separator. The second member, together with the first member, define a first inner-surface circumference and a second inner-surface circumference, wherein the second inner-surface circumference is adjacent the first inner-surface circumference. The first inner-surface circumference is larger than the second inner-surface circumference and both are sized and shaped to mate with clothing rods of various sizes and shapes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: SAC Concepts, LLC
    Inventor: Stacy Elizabeth Perrin
  • Patent number: 8994535
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a device for hanging clothes, comprising an engaging portion and a deformable elongate member, the elongate member comprising a connection mechanism such that the elongate member can be deformed back upon itself and connected to itself to form a loop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: The Janger Limited
    Inventor: John Coote
  • Patent number: 8991666
    Abstract: A multipurpose clothes hanger having a frame assembly with a neck and shoulder area. Extending from the neck and shoulder area are first and second lateral sides. The frame assembly further has a bottom side that connects the first and second lateral sides. A hook assembly has first and second bases. Extending from the first and second bases are first and second hooks respectively. The first and second hooks each have at least one cutout. Each at least one cutout has first and second channels extending therefrom. The hook assembly further has a roller assembly and the hook assembly mounts onto the neck area. The roller assembly has a roller, and extending from the roller are first and second pins that extend from the roller in opposite directions. Each at least one cutout receives the roller, and the first and second channels receive the first and second pins respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Inventor: Darren Mazyck
  • Patent number: 8991448
    Abstract: A covering system includes a tarp made of an elastic membrane and a plurality of tarp fastening hooks. The fastening hooks allow the elastic membrane to be stretched over valuables and affixed to environmental anchors so that creases and puddle-enabling pockets in the membrane are eliminated. The fastening hooks clamp onto the elastic membrane and hook onto the environmental anchors to cause tension in the membrane. The clamping forces of the tarp fasteners are inherently increased in proportion to the tension in the clamped membrane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Inventor: Matthew White
  • Publication number: 20150083760
    Abstract: A stackable garment hanger is configured to stack vertically, with successive hangers being positioned in an undulating, back-and-forth manner. At least a portion of each garment hanger nests within the outline of the next garment hanger in a vertical stack of identical garment hangers. The front and back garment hangers may be substantially mirror images of each other. The garment hanger includes at least one pair of binding slots extending therethrough and separated by a predetermined distance that coincides with the up-and-down, undulating offset distance between each adjacent, nested and stacked garment hanger. In this manner, a coaxial opening or continuous channel is formed through the alternating, successive alignment of an upper slot an adjacent lower slot, a further adjacent upper slot, and so forth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Applicant: Neatfreak Group Inc.
    Inventors: BERTRAND BARRE, FRANCIS LEPAGE
  • Publication number: 20150076094
    Abstract: A closet hanger especially for neckties. The hanger features a novel plastic clip, which allows easy one-handed insertion and removal of ties. Each clip supports the tie with lateral elastic tension. A plurality of clips is arranged to allow ties to be hung face-to-face, saving space over hangers that support ties side-by-side. An adjustable hook screw secures the hanger fixedly in place on the rod. In an alternative embodiment, the hanger is hung from a ready-made mount system secured to a wall or door.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventor: Edward Allahverdian
  • Patent number: 8978940
    Abstract: A crown-type sizer for mounting on a hanger includes a body and a hook extending from a mid-point of the body. The sizer includes a pair of parallel walls and a pair of non-parallel walls, each wall of the non-parallel walls being joined to each wall of the parallel walls, the pairs of walls defining a lower open base and an open base in an upper part of the sizer for passing over the hook. Each of the parallel walls has a single boss disposed in a corner of the respective parallel wall and each non-parallel wall is shorter in height than at least one parallel wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Mainetti S.p.A.
    Inventor: Mario Mainetti
  • Publication number: 20150053728
    Abstract: A system for the display and support of apparel includes a support arm which is attached to a horizontal surface such as a clothing bar or shelf The support arm is positioned perpendicularly relative to the horizontal surface so that hanging apparel hung from the support arm is displayed showing the front of the apparel. The support arm, once attached to the clothing bar is prevented from side-to-side, and swaying movement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2013
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Inventor: BARBARA BAILEY WOMBLE
  • Publication number: 20150041504
    Abstract: Clothing rack device (1) for suspension of clothes, in which a magnet (2) is arranged in a section of the clothing rack device (1) adapted to attach the clothing rack device (1) with a bonding surface (4) to a separate surface (5), where in the clothing rack device (1) further comprises a release device (7) adapted to be moved between a first and second state, in which the magnetic force between the magnet (2) and a separate surface (5) abutting the bonding surface (4) is greater in the first state than in the second.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventor: Tommy Axlinder
  • Publication number: 20150028066
    Abstract: The present invention is an adjustable hanger which allows for using a single hanger to be utilized for multiple different sized clothes. The shoulders utilize a locking button system. In some embodiments spring or magnetic clips are used on the horizontal beam of the hanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2013
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Inventor: Deborah Fusco Zechini
  • Publication number: 20150021367
    Abstract: Some embodiments of the present disclosure include a bendable clothes hanger for hanging clothing. The bendable clothes hanger may have a silicone hanger body, and a substantially flat hook attached to the silicone hanger body. In some embodiments, the hook may have a curved portion and a plate extending from a bottom portion of the curved portion, wherein the plate is positioned within an interior of the silicone hanger body and the curved portion of the hook extends out of the interior of the silicone hanger body through a slot. The silicone hanger body may be configured to bend to be placed within an article of clothing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventor: ALYSSA NICOLE SCHAFFER
  • Publication number: 20150014373
    Abstract: A clothes hanger device includes a body having a first upper leg, a second upper leg and a central hook positioned between the first upper leg and the second upper leg. The clothes hanger device also includes a strap that is detachably connected to at least one of the first upper leg and the second upper. The strap may include a medial section adapted to be positioned in contact with a portion of at least one of the first upper leg and the second upper leg, a pair of fastening members adapted to be connectable to one another and positioned opposite one another respective to the medial section, and a first end and a second opposing end. The first and second opposing ends of the strap are adapted to be urged towards one another to hold a garment in place therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Charlotte Wienckoski, Thomas Wienckoski
  • Publication number: 20140367425
    Abstract: An adjustable hanger includes a hook member, a coupler, and two arms. Said coupler serves as the main frame of the adjustable hanger, wherein the two arms are releasably connected. The releasable connection allows for the arms to be adjusted. The arms may be extended and retracted such as to fit garments of varying sizes. The arms may be secured in place by a variety of mechanisms, including male/female connections between said arms and said coupler, as well as arm holders. Said arms also include shoulder portions of a wide nature such that garments may be placed upon said adjustable hanger such that said garments do not form creases or other aberrations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventor: Erik Laibe
  • Publication number: 20140361054
    Abstract: A garment hanger attachment having a flexible outer tube element and an inner partial tube element for securely attaching to a garment hanger arm and effectively lengthening and broadening the support area of a garment hanger arm so as to both inhibit crease and pucker formation in a hanged garment and enable the hanger to support larger and heavier garments than it otherwise could.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2014
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventor: Jessica del Rosario San Nicolas
  • Publication number: 20140361053
    Abstract: The hanger strap and shoulder covers relates in general to a system for efficiently storing garments on a hanger while allowing for said garments to properly rest upon said hanger such that they do not form bumps, creases, or other wrinkles in general. This is accomplished by securely attaching wide shoulder covers to the shoulder rails of a typical wire, plastic, or other similar hanger. A hanger strap may thereafter be attached to the neck of the hanger. The lower portion of this hanger strap is designed to receive the hook portion of another hanger. This additional hanger may also have wide shoulder forms attached to it. This system may effectively double the space of a typical closet while ensuring that garments retain their proper form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2013
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventor: Erik Laibe
  • Patent number: 8899454
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a hanger with a foldable/removable hook, of the type that is made up of an arched body and a projecting crook-shaped hook, provided with a base, which allows the removably hooking of said hook on said body, as well as a rotation thereof, with reference to the position of normal use thereof, from vertical to horizontal and vice versa, i.e. from perpendicular to parallel with respect to the arched body. In addition, when said hook is raised, so as to allow the hanger to assume a normal configuration, it has the same mechanical resistance of a common hanger with fixed hook.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Mainetti S.p.A
    Inventor: Mario Mainetti
  • Publication number: 20140339272
    Abstract: A wetsuit hanger hangs over a door, fence, gate, tailgate of a truck, or similar object and comprises a member, over which the wetsuit is draped, projected away from the object the wetsuit is being hung from.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventor: Roy Watson
  • Patent number: 8875961
    Abstract: A wetsuit hanger hangs over a door, fence, gate, tailgate of a truck, or similar object and comprises a member, over which the wetsuit is draped, projected away from the object the wetsuit is being hung from.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Inventor: Roy Watson
  • Publication number: 20140312081
    Abstract: A multi-purpose hanger for use in a closet of a residential or business building. The multi-purpose hanger comprises a body and a hook extending from a top end of the body. The body of the multi-purpose hanger having a plurality of appendages extending therefrom or having a plurality of orifices therethrough wherein the orifices are adjacent to one another in a predetermined pattern. The multi-purpose hanger may allow for clothing or other items to be hung on various columns or rows of hooks or orifices which may be positioned for viewing, display, and/or easy storage of the items thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: Hang A Bunch, LLC
    Inventor: Jeanette Lynn Lewis
  • Publication number: 20140312080
    Abstract: An apparatus including a hook portion, a first device, a second device, including a first section, and a third device. The second device may be biased in a closed state wherein the first section of the second device, the first device, and the third device are aligned with each other. The first section of the second device, the first device, and the third device may be aligned in the closed state such that a closed loop of an item can be slid along the first section of the second device, the first device, and the third device. While in the closed state, the closed loop cannot be removed from the apparatus without breaking the apparatus. The second device can be placed in an open state by applying a force, which does not break the apparatus; and in the open state, the closed loop can be removed from the first section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2013
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Inventors: Darcy Pulitzer Goldstein, Lisa Pulitzer Zoller
  • Patent number: 8857677
    Abstract: In a lower neck sizer for a garment hanger and a combination turnable wire hook hanger and lower neck sizer, the lower neck sizer includes a body dimensioned to generally surround a cylindrical projection and the support flanges adjacent to the body flange of the hanger, and an inwardly extending tab secured to the sizer body configured to engage the hanger at the lower neck region to resist removal. The lower neck sizer also has a discontinuity traversing the height of the body to facilitate mounting on the hanger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Spotless Plastics Pty Ltd.
    Inventor: Stanley F. Gouldson
  • Patent number: 8833618
    Abstract: A sizer for a hanger lacking a hook boss includes a pair of longitudinal walls spaced apart from each other by a pair of end sections. The sizer may include a pair of protrusion, wherein a first is disposed on a first wall of the pair of longitudinal walls and directed toward a second wall of the pair of longitudinal walls. A first jaw is disposed on one of the pair of end section. The pair of longitudinal walls flexes apart when the jaw passes over a flange of the hanger. The first jaw includes a lower portion having a curved edge. The first jaw further includes an upper portion. The lower portion and upper portion meet at an abrupt jaw point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Mainetti S.p.A.
    Inventor: Mario Mainetti
  • Publication number: 20140252048
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a hanger with a foldable/removable hook, of the type that is made up of an arched body and a projecting crook-shaped hook, provided with a base, which allows the removably hooking of said hook on said body, as well as a rotation thereof, with reference to the position of normal use thereof, from vertical to horizontal and vice versa, i.e. from perpendicular to parallel with respect to the arched body. In addition, when said hook is raised, so as to allow the hanger to assume a normal configuration, it has the same mechanical resistance of a common hanger with fixed hook.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2013
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: MAINETTI S.p.A
    Inventor: Mario Mainetti