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Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
024572100 SEPARABLE-FASTENER OR REQUIRED COMPONENT THEREOF (E.G., PROJECTION AND CAVITY TO COMPLETE INTERLOCK) 360
024455000 CLASP, CLIP, SUPPORT-CLAMP, OR REQUIRED COMPONENT THEREOF 335
024381000 ZIPPER OR REQUIRED COMPONENT THEREOF 212
024016000 BALE AND PACKAGE TIES, HOSE CLAMPS 201
024115000 CORD AND ROPE HOLDERS 145
024068000 STRAP TIGHTENERS 112
024300100 ARTICLE HOLDER ATTACHABLE TO APPAREL OR BODY 105
024442000 INCLUDING READILY DISSOCIABLE FASTENER HAVING NUMEROUS, PROTRUDING, UNITARY FILAMENTS RANDOMLY INTERLOCKING WITH, AND SIMULTANEOUSLY MOVING TOWARDS, MATING STRUCTURE (E.G., HOOK-LOOP TYPE FASTENER) 105
024303000 HAVING MAGNETIC FASTENER 91
024712000 DRAWSTRING, LACED-FASTENER, OR SEPARATE ESSENTIAL COOPERATING DEVICE THEREFOR 71
024163000 BUCKLES 66
024298000 PLURAL FASTENERS HAVING INTERMEDIATE FLACCID CONNECTOR 44
024900100 BUTTON WITH FASTENER 43
024305000 COMBINED DIVERSE MULTIPART FASTENERS 41
024289000 TRIM MOLDING FASTENER 41
024265000 STRAP-END-ATTACHING DEVICES 39
0243005R0 BAG FASTENERS 23
024067000 PAPER FASTENER 22
024304000 HAVING ADHESIVE FASTENER 13
024716000 HANGER ON PORTABLE ARTICLE SUPPORT FOR MANUAL ATTACHMENT THEREOF TO OVERHEAD SUPPORT (E.G., DRAPERY HOOK) 11
024001000 MISCELLANEOUS 11
024490100 NECKTIE FASTENER 10
024453000 INDEPENDENT, HEADED, APERTURE PASS-THROUGH FASTENER 9
024706000 PIN OR SEPARATE ESSENTIAL COOPERATING DEVICE THEREFOR 8
024720100 TROUSER GUARDS, CLIPS, STRAPS (E.G., ABOVE SHOETOPS) 5
20080196212Clothes fastening system - A clothes fastening system comprising an attachment member configured for attachment to a wearer's footwear where such attachment member has a first fastener attached thereto. A fastening mechanism is attached to the wearer's clothing where such fastening mechanism has a second fastener attached thereto. The first and second fasteners are detachably attached to each other thus preventing at least a portion of the wearer's clothing from dragging against the ground while the wearer is walking.08-21-2008
20090126161Method and Apparatus for a Trouser leg - A device for preventing a trouser leg from catching between a bottom of a wearer's foot and a footbed of an open-back shoe can comprise an elongate member and an attachment member. The elongate member can be configured for placement within the trouser leg such that the elongate member does not protrude from the trouser leg. The elongate member can be positioned at a bottom of a trouser leg such that the elongate member does not extend below the bottom of the trouser leg, oriented such that the elongate member is generally perpendicular to the bottom of the trouser leg, and coupled to the trouser leg.05-21-2009
20090260193Pant-leg retaining device and method of use. - A preferred embodiment of the present invention includes a pant-leg retaining device that requires no structural modification to the garment or to the footwear and comprises a U-shaped clip formed from an elastically resilient material, a portion of which is covered with a decorative cover. A clamping assembly attached to a front face of the U-shaped clip adapts to selectively and releasably hold a portion of the pant leg. A portion of the front face includes a shield member adapted to protect an engaging edge of the front face from wear from repeated use and, ideally, the shield piece is colored in contrasting color to the cover material.10-22-2009
20090077771Stay system for pant legs - A stay system for hems (03-26-2009
20090031537Safety Strap for Securing Trousers - An apparatus for holding a motorcycle rider's trouser or pant leg in place is disclosed. In one example, a strap having a pair of fasteners is disclosed. The fasteners permit the attachment and removal of the strap to a pant leg. The strap may have a reflector positioned thereon. The reflector may be permanent, or may be disposable and thus temporarily secured to the strap. The strap may be formed of or coated with a fire-retardant material.02-05-2009
024031000 BELT FASTENERS 5
20100115740PASSENGER CONVEYOR HANDRAIL SPLICING TECHNIQUE - Making a passenger handrail (05-13-2010
20130025089LAY-OUT FOR SPLICING STRIPS COMPRISING CORDS - A plain stepped splice lay-out scheme is presented that can be used for splicing strips to one another that comprise longitudinally arranged cords. The strips can take the form of a conveyor belt, transmission belt, timing belt, elevator belt, a rubber track or a reinforcing strip. The splice is optimised for uniform bending stiffness and maximum strength retention. The cross section of the strip and the splice are substantially equal: there is no increase in thickness or width at the splice. The splice lay-out is characterised by the fact that the abutments (01-31-2013
20120124780DEVICE FOR CONNECTING AT LEAST TWO BELTS - The invention relates to a device for connecting at least two belts (05-24-2012
20090007391BUCKLE - A buckle includes a male member and a female member. The male member is provided with a base, a pair of legs and an engaging portion provided on a distal ends of the legs. The female member is provided with an insertion port, a guide that elastically deforms the distal end of each of the legs inserted through the insertion port in a direction in which the distal ends come closer to each other and a pair of engaged portions formed on both sides of a remote side of the guide. Each of the engaged portions displaces each of the engaging portions in the direction in which the engaging portions get apart with each other and is provided by a concave that has an abutment wall on a rear portion in the releasing direction to be abutted by each of engaging portions. Each of the abutment walls is formed as a slant surface that inclines in the direction in which the abutment walls come closer to each other toward the releasing direction of the male member.01-08-2009
20080216291Fast loosed belt structure - The present invention provides a belt structure including a first housing, a second housing, a third housing and a belt, wherein the two ends of the belt are respectively connected to the first housing and the third housing, which can be buckled together quickly, and the second housing and the first housing are connected, so that a mechanism for fine tuning the belt can be formed through the ratch, the driving element and the resisting element in the first and the second housing.09-11-2008
20100115740PASSENGER CONVEYOR HANDRAIL SPLICING TECHNIQUE - Making a passenger handrail (05-13-2010
024040000 BUTTONERS 4
20130025090Button Assistive Device - An assistive device for releaseably engaging a button and manipulating it into and out of a button hole is disclosed. The device is preferably provided as a continuous metal wire structure. The structure defines a receiving aperture for receiving and slideably engaging a button between the lower surface of the button and the fabric on which the button is affixed by means of threaded button stitches whereby the threaded stitches slide between one of a pair of opposing sets of rails, thereby permitting the user to easily manipulate the button into and out of a button hole.01-31-2013
20090007392TEXTILE, PARTICULARLY HOUSEHOLD, HOME OR FURNISHING FABRICS, ITEM OF CLOTHING OR ACCESSORY, PIECE OF FURNITURE AND FURNISHING - An inventive bed linen in the form of a (large) duvet cover 01-08-2009
20090249584CHARM INSERTER - A charm inserter includes a first restraining end spaced apart from a second restraining end and a charm end. The charm end connects on a first side to the first restraining end and on a second side to the second restraining end. The first side is non-parallel and non-perpendicular with the second side, and the charm end includes a first portion, second portion, third portion, fourth portion, and fifth portion.10-08-2009
20080222852Button hook - A button hook fastener includes a longitudinally extending solid plate, sized to fit a clothing button hole of one half inch or less. The proximal end of the button fastener includes a three dimensional finger engaging stop portion, preferable spherical. This enables the user to hold the plate within two fingers, but the three dimensional stop prevents the plate from slipping through the two fingers of the user. In order to capture a button, an open hook at the distal end of the plate is wrapped around the threading holding the button to a shirt. To maintain stability, the forward end of the hook has a slight taper, so that it can be easily inserted within a typical shirt button hole of one half inch or less. Additionally, there is an angled guide leading from a recess to the longitudinally extending inner confines of the arcuate hook, to guide the thread holding the button to within the confines of the arcuate hook.09-18-2008
024704100 READILY INTERLOCKING, TWO-PART FASTENER REQUIRING EITHER DESTRUCTIVE OR TOOL DISENGAGEMENT 4
20130025099MECHANICAL FUSE, A NECK CORD COMPRISING A MECHANICAL FUSE AND A METHOD OF CONNECTING A MECHANICAL FUSE TO A NECK CORD - The invention defines a mechanical fuse (01-31-2013
20130133165Security System for Articles in Transit - A tamper evidencing device for protecting an article, whereby breach of the device in use is evidenced by the device itself or the absence thereof, includes an elongate band for encircling the article and a component for guiding the band about the article. The component is attached or attachable to the band. The component has a first guide or loop such that the band may be looped in a first loop around the article and thereafter guided by the first guide or loop to extend therebeyond in a traverse direction to said first loop to form a second loop around the article.05-30-2013
20090265902Bracket Assembly for Lock - One embodiment is a bracket assembly having a first bracket connected to an electronic device with a fastener and an opening that receives a lock. A second bracket covers access to the fastener to prevent the first and second brackets from being disassembled while the lock is secured to the first and second brackets.10-29-2009
20100095495ANTI-THEFT INK TAG - A theft-deterrent device (04-22-2010
024705000 PIERCED EARRING FASTENER 4
20110191991COMPOSITE EARRING BACKER AND METHOD OR RETAINING AN EARRING WITH COMPOSITE BACKER - A composite jewelry retaining element for a post is disclosed which includes a first inner core part that is a conventional retainer such as a butterfly clamp, spring biased clutch or screw back device. The inner core part is enveloped by an elastomeric section. The elastomeric section has a tubular passage that is sized slightly smaller than an aperture provided through the conventional retainer and that receives an earring post. The post is thereby retained by both the conventional retainer element and a gripping force imposed by the elastomeric section which is created by providing the passage that is slightly smaller than the post.08-11-2011
20100162540Flexible material clutch for a decorative piece and method of use thereof - A flexible material type clutch for engagement with a pin-supported article of jewelry or decorative article, wherein the flexible material is at least partially enclosed by a metallic frame. A medially disposed portion of said frame engages a first end of the flexible material, and includes wings which form opposed handles for gripping the retainer. In one embodiment, the flexible material is of frustoconical configuration to provide a camming surface enabling disengagement of the retainer from the frame for replacement thereof. In another embodiment, retainer is of cylindrical configuration, and is maintained against relative axial displacement relative to the frame by inwardly extending tabs on the wings of the frame. The retainer is replaced by lateral movement as in the first mentioned embodiment.07-01-2010
20110099777Earring Clasp Having Flexible Member - An clasp for securing to the post of an earring including a torsion spring having extended ends forming a first and a second arm, said first and second arms forming an acute angle, said torsion spring forming a receptacle, a flexible member at least partially located within the receptacle, and said flexible member including an aperture for receiving an earring post. The flexible member includes a channel on at least a portion of a periphery of the flexible member for receiving the torsion spring and retaining the flexible member within the receptacle.05-05-2011
20120317764HOOP EARRING CLOSURE CONSTRUCTION AND METHOD OF MAKING - A novel bracket assembly for a hinge bar for a hoop type earring in which the pivot pin is integrally formed with a bracket formed of hollow tubing. Hollow tubing is used to form the hinge bar as well.12-20-2012
024287000 FREIGHT CONTAINER TO FREIGHT CONTAINER FASTENER 3
20090089981REINFORCED METAL CASTING - A metal fitting finding particular application as a corner fitting for an ISO freight container. The corner fitting is preferably cuboidal and comprises walls formed from a first material that define an internal cavity. At least one support member is encapsulated within the walls and is formed from a different material to that of the walls and comprises a greater yield strength. A reinforced corner fitting is therefore provided comprising enhanced load bearing capacity.04-09-2009
20110197401COUPLING DEVICE FOR COUPLING CONTAINERS, PARTICULARLY CONTAINERS USED IN CARGO SHIPS - The invention relates to a coupling device for coupling containers, particularly for coupling containers used in cargo ships and land transport, in which coupling device (08-18-2011
20090307877Coupling Device and Method for Enabling Simultaneous Lifting of Two Containers - A coupling device and method for enabling simultaneous lifting of two containers (12-17-2009
024410100 CUFF HOLDER 3
20080289152Cuffbar - A jewelry device, for attachment to a French cuff, convertible cuff or a casual shirt of a type comprising a cuff, a cuff button and a cuff button hole, having a U-shaped frame. A hook shaped arm may connect the U shaped frame around the sleeve cuff. A pair of bars may station the frame, so that it does not become dislodged, offset or pivots from awkward movements. An alternate embodiment uses a removable pin to connect the U shaped frame to the sleeve cuff.11-27-2008
20090249585CUFF LINK - A single-piece cuff link for use in releasably coupling a first and a second section of a sleeve, the cuff link including first and second arms meeting at first ends and being curved relatively inwardly toward each other at respective second ends.10-08-2009
20100242230CLOTHING FASTENERS - Improved clothing fasteners include a socket having a female member with a flange member having a magnetic element, and a slot and a stud having a male member with a flange element having a magnetic element. Magnetic attraction between the magnetic elements draws the female and male members to close proximity such that an applied force on an outer portion of either the socket and the stud and their corresponding outer base portions allows for a snap fit between the male and female members. In an alternative embodiment, one of either the socket female flange member or the stud male flange member includes a magnetic element and the other is of a metallic material, and a magnetic attraction draws the socket and the stud in close proximity such that a snap fit is allowable.09-30-2010
024703100 FASTENER DESTRUCTIVELY SECURED BY RESHAPING DISTORTION FORCE (E.G., DUCTILE FASTENER) 2
20120227226CLIP - A clip includes a head part, and a leg part, and allows pushing-in of the leg part into a mounting hole provided in an object to be clipped by elastically deforming one part of the leg part and clips on the object to be clipped by sandwiching the object to be clipped between the head part and the one part of the leg part by elastically returning the one part of the leg part back to its original state at a pushing-in finish position of the leg part. The leg part includes a non-deformable part, and a deformable part extending from the non-deformable part which becomes the one part of the leg part, and both the tip of the deformable part and the base portion linked to the non-deformable part are formed to extend along a virtual spiral around the central axis of the leg part.09-13-2012
20130185906DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS RELATING TO FALL PROTECTION ANCHORAGE FOR OVER HEAD AND ROOFING INSTALLATION - Fall protection anchor devices and systems suitable to attach to a retention element of a structure prior to compression rolling of the retention element during manufacture. The system can comprise: a) a fall protection anchor comprising at least two opposed elongate legs connected to each other and forming a self-attachment portion, a capture portion and a distal holding portion wherein the self-attachment portion is configured to attach the two elongate legs to each other and to accept a self-attachment element; the capture portion is configured to capture the retention element for the structure to retain the anchor to the structure; the distal holding portion is distal to the capture portion and is configured to hold a fall-arrest device connected to a worker; and b) at least one self-attachment element configured to attach the self-attachment portions of the two elongate legs to each other; wherein at least one of the elongate legs comprises at least one inward-bent shoulder that is bent toward the opposed elongate leg such that a width of the entire anchor system does not substantially exceed the width of the capture portion of the anchor. Methods of making and using such systems.07-25-2013
024267000 PIVOTED EDGE STAYS 2
20100043182Decoration securing apparatus for use with tombstones - A securing apparatus is provided. The securing apparatus may include a first base portion; a second base portion pivotally coupled to the first base portion; a first side support member may include a plate portion and a pivot pin extending therefrom, the first side support member may be pivotally coupled to the first base portion; and a second side support member may include a plate portion and a pivot pin extending therefrom, the second side support member may be pivotally coupled to the base plate portion.02-25-2010
20100077571OPERATIONAL MECHANISM FOR MOVABLE BODY - The invention provides an operational mechanism for a movable body in which, after a movable body is in an opened state, the movable body can return to a closed position, including a movable body rotatably attached to a support and rotatable between an engaged position, a closed position, and an open position; a rotating member rotatably attached to the support, that rotates due to movement of the movable body to the engaged position; a biasing member, one end of which is attached to the movable body, and the other end of which is attached to the rotating member; and an operation member, which rotates the rotating member, changes the biasing position of the biasing member with respect to the center of rotation of the movable body, and generates in the biasing member a rotational force that moves the movable body to the closed position or the open position.04-01-2010
024002000 ALBUM FASTENERS 1
20080222848Cover Capable of Supporting Diary or Calendar - A multipurpose supportable cover having improved portability and usability, the cover including a front cover 09-18-2008

Patent applications in class Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.

Patent applications in all subclasses Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.