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Class Information
Number: 16/221
Name: Miscellaneous hardware > Hinge
Description: Device for swingably connecting two members and comprising a first portion adapted to engage or be fastened to a first member (e.g., frame, box, sill), and a second portion adapted to engage or be fastened to a second member (e.g., closure).










Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
16/224 Ball and socket 59
16/355 Comprising nested open curved portions attached to hinged members 89
16/228 Eyeglass hinge 301
16/309 Gravitating hinge having vertical axis 26
16/252 Having clamp for attaching hinge to hinged member 101
16/250 Having cover 106
16/254 Having means to facilitate assembly and disassembly of hinge sections to join or disjoin hinged members 117
16/273 Having means to reduce friction between hinge parts 97
16/366 Having plural hinge axes (e.g., multiple pintle) 337
16/388 Having prongs or cooperating structure on leaf 62
16/234 Having staggered leaves 14
16/374 Having stop or abutment 254
16/378 Hinge axis passes through hinged member (e.g., floor hinge) 32
16/235 Including adjustment for changing relative orientation of hinged members 134
16/222 Including frangible or fusible portion 40
16/372 Including laminated leaf 16
16/233 Including lever for shifting one member of hinge relative to another 12
16/382 Including means to fasten leaf to member 357
16/319 Including means to hold or retard hinged members against pivotal movement (e.g., catch) 122
16/380 Including means to retain pintle in hinge (e.g., tamper proof, nonrising pintle, etc,) 126
16/362 Including sliding surfaces to permit relative translation of hinged members 79
16/354 Including toothed gear 166
16/357 Including transversely moving pin in slot 93
16/231 Latch hinge 57
16/225 Pliant or elastic hinge 264
16/277 Resiliently biased hinge 74
16/229 Retractable pintle 59
16/387 Specific leaf structure 172
16/386 Specific pintle structure 319
16/385 Specified material 88
16/365 Three-hinged members 54
16/373 Wire hinge 13
16/223 With diverse art portion or attachment 140


Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8634548 Free-stop hinge apparatus for folding-type mobile phone Jan. 21, 2014
8579268 Damping device for a hatch in a military vehicle Nov. 12, 2013
8562236 Articulated device Oct. 22, 2013
8514557 Support mechanism and electronic device using the same Aug. 20, 2013
8484901 Hinges Jul. 16, 2013
8478368 Portable electronic device Jul. 2, 2013
8477505 Peripheral device with limited relative angular movement Jul. 2, 2013
8446717 Folding electronic equipment May. 21, 2013
8385991 Dual-axis hinge structure and electric device having the same Feb. 26, 2013
8379378 Hybrid hinge and an electronic device comprising the hybrid hinge Feb. 19, 2013
8348874 Adjustable knee orthosis Jan. 8, 2013
8297809 Portable light assembly Oct. 30, 2012
8282065 Compact, collapsible, self-erecting stand and method of making Oct. 9, 2012
8259452 Electronic device Sep. 4, 2012
8247694 Protector structure for electric power feeding apparatus Aug. 21, 2012
8244318 Hinge device and mobile terminal including the same Aug. 14, 2012
8205842 Support structure Jun. 26, 2012
8187211 Pivot mechanism for a joint support May. 29, 2012
8157756 Orthosis Apr. 17, 2012
8139994 Automatic original cover closer and office equipment having the same Mar. 20, 2012
8096577 Hinge for an air-bag cover Jan. 17, 2012
8092738 Method for molding an integral joint Jan. 10, 2012
8081439 Electronic device Dec. 20, 2011
8081438 Electronic device Dec. 20, 2011
8042228 Adjustable hinge mounting block Oct. 25, 2011
8024019 Portable information terminal Sep. 20, 2011
7991445 Battery cover latching mechanism and portable electronic device using the same Aug. 2, 2011
7959846 Method of moulding a hinge Jun. 14, 2011
7927027 Arm pivot shaft support mechanism and imaging device equipped with the same Apr. 19, 2011
7915986 Hinge assembly and portable electronic devices using same Mar. 29, 2011
7913960 Bracketing system Mar. 29, 2011
7912523 Crescent hinge Mar. 22, 2011
7887496 Joint orthosis Feb. 15, 2011
7890151 Opening and closing device for cellular phone Feb. 15, 2011
7792555 Hinge device and portable electronic apparatus Sep. 7, 2010
7791876 Hinge connector with liquid coolant path Sep. 7, 2010
7746628 Electronic device Jun. 29, 2010
7738930 Hinge mechanism for a portable electronic device Jun. 15, 2010
7719827 Electronic device May. 18, 2010
7709729 Thin film solar cell inflatable ultraviolet rigidizable deployment hinge May. 4, 2010
7703736 Stand for image display device Apr. 27, 2010
7685676 Living hinge Mar. 30, 2010
7654607 Automotive body structure with spin welded hardware mounts Feb. 2, 2010
7610067 Swing hinge module for portable communication device Oct. 27, 2009
7567436 Monitor Jul. 28, 2009
7562418 Hinge mounting apparatus Jul. 21, 2009
7555815 Door hinge arrangement Jul. 7, 2009
7506902 Auto-lock mechanism for an image input/output device Mar. 24, 2009
7489507 Electronic device Feb. 10, 2009
7412163 Camera module of an electronic device Aug. 12, 2008

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