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Number: 16/408
Name: Miscellaneous hardware > Handle, handle component, or handle adjunct > Luggage-type (loop style) handgrip for carrying (e.g., suitcase, handbag, briefcase, shopping bag, package, etc.) > Swinging handle
Description: Subject matter wherein the handle is attached to the article body such that it may move in an arc about an axis lying along the handles median longitudinal plane.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
16/409 With means permanently connecting the handle to a carried article 19

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8307500 Convertible wheeled luggage handle Nov. 13, 2012
8171926 Fire igniter of carbonaceous fuel May. 8, 2012
7717292 Surgical instrument container assembly with snap fit handle assembly May. 18, 2010
7451525 Sprung surface handle Nov. 18, 2008
7287664 Storage box handle Oct. 30, 2007
7093323 Ergonomic handle for a carrying case Aug. 22, 2006
7048103 Handle for carrying case May. 23, 2006
6860372 Handle attachment structure for bag Mar. 1, 2005
6687955 Handle for carrying case Feb. 10, 2004
6581245 Foldable handle assembly Jun. 24, 2003
6536301 Grab handle for vehicle interiors Mar. 25, 2003
6505941 Handle attachment structure and projector Jan. 14, 2003
6397436 Suitcase handle having damping device Jun. 4, 2002
6385816 Handle for a vehicle lift gate May. 14, 2002
6332242 Rotational handgrip Dec. 25, 2001
6203063 Safety athletic pole Mar. 20, 2001
6193033 Towable carrying case Feb. 27, 2001
6152317 Double-walled blow-molded article with insertable handle and method for making same Nov. 28, 2000
5934425 Swing out handle for wheeled luggage Aug. 10, 1999
5920957 Hand grip made of plastic Jul. 13, 1999
5845719 Vibrating cutting machine Dec. 8, 1998
5813504 Removable handle assembly for luggage Sep. 29, 1998
5812910 Developing unit for electrophotographic processors with openable top covers Sep. 22, 1998
5528795 Handle structure with a swingable curved grip element particularly for luggage containment means Jun. 25, 1996
5404617 Fold-down handle Apr. 11, 1995
4663802 Gripping handle for an attache case having a pivot pin on only one of its leg extensions May. 12, 1987
4658467 Luggage handle Apr. 21, 1987
4522288 Luggage Jun. 11, 1985

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