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Number: 2/256
Name: Apparel > General structure > Stiffening or staying > Elongated rodlike elements (e.g., stays)
Description: Devices wherein the stiffening or staying means is in the form of a strip, strand or wire-like element.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
2/257 Ends and end fasteners or retainers 9
2/258 Materials 13

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8220075 Multi-tool collar stay Jul. 17, 2012
7640602 Assembled anti-creep waist-clothing stay device and method of reinforcing crotch-adjacent inner-seam areas Jan. 5, 2010
7237272 Protective clothing and flexible mesh from interwoven metal rings for production of protective clothing Jul. 3, 2007
7238080 Bra support cup Jul. 3, 2007
6202221 Flexible support stay Mar. 20, 2001
5830040 Cushion tips for brassiere frames Nov. 3, 1998
5749767 Protective tips for brassiere wires May. 12, 1998
5730640 Wire reinforcement for women's clothing Mar. 24, 1998
5472366 Flexible bra cup support Dec. 5, 1995
5426791 Support stay Jun. 27, 1995
5388273 Support stay Feb. 14, 1995
4691389 Cap having stiffeners Sep. 8, 1987
4286337 Shape retaining collar devices and articles of wearing apparel using same Sep. 1, 1981
4169753 Method for automatic shirt collar stay applying Oct. 2, 1979

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