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Number: 24/552
Name: Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc. > Clasp, clip, support-clamp, or required component thereof > Having gripping member formed from, biased by, or mounted on, resilient member > Opposed engaging faces on gripping member formed from single piece of resilient material > Piece totally forms clasp, clip, or support-clamp and has shaped, wirelike, or bandlike configuration with uniform cross section throughout its length > Relatively movable segments of resilient gripping member contact and cross in nonuse position > Segments form opposed engaging faces
Description: Resilient* body in which the intersecting and touching segments also form the surfaces for engaging the structure-to-be-secured*.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
24/553 Having specific handle structure 4

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7721392 Portable securement system May. 25, 2010
7678080 Intravenous catheter introducing device Mar. 16, 2010
7462278 Hose clasp for a pool cleaner filter bag Dec. 9, 2008
7448155 Money clip Nov. 11, 2008
7146688 Apparatus and method for engaging cables Dec. 12, 2006
6662598 Body ornament Dec. 16, 2003
6389656 Clip, as well as wire/clip assembly May. 21, 2002
6301756 Clip Oct. 16, 2001
6178844 Quick-action fastening system for actuating-pull mechanisms and a spring for a fastening system Jan. 30, 2001
6163934 Multi-purpose paper clip Dec. 26, 2000
6122806 Tensioning clip for seat covering Sep. 26, 2000
5975009 Flag retaining mechanism Nov. 2, 1999
5924176 Integrally molded clasp structure Jul. 20, 1999
5499431 Spring clip for holding garments Mar. 19, 1996
5217464 Three bar cross action lens implantation forceps Jun. 8, 1993
D331730 Tie holder Dec. 15, 1992
5159731 Clothespin Nov. 3, 1992
5090097 Plastic clip Feb. 25, 1992
5063640 Endless filament paper clip Nov. 12, 1991
5042191 Clip for attaching a fishing lure and the like Aug. 27, 1991
5022124 Clip device Jun. 11, 1991
4796625 Aneurysm clip Jan. 10, 1989
4765335 Aneurysm clip Aug. 23, 1988
4597139 Large capacity paper clip Jul. 1, 1986
4556060 Surgical clip Dec. 3, 1985
4324025 Clamp Apr. 13, 1982
4184233 Fabric clasp device Jan. 22, 1980
4170052 Holding clip Oct. 9, 1979
4057292 Trim retainer device for upholstered cushions Nov. 8, 1977

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