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Class Information
Number: 24/578.1
Name: Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc. > Separable-fastener or required component thereof (e.g., projection and cavity to complete interlock) > With third detached member completing interlock (e.g., hook type) > For apparel and related accessories
Description: Subject matter that is intended to be used as or with a person"s accutrements.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
24/578.15 Belt, strap, etc. (e.g., buckle or snap fastener) 28
24/578.11 Button, button related 6
24/578.16 Glove 0
24/578.14 Hook (e.g., within cavity) 7
24/578.13 Post and receiver(e.g., pin and slot) 9
24/578.17 Purse, wallet, etc. 5

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8505174 Fastener for clothing or lingerie Aug. 13, 2013
8266768 Apparatus for securing an ornament to a textile Sep. 18, 2012
8261417 Buckle Sep. 11, 2012
8079503 Modular equipment coupler Dec. 20, 2011
7216404 Pouch mounting system May. 15, 2007
7155784 Device for securing a trouser Jan. 2, 2007
6449818 Garment link Sep. 17, 2002
6438808 Fastener Aug. 27, 2002
5894640 Shoe fastening device Apr. 20, 1999
5860196 Grommet stress reducer Jan. 19, 1999
5815843 Accessory fastener for garments Oct. 6, 1998
5471684 Convertible sports cap with sliding brim Dec. 5, 1995
5380238 Double-closure clasp Jan. 10, 1995
5181300 Waistband fastener Jan. 26, 1993
4976017 Adjustable waistband assembly Dec. 11, 1990
4610035 Upper body protector Sep. 9, 1986
4429439 Garment expander Feb. 7, 1984
4204300 Fastener for garments May. 27, 1980

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