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Number: 402/39
Name: Binder device releasably engaging aperture or notch of sheet > Sheet retainer travels arcuate path > Travel in plane perpendicular to axis of rotation > Opposed sheet retainers (e.g., ring binders, etc.) > Hinged on spaced axes > Toggle-type arrangement > Including abutting mated components
Description: Device wherein the proximate end portions of the opposed sheet retainer are mounted upon complementary shaped bodies of a toggle mechanism which bodies are disposed in contact relation and pivot about a mutual axis at the point of contact.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
402/40 Toggle and adjacent retainers of one-piece rod 9

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8545122 Binding device Oct. 1, 2013
8322940 Binder Dec. 4, 2012
8118513 Binder lock mechanism including a manually adjustable locking bar Feb. 21, 2012
8047737 Ring binder mechanism Nov. 1, 2011
7950866 Ring binder mechanism with polymeric housing May. 31, 2011
7950867 Lever for a ring binder mechanism May. 31, 2011
7758271 Ring mechanism biased to closed and locked position Jul. 20, 2010
7704005 Ring mechanism having locking element operatively connected to lever Apr. 27, 2010
7654764 Ring binder mechanism having blocking device Feb. 2, 2010
7360962 Ring binder mechanism Apr. 22, 2008
7223040 Binder May. 29, 2007
7077595 Spine binder Jul. 18, 2006
6916134 Safety ring binder having sliding actuators Jul. 12, 2005
RE38731 Ring binder May. 3, 2005
6540260 Photograph album page, spine and system Apr. 1, 2003
6533486 Ring binder having actuating lever with cushion member Mar. 18, 2003
6474897 Ring binder having actuating lever with cushion member Nov. 5, 2002
6364558 Ring binder having actuating lever with cushion member Apr. 2, 2002
6345924 Nestable binder ring assembly Feb. 12, 2002
6293722 Binder Mechanism Sep. 25, 2001
6270279 Ring binder mechanism Aug. 7, 2001
6270280 Spine binder Aug. 7, 2001
6217247 Ring binder mechanism Apr. 17, 2001
6146042 Sheet retaining device and method of packaging sheet retaining devices Nov. 14, 2000
6142697 Ring lock for album or binder Nov. 7, 2000
6126353 Curled finger hinge binder Oct. 3, 2000
6030139 Flanged cover with prongs for a ring binder assembly Feb. 29, 2000
5957611 Ring binder with dual angle ring metal Sep. 28, 1999
5827004 Sliding loose leaf binder Oct. 27, 1998
5765956 Device for perfected closure of the mechanism having flat rings for containers of mobile sheets Jun. 16, 1998
5692848 Ring binder Dec. 2, 1997
5667324 Binders Sep. 16, 1997
5286128 Ring binder Feb. 15, 1994
5028159 Looseleaf binder Jul. 2, 1991
5018896 Snap ring assembly May. 28, 1991
4904103 Loose-leaf binder Feb. 27, 1990
4854763 Device for the impaling of loose leaves Aug. 8, 1989
4798491 Ring binder mechanism Jan. 17, 1989
4690580 Ring binder mechanism with mating rings Sep. 1, 1987
4678357 Device for binding holed sheets Jul. 7, 1987
4571108 Locking ring binder mechanism with control slide Feb. 18, 1986
4552478 Ring mechanism Nov. 12, 1985
4400107 Suspension files and binders Aug. 23, 1983
4368995 Ring mechanism for loose-leaf binders Jan. 18, 1983

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