Suspendable carrying device for decorative lights

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5582291
SERIAL NO

08413077

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Abstract

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The present invention is a suspendable carrying device for decorative light strings wherein the light strings include a plurality of light bulbs connected to the others and each bulb has an enlarged portion of greater diameter than the neck portion. The carrying device comprises a body member having an elongated track extending through the body member where at least one expanded aperture is located along a length of the elongated track. The expanded aperture has a greater width than the elongated track which is sufficient to accommodate insertion of the enlarged portion of each light bulb therethrough. The elongated track has a width sufficient to accommodate the neck portion of each light bulb therein and prevent passage of the enlarged portion of each light bulb therethrough.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Miller, Charles L P.O. Box 1181, Dimmitt, TX 79027 5 27
Schroeder, Lyman L 609 Maple, Dimmitt, TX 79027 2 8
Setliff, Douglas W P.O. Box 290, Dimmitt, TX 79027 2 8

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (8)
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* 4798286 Bottle holder 14 1987
* 4917323 Christmas light storage device 37 1988
* 5033619 Light string carrier 32 1990
* 5064067 Christmas light organizer 50 1990
* 5152396 Assembly type packing device for decoration light string 4 1991
* 5317491 Holder for string of electric lights 30 1992
* 5381899 Package assembly for decorative lights 14 1994
 
JABCOBOZZI VIVIAN MARIE, 2836 NORTH 76TH PLACE, SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85251 (1)
* 4531638 Mounting means for remembrance items 9 1983
 
MARRIOT INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. (1)
* 5123534 Packaging assembly for lite strings 8 1991
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
6398148 Device and method for storing holiday light strings 9 2000
6557792 Device and method for storing holiday light strings 13 2001
7198153 Light string storage and hanging system and method 3 2005
D534361 Hanger with air freshener therein 7 2006
 
CELESTE, L.L.C. (1)
* 6073758 Foldover merchandising package 36 1999
 
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. (1)
6337231 Method for producing semiconductor device 2 2000
 
Lightsock, Inc. (1)
* 6237769 Device to protect light strings for storage 4 2000
* Cited By Examiner