TODAY’S PATENT- BUSINESS FORM AND SELF-LAMINATING WRISTBAND WITH IMPROVED PRINT AREA AND SINGLE LAYER
The Business form and self-laminating wristband with improved print area and single layer straps was invented by James M. Riley, Sanjay K. Jain, Mark Greer, Richard E. Feiner on 24th August 2010 bearing patent number US7779569B2.
The present invention relates to a business form including a wristband is provided with a print area forming a badge, the badge having a length less than and a width greater than a width of either of two straps used to attach the wristband to the wrist, the badge thus having a greater print area to improve the readability of the indicia displayed therein. A business form including a wristband has a bulged rectangularly shaped print area to allow information to be printed transversely across the print area to improve readability of the indicia displayed in the print area. Thus, the bulged rectangularly shaped print area can accommodate one or both of bar codes printed thereon in ladder as well as picket fence fashion. A security seal is disclosed which comprises a small, adhesive coated patch of laminate for sealing the joinder of the wristband ends and which has points of weakness such as X’s die cut therein so that it separates or destructs upon removal to provide an indication of tampering with the wristband.