TODAY’S PATENT – RETAINING CLIP
The RETAINING CLIP was invented by Sean Patrick O’Mahony (Jefferson, LA) on the 22nd of July 2003, bearing patent number US6594865B2.
This invention relates to a retaining clip. More particularly, the present relates to a retaining clip that can be attached to clothing, such as a shirt pocket, clothing accessories, such as waist belts or purse straps, and automobile visors. With the retaining clip receiving a garment, the clip also can be used as an article attachment means of a sunglasses or eyeglass holder, badge holder, or other sibling device. The retaining clip can also be used for general purposes such as a money clip or a paper clip.
One of the objective of this invention to provide a retaining clip that utilizes a bias means and/or a padding means to effectively retain garments or other objects. It is another object of the invention to provide an inexpensive solution for injection molding a resilient clip. Additionally, a rotational means may be included with this clip so that it may be attached to other objects such as a sunglasses holder or portable device and permit rotation of the device about an axis.