|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||160/354; 160/351; 160/377; 52/646; 135/143|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 30 인용 특허 : 27|
Collapsible structures are provided that have one or more support frames, each having a foldable frame member that has a folded and an unfolded orientation, with the frame member defining a periphery for the support frame. Where more than one support frame is provided, the support frames can be hingedly coupled to each other. The frame member(s) can be used, for example, to support panel pieces, objects and coverings, among others. In some embodiments, one or more objects can be coupled to and supported by the support frame(s). In other embodiments, a co...
1. An object, comprising:a support frame having a foldable frame member that has a folded and an unfolded orientation, the frame member defining a periphery for the support frame, the periphery defining an opening inside the support frame; an item; a connector extending into the opening and having a first end connected to only a discrete portion the support frame, and an opposing second end connected to the item; and a frame retaining sleeve for retaining the frame member, with the connector coupled to the frame retaining sleeve and the item.