|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||190/018.A; 190/102; 190/903; 224/153|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 29 인용 특허 : 12|
A luggage case is provided with straps or handles for carrying the case and a wheel and an extendable handle assembly for dragging or pulling the case. The wheel and extendable handle assembly is removably attachable to the case, such that it need not be carried when the case is carried by the straps or handles. The wheel and handle assembly are formed as a shell to snugly surround the luggage case. In the preferred embodiment, the case and the shell are joined by mating zippers at the bottom front and top rear edges of the assembly.
1. A luggage case system comprising: a case having a top, bottom, front, back and sides, a wheel and handle assembly, comprising a partial housing including a bottom, a back, and sides, an extendable handle secured to said back, said partial housing conforming in shape to that of said case, such that said bottom of said case may be placed on the bottom of the partial housing, and said back and sides of said case will engage the back and sides of said partial housing, complementary readily releasable securing devices being provided on said case and s...