|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||024/003.12; 024/570; 033/755|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 49 인용 특허 : 5|
A protective body has an opening for receiving a hanging clip of a tape measure, knife, or other portable object. The protective body and opening are preferably sized and shaped to receive substantially all of the hanging clip, or at least the region of the clip immediately adjacent to the object, to cover any unsmooth edges of the hanging clip so they do not cut into the wear's belt, pocket, etc.
What is claimed is: 1. A cover for a hanging clip of a portable hand tool, the clip being of a one-piece construction having a first end segment fixedly attached to a main body of the hand tool, a second free end segment, a generally horizontal weight-supporting segment therebetween, and a generally vertical holder segment between the weight-supporting segment and the free end segment, with the weight-supporting segment at a higher position than the attached end segment, the holder segment, or the free end segment so that the hand tool can be suspended ...