Title:
File folder
United States Patent D837295


Inventors:
Decarlo, Anthony J. (Parma, OH, US)
Taylor, Curtis Patrick (Chagrin Falls, OH, US)
Chung, Chanseol (Hollywood, FL, US)
Application Number:
29/564534
Publication Date:
01/01/2019
Filing Date:
05/13/2016
Assignee:
IdeaStream Consumer Products, LLC (Cleveland, OH, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1902
Field of Search:
D19/26-33, D19/86, D19/90, D19/91, D19/99, 229/67.1, 229/67.2, 229/67.3, 229/67.4
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US Patent References:
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9156303File Folder2015-10-13DeCarlo
8567659File folder2013-10-29Chung229/67.1
7954694File folder2011-06-07DeCarlo229/67.2
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20110017810Folder With Gusset2011-01-27Dodson229/67.2
7757870Rack apparatus for treatment processes2010-07-20Lin211/118
20090045246Folder With Gusset2009-02-19Dodson229/67.2
D582192Hanging folder for disc media2008-12-09PanD19/90
20080218044Attached File Hanging Folders2008-09-11Unda312/321
20080164302Hanging file folder2008-07-10Ho229/67.2
7383652Stationery accessory system2008-06-10Glasberg40/359
7243884Tilt-out laundry bag assembly2007-07-17Lawson211/12
7210659Combination of telescopically extendable frame with a laundry bag assembly2007-05-01Lawson211/46
20060226205Management article with retractable hangars2006-10-12O'Leary229/67.2
7100775Binder for a suspension file2006-09-05Yeh211/46
7059483Hanging file folder and suspension bar therefor and process for producing2006-06-13Scudder211/183
7025382Index tab labeling system for suspended file folder2006-04-11Wiggins229/67.1
20060059755Suspension-type file folder and index tab system2006-03-23Valade40/641
20060016112Angled top view printable hanging file tabs2006-01-26McCarthy40/641
6926158Suspension system for file folders2005-08-09Brown211/189
6830156One piece hanging file2004-12-14MacKelvie211/10
6619773Hanging vertical organizer for file drawer2003-09-16Amsterdam229/67.2
6508376Hanging file basket2003-01-21Chiang211/46
6227746Hanging data binder2001-05-08Long211/46
6039473Tamper evident file holder configured for hanging in a file cabinet2000-03-21Bond190/120
D419358Hanging file storage sleeve for discsJanuary, 2000MarconD6/407
5993099Combination notebook/file folder having retractable and extendible hangers1999-11-30Greenberg211/42
5971166Hanging box file with compartments1999-10-26Ong211/184
5942293File marker1999-08-24Occhipinti211/124
5941450Apparatus for connected file folders1999-08-24De Safey229/67.2
D407441Combined notebook/file systemMarch, 1999GreenbergD19/27
5873642Hanging file bar support assembly for a drawer1999-02-23Domenig16/93R
5779331File management system1998-07-14Fox211/55
5758780Suspendable bracket for books, magazines and the like1998-06-02Baumgarten211/42
5749479Display assembly1998-05-12Belokin211/113
5722692Booklet filing device1998-03-03Abramov211/46
5721531Monitoring arrangement for electronic file folder locator system1998-02-24Garver235/385
5707001Suspended file folders1998-01-13Mark229/67.2
5692673Apparatus for connected file folders1997-12-02De Safey229/67.2
D382301Hanging file folder support barAugust, 1997BaumgartenD19/32
5570833Auto-locking hanging file folder1996-11-05Dusek229/67.2
5570792Hanging file storage unit1996-11-05Huang211/189
5515980Dimensionally variable hanging file frame system1996-05-14Fotioo211/189
5487617Hanging file system and apparatus1996-01-30Cole206/806
5405020Adjustable hanging file frame system1995-04-11Fotioo211/189
5393154Hook and binder arrangement1995-02-28Hubbell402/4
5358126Hanging-folder file frame1994-10-25Jones211/189
5358125System for supporting binders in a hanging file1994-10-25Blessing211/189
5328259Lockable hanging file folder1994-07-12Meriaux206/425
5295622Folder or the like1994-03-22Lorber211/46
5275439Hanging laminated folder1994-01-04Hawes, Jr.229/67.2
5261636Hanging laminated folder1993-11-16Hawes, Jr.229/67.2
5256130Reinforced paper office supplies and method of making them1993-10-26Kachel493/210
5248290Hanging laminated folder1993-09-28Hawes, Jr.493/379
5205626Hanging file system1993-04-27Fotioo211/189
5197762Booklet and document filing device1993-03-30Abramov211/46
5111941Self locking folder hanger structure1992-05-12Hillestad211/181.1
D322284Suspension fileDecember, 1991WhaleyD19/26
5052646Long tip hanging folder rods1991-10-01Hawes, Jr.248/214
5048697Universal hanging file system1991-09-17Payne206/425
5025979Hanging expandable file1991-06-25Dellacroce229/67.2
4979626Convertible hanging file folder (1)1990-12-25Pitts211/45
4950096Binding and filing unit1990-08-21Gilder312/184
4901867Collapsible wire rack1990-02-20Petty, Jr.211/46
4893745Suspendable folder1990-01-16Weber229/67.2
4830268Adjustable file folder1989-05-16Pitts229/67.1
D298265Hanging pocket folderOctober, 1988SniderD19/90
4722626Document binding strips and file suspension1988-02-02Abildgaard312/184
4721211Hanging arrangement for holding sheet-like articles1988-01-26Lundberg211/116
4681232Periodical hanging system and apparatus1987-07-21Du Corday211/46
4576328Hanging partition folder1986-03-18Snider229/67.1
4575273Binder for continuous or separated computer printout sheets1986-03-11Gerriet402/29
D282758Hanging file binderFebruary, 1986Hirsch402/4
4526277Hanging folder frame support1985-07-02Snowden211/46
4489836Suspension filing means1984-12-25Terrell211/45
4420086Filing hanger1983-12-13Bardes211/46
4400107Suspension files and binders1983-08-23Pitts229/67.2
4294028Suspension-type file folder1981-10-13Reymond40/359
4255888Indicator for vertically suspended file envelopes1981-03-17Bastogne40/359
4208146Suspension device for ring binders1980-06-17Schudy312/184
4186504Display marker device1980-02-05Avery40/359
D250715Document holderJanuary, 1979HedstromD19/32
4114963Suspended files1978-09-19Menahem229/67.2
4053057Suspended filing folders1977-10-11Snowden211/126.13
4031646Suspendible filing folder1977-06-28de Nouel40/359
4009784Document hanging apparatus1977-03-01Elias211/113
3980360Hangable holder for stationery materials1976-09-14Wright229/67.2
D240395N/AJuly, 1976FeldmahrD19/90
3957321Suspension file folder1976-05-18Rose229/67.2
3936201Hanger and sheet lifter for ring binder1976-02-03Kenney312/184
3865445HANGING BINDER1975-02-11Dean229/67.2
3850488MEANS FOR FILING DOCUMENTS1974-11-26Elias211/45
3801175HANGER AND BINDER UNIT1974-04-02Giulie229/67.2
3790242BINDER CARRIER AND SUPPORT STRUCTURE1974-02-05Sullivan229/67.2
3779393FILE FOR DOCUMENTS AND THE LIKE1973-12-18Grundell211/126.13
3667854BINDER FOR A SUSPENSION FILE1972-06-06Jonas229/67.2
3639020SUSPENSION FILE1972-02-01Nesbitt229/67.2
3572867HANGER HOOK ASSEMBLY FOR SUSPENSION FILE FOLDERS1971-03-30Cooper229/67.2
3524688FILE SUSPENSION MEANS1970-08-18Dean229/67.2
3288144Filing systems1966-11-29Hyams211/46
3249111Retractable device for locking on rails suspension members of folders for vertical files1966-05-03Vincens211/162
3216581Stencil hanger1965-11-09Church211/45
D201935N/AAugust, 1965KelleyD19/86
2874699Filing folders1959-02-24Dunleavy211/126.13
2800907Suspension file folder1957-07-30Jonas211/162
2664089Index member and adjustable indicator tab therefor1953-12-29Meltzer40/341
2484453Support1949-10-11Halverson211/124
2318077Suspension file1943-05-04Jonas211/46
2312717Multiple suspension file1943-03-02Jonas211/126.13
2291675Filing folder and index tab1942-08-04Arelt108/60
2289577Suspension filing folder and index tab1942-07-14Jonas211/126.13
2257052Filing device1941-09-23Hanna211/46
2248027Hanger for duplicator stencils and the like1941-07-01Maass211/45
2197235Book hanger1940-04-16Basher281/47
1803823Visible index filing device1931-05-05Wittenmyer211/45
1524348Filing device1925-01-27Field211/126.13



Primary Examiner:
Albert, Elizabeth A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental designs for a file folder, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top plan view of a first embodiment of a file folder, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the extended position;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view of the file folder of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a right side elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 1, wherein the folder is shown in the closed position;

FIG. 8 is an isometric view of the file folder of FIG. 1, wherein the folder is shown in the partially closed position;

FIG. 9 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 1, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 10 is a bottom plan view of the file folder of FIG. 1, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 11 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 1, wherein the folder is shown in the closed position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 12 is an isometric view of the file folder of FIG. 1, wherein the folder is shown in the partially closed position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 13 is a top plan view of a second embodiment of a file folder, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the extended position;

FIG. 14 is a bottom plan view of the file folder of FIG. 13;

FIG. 15 is a front elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 13;

FIG. 16 is a rear elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 13;

FIG. 17 is a left side elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 13;

FIG. 18 is a right side elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 13;

FIG. 19 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 13, wherein the folder is shown in the closed position;

FIG. 20 is an isometric view of the file folder of FIG. 13, wherein the folder is shown in the partially closed position;

FIG. 21 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 13, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 22 is a bottom plan view of the file folder of FIG. 13, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 23 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 13, wherein the folder is shown in the closed position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 24 is an isometric view of the file folder of FIG. 13, wherein the folder is shown in the partially closed position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 25 is a top plan view of a third embodiment of a file folder, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the extended position;

FIG. 26 is a bottom plan view of the file folder of FIG. 25;

FIG. 27 is a front elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 25;

FIG. 28 is a rear elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 25;

FIG. 29 is a left side elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 25;

FIG. 30 is a right side elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 25;

FIG. 31 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 25, wherein the folder is shown in the closed position;

FIG. 32 is an isometric view of the file folder of FIG. 25, wherein the folder is shown in the partially closed position;

FIG. 33 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 25, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 34 is a bottom plan view of the file folder of FIG. 25, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 35 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 25, wherein the folder is shown in the closed position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 36 is an isometric view of the file folder of FIG. 25, wherein the folder is shown in the partially closed position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 37 is a top plan view of a fourth embodiment of a file folder, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the extended position;

FIG. 38 is a bottom plan view of the file folder of FIG. 37;

FIG. 39 is a front elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 37;

FIG. 40 is a rear elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 37;

FIG. 41 is a left side elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 37;

FIG. 42 is a right side elevational view of the file folder of FIG. 37;

FIG. 43 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 37, wherein the folder is shown in the closed position;

FIG. 44 is an isometric view of the file folder of FIG. 37, wherein the folder is shown in the partially closed position;

FIG. 45 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 37, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 46 is a bottom plan view of the file folder of FIG. 37, wherein the folder is shown in the open position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position;

FIG. 47 is a top plan view of the file folder of FIG. 37, wherein the folder is shown in the closed position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position; and,

FIG. 48 is an isometric view of the file folder of FIG. 37, wherein the folder is shown in the partially closed position and the hanger ends are in the retracted position.

The broken lines in the drawings are included to show portions of the file folder that form no part of the claimed design.