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SHOPPING CART ORGANIZER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004410D
Publication Date: 2000-Nov-08
Document File: 1 page(s) / 15K

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Abstract

This article of manufacture is directed to organizers, more specifically to allow a shopping cart user to maintain organization of documentation and other items when using a shopping cart. Additionally, a portable organizer designed to allow organization of documents, such as coupons and store flyers when placed on a shopping cart. In general, a shopping cart organizer is described which is useful for shopping cart users who wish to maintain organization of documents and other items while shopping.

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SHOPPING CART ORGANIZER

This article of manufacture is directed to organizers, more specifically to allow a shopping cart user to maintain organization of documentation and other items when using a shopping cart. Additionally, a portable organizer designed to allow organization of documents, such as coupons and store flyers when placed on a shopping cart. In general, a shopping cart organizer is described which is useful for shopping cart users who wish to maintain organization of documents and other items while shopping.

The shopping cart organizer is a translucent, plastic-type material including L-brackets and a U-channel to allow organizer to remain in a stationary position while attached to a shopping cart.

Figure 1 Shopping cart organizer

Figure 1 shows a shopping cart organizer 100 and includes, a substrate 105, a U-channel 110, a Velcro-type material 120, an L-bracket 130, a cup holder 140, a handle opening 150, and a document clip 160. Substrate 105 is a conventional plastic type material, manufactured in a rectangular shape similar to that shown in Figure 1. U-channel 110 is a rubber type material manufactured to form a channel which rests on shopping cart handle when in use. Further, U-channel 110 is adhered to bottom portion of substrate 105 using conventional adhesion methods. Velcro-type material 120 is adhered to top portion of substrate 105 so as to form an attaching surface to support any such device which may also have a Velcro-type attaching material, e.g., a coupon box having a Velcro-type material attached to the bottom portion. L-bracket 130 is a conventional L-bracket and is attached to lower portion of substrate 105 surface via grooved railing (not shown). Further L-bracket 130 is capable of moving in a direction perpendicular to that of U-channel 110. Cup holder 140 is a manufactured opening in substrate 105 with dimensions corresponding to typical drink cup sizes. Handle 150 is an opening manufactured in substrate 105 to allow ease of handling in transport. Document holder clip 160 is a conventional clip adhered to top surface of substrate 105 and includes a pen or pencil holder.