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BELT/POCKET CLIP FOR HOME CORDLESS PHONES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004455D
Publication Date: 2000-Nov-17
Document File: 1 page(s) / 3K

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Abstract

A belt clip attached to the back side of a cordless phone allows the user to have the cordless at hand and within reach at all times if needed. The user never has to get up or leave an important task to answer the phone nor does the user need to leave for the base in another room to catch the caller. A phone clip keeps the cordless phone with the user and keeps the users hands free to do other tasks around the house. A clip apparatus is permanently attached to the backside of the cordless phone handset. The clip apparatus has a securing seat fixed to the back of a handset. The cordless phone handset can be clipped or unclipped to the users belt or pocket as desired. The user can carry handset around the home/office while keeping the hands free to do other tasks. This makes it more convenient and accessible for the user.

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BELT/POCKET CLIP FOR HOME CORDLESS PHONES

Cordless phones are now virtually used in all households in America today. It is quickly replacing the traditional corded phones, which has restricted the user to just certain areas of the home. Cordless phones, on the other hand gives the user complete freedom to move about the home while using the apparatus. The convenience and freedom of the cordless is one of many signs of the fast paced and unrestricted technology driven lifestyle.

Today's cell phones come with belt clips or casing that is attachable/clip-able to the user. Cell phones are also small enough to easily fit in users pocket with comfort. However, home cordless phones can be become cumbersome to carry around the home when it is needed close by. Cordless phones are not designed to fit into the users pocket with ease or comfort.

A belt clip attached to the back side of a cordless phone allows the user to have the cordless at hand and within reach at all times if needed. The user never has to get up or leave an important task to answer the phone nor does the user need to leave for the base in another room to catch the caller. A phone clip keeps the cordless phone with the user and keeps the users hands free to do other tasks around the house.

A clip apparatus is permanently attached to the backside of the cordless phone handset. The clip apparatus has a securing seat fixed to the back of a handset. The cordless phone handset can be clipped or unclipped to the users belt or pocket as desired. The user can carry handset around the home/office while keeping the hands free to do other tasks. This makes it more convenient and accessible for the user.

Clip apparatus can be a spring-loaded clip seen on most beepers or a more stationary clip that slides into position.

Figure 1 (attached) illustrates typical handset 100 from any home cordless phone system.

In figure 2 (attached), clip assembly 200 is mounted to the back side of the home cordless phone 100 shown in figure 1.

In the clip assembly 200 the back plate 400 is attached to the back side of the home cordless phone 100.

The spring system 300 allows the user to lift the clip assembly 200 up and insert into the belt.

The spring system then returns the clip assembly 200 back.