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KR101269565B1
KR101269565B1 KR1020077011572A KR20077011572A KR101269565B1 KR 101269565 B1 KR101269565 B1 KR 101269565B1 KR 1020077011572 A KR1020077011572 A KR 1020077011572A KR 20077011572 A KR20077011572 A KR 20077011572A KR 101269565 B1 KR101269565 B1 KR 101269565B1
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41DOUTERWEAR; PROTECTIVE GARMENTS; ACCESSORIES
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    • A41D1/002Garments adapted to accommodate electronic equipment
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41DOUTERWEAR; PROTECTIVE GARMENTS; ACCESSORIES
    • A41D1/00Garments
    • A41D1/04Vests, jerseys, sweaters or the like
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41DOUTERWEAR; PROTECTIVE GARMENTS; ACCESSORIES
    • A41D13/00Professional, industrial or sporting protective garments, e.g. surgeons' gowns or garments protecting against blows or punches
    • A41D13/0012Professional or protective garments with pockets for particular uses, e.g. game pockets or with holding means for tools or the like
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41DOUTERWEAR; PROTECTIVE GARMENTS; ACCESSORIES
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The present invention relates to a garment-type device adapted and configured to have the functionality of a backpack comprising at least one pocket firmly attached to each of the front and back portions. At least one pocket on the back portion covers the surface area of the back portion in an amount of about 1% to 50% of the surface area there.
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Garment type backpack {GARMENT BACKPACK}

The present invention relates to backpacks, including but not limited to backpacks used for carrying books, school supplies, and the like.

Backpacks are known and commonly used. However, typical backpacks are supported to the user through the use of shoulder straps and belts. This leads to back strain and muscle fatigue.

Also typical of backpacks currently in use are items carried in a backpack that are generally carried on the user's back (hereafter referred to as " back ") to create large projections that extend from the user to the back. Backpacks, as their common name implies, allow each user to carry items on their back and do not allow distribution of weight and luggage towards the user's front. This results in uneven weight distribution and inconvenient transportation of items in the backpack.

The present invention relates to a garment device for use as a backpack. Preferred embodiments of the garment device include a front portion having an inner side and an outer side, a surface area and each half divided into a right half and a left half having an upper edge, a middle edge, a bottom edge and a distal edge. . The front face also includes a removable fastener that removably tightens the middle edges of the right and left halves, and at least one pocket fixedly attached thereto. In an alternate embodiment, the left and right halves of the front portion are at least one side edge, at least two side edges, and fixedly attached to the top edge, the bottom edge, the inner side, the outer side, the surface area, the left side and the right side. It consists of a unit structure with a pocket, which is worn by pulling it over the head.

The garment device also includes a front side having an inner side, an outer side, a surface area, a right edge, a left edge, a right side and a left side, and a bottom edge. The back portion is fixedly attached thereto to cover about 1% to 50% of the surface area of the back portion, and includes at least one pocket predominantly disposed near the upper half of the back portion. In one preferred embodiment, this back portion is fixedly attached thereto to cover about 1% to 50% of the surface area of this back portion and includes a second pocket predominantly disposed near the lower half of this back portion.

The front part and the back part are joined to the right side of the top edge of the back part by the top edge of the right half of the front part from the portion of the right edge of the back part to the right side of the color, and the top edge of the left half of the front part of the left edge of the back part. Engaging from the portion to the left side of the color to engage the left side of the top edge of the back, the opening or aperture being surrounded by the color.

Preferably, the garment device further comprises at least one elastic part, which elastic part has a front edge and a back edge. The front edge is preferably detachably or fixably coupled to the front portion and the back edge is preferably detachably or fixably coupled to the back portion, provided that the elastic portion comprises a flexible and elastic material.

In one embodiment, the front face comprises three to four pockets, at least one of which is size and dimension for receiving and retaining the cell phone. In addition, at least one of the pockets is of a size and size that houses and holds the camera or CD or DVD player. Preferably, at least one of the pockets includes an interior port that defines a passageway from the interior of the pocket to the interior surface of the garment.

Preferably, the garment device comprises a second removable fastener constructed and adapted to removably tighten the left edge of the back portion to the distal edge of the left half of the front portion, the second removable fastener also comprising the right side of the back portion. It is constructed and applied to detachably tighten the right edge of the back portion to the half or both distal edges. The second removable fastener preferably comprises at least one of a snap, button, zipper, hook and loop fastener, adjustable belt portion, or tie.

The garment device preferably comprises at least one shoulder pad attached to the front side and the inner side of the back portion proximate to the combined top edges of the back portion and the front portion, at least one cushioning material in at least one pocket, at least one associated with the device. Internal linings, or combinations thereof. The garment device also preferably further comprises a detachable fastener which detachably tightens at least one of the pockets to hold or transport the items present therein. More preferably, the detachable fastener comprises at least one of a zipper, snap, button, clip, hook, and loop fastener, tie and drawstring.

In one embodiment, the first pocket fixedly attached to the back portion is located substantially close to the top edge of the back portion. In other embodiments, the second pocket is securely attached to the back portion predominantly in its lower half, and the second pocket is located substantially close to the bottom edge of the back portion. In another embodiment, one of the pockets fixedly attached to the front side is a cell phone pocket constructed and dimensioned to substantially conform to the cell phone when disposed therein. Preferably, the total pocket volume available on the front side is sufficient to balance the total pocket volume available on the back side.

Another preferred embodiment of the garment device has an inner side and an outer side, a surface area, a top edge having a right side and a left side, a bottom edge and at least two side edges and at least one pocket fixedly attached thereto. And a front portion having a top edge and a bottom edge having an inner side, an outer side, a surface area, a right edge, a left edge, a right side, and a left side, and having at least one pocket fixedly attached thereto. The front and back portions are associated such that they are connected adjacent to the right and left sides of the top edges of the back portion such that the right side and left side of the top edge of the front portion leave an arm opening therebetween. At least one pocket provides an interior port that provides an opening that can be closed from the interior portion of the pocket to the interior side of the garment device.

Thus, the present invention discloses a novel apparatus that addresses many of the drawbacks of traditional backpacks.

1 illustrates a preferred embodiment of the device from a front perspective.

2 illustrates a preferred embodiment of the device from a side view.

3 illustrates a preferred embodiment of the device from a back perspective.

More ergonomic backpacks have been found to be more closely placed on the center of gravity of the wearer or user as compared to traditional backpacks by having pockets placed on the garment device. This advantageously allows movement forward of the weight compared to conventional backpacks. In the preferred embodiment shown in FIGS. 1-3, the device 10 comprises a garment comprising a front portion 20 and a back portion 30. Referring first to FIG. 1, front portion 20 has an outer side or surface (not shown) and an outer side or surface 22 having a surface area. The front portion 20 is divided into a right half 24 and a left half 24 ', each half having a top edge 34, 34', a center edge 36, 36 ', and a distal edge 38 , 38 '), and bottom edges 27, 27', respectively. As used herein, the terms "right" and "left" are used as references for the right and left sides of the body of a user wearing a garment device.

Referring to FIG. 3, the back portion 30 has an inner side or surface (not shown), an outer side or surface 31 having a surface area, a right edge 32, a left edge 33, a right side 35. And a color 15 having a top edge, a bottom edge 28, and a right side 16 and a left side 17 having a left side 35 ′.

The front part 20 and the back part 30 have a top edge 34 of the right half 24 of the front part 20 preferably along a portion of the right side of the top edge 35 of the back part 30. It is fixedly coupled, preferably to engage substantially or wholly from the right edge 32 of the back portion 30 to the right side 16 of the collar 15. The front portion 20 and the back portion 30 also have a top edge 34 ′ of the left half 26 of the front portion 20 along a portion of the left side of the top edge 35 ′ of the back portion 30. , Preferably joined substantially or wholly from the left edge 33 of the back part 30 to the left side 17 of the collar 15.

The upper right and left upper attachment areas of each of the front portion 20 and the back portion 30 preferably define right and left shoulder portions 11, 12 that are configured to rest on the user's shoulder when wearing the device. . In one embodiment, the right and left shoulder parts 11, 12 preferably comprise additional padding sewn therein. Preferably, this padding comprises the front portion 20 and the proximal portion to which the top edges 35, 35 ′ of the back portion 30 are coupled to the top edges 34, 34 ′ of the front portion 20. It is attached to the inner surface of all of the rear parts 30. In this position, the padding may be placed over the user's shoulders to cushion any load imposed on the user's shoulders by the weight of the cargo in any pockets on the garment device. Additional cushioning material may also be disposed adjacent or around any pockets or all pockets disposed on the front or back side. The additional cushioning material may be arranged in some or all of the pockets, for example in the lining of the inside of the pocket. Some of which may be some or all pocket (s) to help cushion and cushion the contents contained therein. The cushioning material may also or optionally be an insulating material to minimize or prevent the transfer of heat, electricity or moisture from or into the pocket. Any suitable material having desirable properties may be included or used alone or in combination with any cushioning material of the device or any other suitable material for internal lining.

In another embodiment, the garment device may comprise an inner lining, preferably made of a material comparable to or similar to the cushion material, and even less than the cushioning material by simply becoming a thinner or less layer of material. It can provide a cushioning effect. The inner lining may preferably be removably attached to one or more inner surfaces of the garment device. Such lining may then: warm the user, remove moisture from the user, or protect the user from any sharp or protruding edges of the contents contained in the pockets, or any combination of these effects. One or more may be advantageously provided. For example, the inner lining may be a plurality of buttons or other fastener (s) strategically spaced across the interior of the garment device, for example each sleeve, at least one fastener in color, towards the lower edge of the device. It may be attached via at least one fastener disposed on the adjacent lower half.

The front portion 20 and back portion 30 are also typically coupled such that the distal edge 38 of the right side 24 of the front portion 20 is coupled to or attached to a portion of the right edge 32 of the rear portion. do. Likewise, the distal edge 38 ′ of the left side 26 of the front side 20 is coupled to or otherwise attached to a portion of the left side 33 of the rear side 30. In one embodiment, these portions can be joined by one or more side attachments that laterally connect the front and back portions. Preferably, each side attachment is attached by sewing or other permanent bonding material to provide a side support to the user when wearing the garment device. The side attachments may be areas where separate portions of material from the front and back portions or simply where the back and front portions are permanently joined. Alternatively, as shown in FIG. 2, the side attachment 60 may simply be a zipper; One or more buttons, clips or snaps; Hook and ring portions; tie; Drawstring; Or a fastener that can be detachably engaged which is a similar detachable tightening mechanism. In one embodiment, both the right and left attachments include adjustable expansion fasteners, eg adjustable two-way zippers, which allow the user to adjust the degree of side attachment to facilitate size of the device to the user's physique. Make it custom. For example, the zipper can be adjusted such that the side attachment is not completed, substantially completed, partially completed or tightened, which advantageously allows the user to wear the device with larger clothing or, if necessary, with a larger physique. do. These fasteners also provide a way for the user to create a comfortable fit that may be advantageous for comfortable and ergonomic distribution of the weight of the cargo in the device.

The front portion 20 preferably has a removable removable tightening mechanism 40 which detachably tightens the middle edge 36 of the right half 24 to the middle edge 36 ′ of the left half 26. It includes. This tightening mechanism may include those described above and may be the same or different. Preferably, the removable fastener 40 is an adjustable tribe, for example a zipper that is a two-way and textile zipper pull as shown in FIG. In an alternative embodiment, the right and left halves of the front part are made of an integral structure so that the garment device can be easily pulled over the user's torso rather than tightening the right and left halves. In such embodiments, no removable fasteners are included on the device to tighten the two integral halves.

The front portion 20 preferably comprises at least one pocket fixedly attached to the outer surface 22. In one embodiment, the pockets may be detachably attached to the outer surface 22 by a tightening mechanism, such as a zipper, clips or snaps. Preferably, the front portion 20 covers at least about 10% to 40% of the outer surface 22 of the front portion 20, more preferably at least about 20% to 35 of the outer surface 22. At least one large pocket covering%. The large pocket is preferably disposed in the lower portion of the front portion 20 and includes the same type of top and detachable fasteners so that the user can easily and conveniently access the contents of the interior, and can be the same or different. Large pockets can have any shape, such as round, square, rectangular, or asymmetric. Preferably, the large pocket is constructed and dimensioned to include a relatively large and bulky item, for example a CD player or stack of CDs or a camera. This large pocket is also preferably made of a material sufficient to protect the contents of the interior from damage from external forces, for example from scratches on CDs or damage to the CD player. Preferably, one pocket is included on the left half and the right half, respectively predominantly on the lower half of the front part. They may each be symmetrical or asymmetrical, and may be mirror images of each other where it is advantageous to balance the weight in an asymmetrical form irrespective of the shape of the pockets. In another preferred embodiment, the front part comprises not only these two pockets but also the cell phone pocket disclosed therein, more preferably the back part is at least two pockets, and preferably at least one is the upper half of the back part. The predominant arrangement in the part preferably comprises at least three pockets substantially adjacent the top edge of the back part.

In one embodiment, the large pockets include an inner port (or channel) that defines a passageway from the interior of the large pocket to the interior surface of the front portion 20. The inner port can preferably be closed in reverse so that it can be closed when not in use by one of the fasteners disclosed therein. Advantageously, the internal port allows the earphone cord to be threaded through it so that the earphone cord can be connected at one end to a device contained in a large pocket, for example a CD player, while substantially the rest of the cord is connected to the user's body. Disposed between the inner surface of the front portion 20. The opposite end of the cord may exit the interior of the device 10 near the collar 15 to be placed near the user's ear. This allows the user to safely wear the earphones while the CD player is contained in a large pocket, thereby preventing or substantially reducing the likelihood of the earphone cord being entangled with external objects the wearer contacts.

In one preferred embodiment shown in FIG. 1, the device 10 is two asymmetrically disposed about 0.25 to 2 inches from the bottom edges 27, 27 ′ of the right and left sides 24, 26, respectively. Large pockets 50, 50 ′ configured as an enemy. Each of the large pockets 50, 50 ′ preferably has a maximum height of about 7 inches near the middle side and a minimum height of about 4 inches, preferably about 5.5 inches, near the distal side. Each pocket also has a width of 4 to 7 inches and a depth from the outer surface 22 of about 1 to 2.5 inches, preferably 1.25 inches to 2 inches. Each of the large pockets 50, 50 ′ includes a top zipper 58 with a fabric zipper pull to secure items therein.

Further, as shown in this preferred embodiment of FIG. 1, the front portion 20 is preferably a front portion so that the user can comfortably insert his or her hand inside while the user's arms are in a relaxed position. Two side hand pockets disposed in the lower portion of 20. Preferably, each of the side hand pockets may be lined with a water resistant or waterproof material, such as nylon, to help the user maintain the warmth of the hand inserted therein. Side hand pockets also preferably include removable fasteners as disclosed herein, which may be the same or different to secure the contents disposed therein besides the hand. In a preferred embodiment, the side pockets are disposed at the location of each large pocket substantially between the large pocket of the front portion 20 and the inner surface.

The front portion 20 preferably includes at least one small pocket covering about 1% to 10% of the outer surface 22 of the front portion 20. Preferably, this small pocket is disposed on the upper portion of the front portion 20 near the shoulder portions 11 and 12, and the top or side of the type disclosed herein to facilitate the user access to the contents contained therein. Although it includes a removable fastener, it may be the same or different. The small pocket may have any shape, such as round, square, rectangular or asymmetric, and preferably has one or more relatively small items, such as keys, coins, mini-DV tapes, flash sticks. Or cards, or foods, such as gum, candy, and the like, and are dimensioned.

In the preferred embodiment shown in FIG. 1, the garment device 10 has a small pocket 54 disposed on the right side 24 of the front portion 20 between about 2 to about 3 inches from the top edge 34. Include. The small pocket 54 preferably has an asymmetrical structure having a maximum height of about 5.5 inches near the middle side and a minimum height of about 2.5 inches near the distal side. The small pocket 54 also has a width from about 1.5 inches to 4 inches, preferably from about 2 inches to 3.5 inches, and from about 1 inch to 2.5 inches, preferably from about 1.25 inches to 2 inches, from the outer surface 22. Has depth. Small pocket 54 includes a top zipper 59 with a fabric zipper pull to secure items therein.

The front portion 20 also includes a cell phone pocket, preferably sufficiently dimensioned with its own case, to suit a standard cell phone size. In one embodiment this cell phone pocket covers about 1 to 8%, preferably about 2 to 6% of the outer surface 22 of the front portion 20. Preferably, the cell phone pocket is made of a flexible material, which is a structure and dimension that provides a substantially comfortable fit to contain cell phones of various sizes therein. The cell phone pocket is also preferably placed above the front portion 20 so that the cell phone contained therein is relatively close to the user's head and minimizes the need for the user to easily hear and answer the ringing tone. The upper cell phone pocket also allows the use of short cords for any wired earphone or microphone that the user wishes to include at the lower edge of the front face compared to the traditional pocket below the waist. In addition, the cell phone pocket preferably comprises a top or side removable fastener of the bar disclosed herein. The cell phone pocket fastener may be any fastener disclosed herein, but preferably it is one or more snaps or hooks or hook portions that allow the user to quickly and frequently access the internal cell phone.

In the preferred embodiment shown in FIG. 1, the device 10 includes a cell phone pocket 53 disposed on the left side 26 of the front portion 20 about 2 to about 3 inches from the top edge 34 ′. Include. This cell phone pocket 53 includes a hook and ring-fastened strap 52 that can be pulled onto the top of the cell phone to secure the cell phone in the cell phone pocket 53. The disclosed cell phone pockets preferably have a maximum length of about 4.5 inches, a maximum width of about 2.5 inches, and a maximum depth of about 1 inch. In one embodiment (not shown), the pockets can be manufactured and dimensioned so that each wearer can be used separately to match specific models of the cell phone so that the wearer can customize the garment device with their model cell phone. Can be.

The front portion 20 may also include various attachment portions disposed on the outer surface 22 of the front portion 20. Such attachment portions may include rings, hooks, straps, ring snaps, and the like, which may or may not be removable to provide quick access to items such as keys or gloves. In the preferred embodiment shown in FIG. 1, the device 10 includes a fabric snap-fastened strap 51 disposed on the upper right side 24 of the front portion 20, which strap is from about 0.5 inches to about 0.5 inches. It is two inches long.

The front part 20 also preferably comprises two pockets having at least one inner pocket, preferably on the right side and on the left side, disposed on the inner surface of the front part 20. Such inner pocket (s) are preferably constructed and dimensioned to contain small items of goods such as wallets or identification cards, and provide a relatively safe location for these items. Optionally, but preferably the interior pockets include a top detachable fastener of the type disclosed herein to further secure the items and minimize theft.

The back portion 30 includes at least one pocket fixedly attached to the outer surface 31. In one embodiment, the pockets can be detachably attached to the surface 31 by a fastening mechanism such as a zipper. The back portion 30 is predominantly disposed on its upper half and preferably comprises at least one upper back pocket disposed entirely within the upper half of the back portion 30. In a preferred embodiment, the upper back pocket is close to the shoulder portions 11, 12. Preferably, the at least one lower back pocket is also disposed predominantly, preferably entirely, on the lower half of the back portion 30. Preferably, at least one lower back pocket is close to the bottom edge 28. Multiple top and bottom pockets are preferably staggered relative to each other, one closer to the top or bottom than others of the same type. Each of the upper and lower back pockets covers at least about 1% to about 50%, preferably 5% to about 45%, more preferably 10% to about 40% of the outer surface 31 of the back portion 30. . For example, the upper back pocket may be about 25% to 40% of the back and the lower pocket may be about 15% to 30%. Preferably, the back pockets comprise a top detachable fastener of the type disclosed herein. Upper and lower back pockets may be sized and dimensioned to advantageously distribute the entire pocket volume of the back portion between multiple pockets to minimize or prevent overfilling any one pocket.

Preferably, the upper and lower back pockets fit snugly so that the contents of each pocket are held in close proximity to the user's body and kept in the pocket to prevent substantial movement of weight, thereby reducing or otherwise conveying strain to the user. Reduces the risk of overturning objects that may need to be transported in aroma, for example liquid containing containers that need to be transported upright. Preferably, the pockets are made of an elastic material that retains its shape and is converted to its shape when temporarily modified to hold the cargo therein. The back pockets also preferably include a tightening mechanism that further assists to securely hold the contents in the pocket and that is adjustable to retain pocket portions closer to and to the wearer in contact with the cargo in the pocket. This tightening mechanism preferably holds the cargo substantially in close proximity to the user's body or closely as defined by the inner portion of the pocket adjacent the garment device. In one embodiment, for example, the adjustable tightening mechanism includes at least one hook and ring fastener by one end fixed to a portion of the outer surface of the pocket and the other end fixed to a portion of the outer surface of the back member. By this, the outer surface of the pocket can be pulled or fixed close to the back member. Various other readily accomplished configurations can be implemented by those of ordinary skill in the art in view of the present disclosure.

The upper and lower pockets are preferably constructed and dimensioned to contain larger items therein, such as piles, holders, books, pamphlets, water bottles, and the like. The back pockets may also include dividers and additional partitions therein to assist in storing or retrieving items in the back pockets, respectively, in a convenient and orderly manner. In addition, the total pocket volume available on the front portion 20 is preferably balanced with the total pocket volume available on the back portion 30 to provide comfort to the user while wearing the device. Suffice. For example, pocket volumes that are within about 20% by volume of each other, preferably about 10% by volume of each other, more preferably about 5% by volume of each other are well balanced. Of course, it is not necessary to achieve a compensating balance, and it will depend in part on the density of the cargo the user has placed in the pockets.

In one embodiment, at least one back pocket (on the back), preferably the lower back pocket, may comprise an inner port (or channel) that defines a passage from the interior of the back pocket to the inner surface of the back. The inner port can preferably be reversibly closed so that it can be closed from both sides when not in use, such as by a lancet mechanism on one or one of the fasteners disclosed herein. Advantageously, the inner port simply reaches back to the inner surface of the garment and facilitates the user in the contents stored in the back pocket by accessing the pocket contents as the inner surface of the garment rather than from the outer removable fastener or opening. Get access.

The inner port can be an opening as wide as an outer opening that can be disposed on the outer surface of each port. In one embodiment, the internal port on the at least one pocket is simply one to three, preferably one to two cords or wires to connect the cargo with the item outside the pocket closely associated with the user of the garment device. It may be wide enough to pass through. For example, a CD player or iPod® can be placed in a pocket and the headphone wire or wire set enters the garment device (or between its inner layers) through the inner port and up to the wearer's ear. Except between the ears and the color of the device, it can pass without dropping the streamline (s) that may become tangled, which is likely to be a few inches at best. In addition, the cord may be tied to or secured to an anchor in a pocket, such as a cargo item larger than an internal cushioning material or an internal port. Such cords may pass through internal ports and may, for example, be connected to valuable pieces of jewelry, hats or glasses to help prevent or verify that they are accidentally or intentionally lost or stolen.

In the preferred embodiment shown in FIG. 3, the device 10 includes two upper back pockets 55, 65 and two lower back pockets 66, 67. Two upper back pockets 55, 65 include a large pocket 55 and a small pocket 65, with the small pocket 65 being disposed on the outer surface of the large pocket 55. Large pocket 55 has a maximum height of about 10 inches and a maximum depth of about 4 inches, and small pocket 65 has a maximum height of about 8 inches and a maximum depth of about 2.5 inches. The maximum widths of the large pockets and small pockets 55, 65 are both about 12 inches. Preferably, the top of the large pocket 55 is disposed within about 2 inches from the shoulder portions 11, 12, preferably about 0.1 inch to 1 inch, and the top of the small pocket 65 is the large pocket ( 55) within the top of about 2 inches, preferably within the range of about 0.1 inches to about 1 inch. The position of the upper back pockets 55, 65 on the back 30 advantageously allows the user to access the contents of the pockets more easily and quickly on the user's shoulder. Both upper back pockets 55 and 65 include a top zipper with a fabric zipper pull to secure items therein.

The two lower back pockets 66, 67 comprise a large pocket 66 and a small pocket 67, with the small pocket 67 being disposed on the outer surface of the large pocket 66. Large pocket 66 has a maximum height of about 10 inches and a maximum depth of about 4 inches, and small pocket 67 has a maximum height of about 8.5 inches and a maximum depth of about 1.5 inches. The maximum widths of the large pockets and small pockets 66, 67 are both about 14 inches. Preferably, the bottom of the large pocket 66 is disposed about 1 inch from the bottom edge 28 of the back portion 30 and the top of the small pocket 67 is about 4 inches from the top of the large pocket 66. Is placed. Small pocket 67 includes a top zipper with a fabric zipper pull to secure items therein. Typical upper pockets are about 6 inches to 8 inches by 10 inches, while typical lower pockets are about 8 inches to 9 inches x about 12 inches to 16 inches.

Large pocket 66 of the illustrated bar includes a deflected top opening and an optional but preferably flat cover 64 extending therefrom and covering the top of large pocket 66. The flat cover 64 also covers the top of the small pocket 67 and is attached to the surface of the small pocket 67 by, for example, a removable buckle mechanism 63 or other suitable fasteners (not shown) disclosed herein. It is fixed. Preferably, the female portion of the buckle mechanism 63 is fixedly attached to the central surface of the small pocket 67 and the male portion of the buckle mechanism 63 is the lower edge of the cover flap 64. It is fixedly attached to the center of the. In yet another embodiment, the cover flap may include multiple buckle mechanisms for securing the cover flap over both the large pocket and the small pocket. In addition, the large pockets may include a top zipper or drawstring to provide securement added to items therein.

The preferred embodiments already disclosed are for illustrative purposes, and those of ordinary skill in the art can readily determine other suitable structures, wherein the front portion 20 and back portion 30 are on their surfaces. Appropriate location, dimensions, and any additional combination of the fastening portions and pockets as disclosed herein may be included according to the guidance herein. For example, while not intending to limit the invention, the preferred embodiment of FIG. 1 shows three pockets that are reduced in size in the direction from the center edge to the distal edge of the front portion, but all or any of these pockets. The pockets may have the same height or size reduction in the desired opposite direction. In addition, all or any pockets of additional pockets on the front or back are removable by the fasteners disclosed herein for removal if there is no need to deliver additional cargo in the garment device (in addition to each other on the front and back). Possibly separated. Moreover, the garment device can be constructed in different sizes to suit different users, for example small and medium, large and very large males and females, apart from pockets (eg cell phone Pockets) may suitably be larger or smaller depending on the effective space on the device.

The device is preferably made of a water resistant or waterproof, low-weight fabric to minimize or prevent overheating of the user wearing the device. Preferably, the device comprises a synthetic polymer, preferably nylon or neoprene containing material. In other embodiments, the device may include heavier weight or thickness water resistant or waterproof materials that help the user retain additional warmth for use in colder climates. This device may also include removable sleeves and a hood for use in colder conditions, but the hood is not recommended because it tends to block the front upper pocket (s) when present but not worn. One or more of the portions of the device, for example, color, shoulder portions, side portions and cell phone key pocket or other pocket (s), may be made of mesh material that increases ventilation for the user or pocket contents. However, this makes water or water resistance impossible at that location. In other embodiments, the device or portions thereof are preferably low- or high-weight, which prevents a user wearing the device from being burned or substantially reduces its risk as it is exposed to sparks or extreme heat. It is made of fireproof or fireproof material. Preferably, the device is made of a material that is water resistant, waterproof and fire resistant or fire resistant, or each material is made of multiple layers of materials having one of these properties.

In some embodiments, the outer pockets are made of mesh material so that the contents within the pockets can be at least partially visualized through the mesh material from the outside. Preferably the mesh material is flexible. In alternative embodiments, the exterior of the pockets may preferably be made of a rigid and transparent, opaque or translucent material to provide the pockets with a "see-through" property. For example, the outside of the pockets can be made of a substantially transparent plastic material.

In addition, some portions of the device may include flexible and elastic materials, such as materials having similar elastic properties and elastic parts made of nylon. Preferably, there is one or two elastic parts which join the front part and the back part on or both on the left side or the right side. The elastic portion may comprise a front edge and a back edge, wherein the front edge is coupled to the front portion and the back edge is coupled to the back portion. In some embodiments, the elastic portions are located proximate the side attachments and / or shoulder portions. In other embodiments, the substantially entire apparatus includes elastic portions. The elastic parts comprising the elastic material are preferably fitted snugly when worn by the user. "Snug fit" may advantageously ergonomically distribute a weight or load held in pockets of a garment device, which term is intended to be stretched to any required position so that the garment device is compliant to the user. As expected, it is typically intended to relate to a garment device that conforms to the user's body when there is some tension in some of the elastic portion (s).

The garment device may comprise a reflective material disposed at one or more locations around the outer surfaces of the front and back portions. In one embodiment, the entire garment is of reflective material. In another embodiment, the garment is one or more patches disposed on a portion of the trim, on one or more tightening mechanisms, or on a selection area of the surfaces of the garment, for example the garment as shown in FIG. 3. Reflective material disposed on the patch 70 disposed on the back surface of the substrate. Such reflective materials are preferably arranged and configured to increase the visibility of the wearer and the garment device.

It is to be understood that the term "about" as used herein generally relates to both a corresponding number and a range of numbers. Moreover, it is to be understood that all numerical ranges in this specification each include the full integer within that range.

This application is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety from US non-temporary application No. 11 / 005,526, filed December 6, 2004.

While exemplary embodiments of the invention have been disclosed herein, it will be appreciated that numerous variations and other embodiments may be devised by those skilled in the art. Features of the embodiments described herein can be combined, separated, exchanged, and / or rearranged to yield other embodiments. Accordingly, it is to be understood that the appended claims are intended to cover all such variations and embodiments as come within the spirit and scope of the invention.

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  1. In a backpack garment for carrying usable objects distributed around a torso,
    A vest having a back side and a front side, wherein the front side is generally divided into an independent left half and an independent right half, for the wearer to wear the vest and then take off the vest, The left half and the right half have a front edge and a side edge, respectively, and the left half and the right half are joinable to their respective front edges by fasteners, and the rear And the front face respectively have a top and a bottom, and the rear face is individually coupled to each of the front right side and the left side at each top.
    Including,
    The vest further includes left and right side arm openings,
    The backpack garment has a first double pocket comprising a large pocket fixedly attached to the vest and a smaller pocket attached to an outer surface of the large pocket and a hinged attachment to the vest of the first double pocket. A plurality of double pockets comprising a flat cover extending over both the large pocket and the small pocket, the second dual pocket being fixedly attached to the vest so as to be between the right arm opening and the left arm opening across the back of the vest; I include a pocket more,
    The second double pocket includes a first pocket attached to the vest and a second pocket attached to the first pocket of the second double pocket, wherein the first pocket and the second pocket of the second double pocket And a zipper for individually closing the first pocket and the second pocket of the second dual pocket.
  2. 2. The apparatus of claim 1, wherein at least one shoulder pad is attached to an inner surface of an upper portion of the vest and at least one cushioning material in at least one pocket or between the pocket and the interior of the vest. And at least one interior lining associated with the vest, or a combination thereof.
  3. 2. An inner port for providing a passageway from the interior of the pocket of the backpack garment to the interior of the backpack garment, or a releasable fastener for removable at least one of the pockets. Including more, backpack clothing.
  4. 4. The fastener of claim 3 wherein said removable fastener comprises a zipper, a snap, a button, a clip, a hook and a loop fastener, a tie, and a drawstring. drawstring).
  5. The backpack garment of claim 1, wherein at least one pocket fixedly attached to the back side of the vest is located adjacent the top of the garment.
  6. The backpack garment of claim 1, wherein the second dual pocket is located in the lower half of the back side.
  7. The backpack garment of claim 1, wherein one of the front pockets of the vest is a cell phone pocket, the cell phone pocket being dimensioned to fit a cell phone size.
  8. The apparatus of claim 1, wherein one of the pockets at the back of the vest is adapted to define a slot passage or pouch opening for detachably securing at least one object in the pocket or for placing at least one object through the pocket. Or consisting, backpack clothing.
  9. The backpack garment of claim 8, wherein the pouch opening is configured to store at least one object between the pocket and the back of the vest.
  10. The personal sign language system of claim 1 comprising a container detachably fixed to or detachably attached to the backpack garment or a portion of the backpack garment, or a pocket for detachably securing the vessel ( further comprising a personal hydration system, wherein the container is associated with a dispensing member and for securing the consuming beverage.
  11. The backpack garment of claim 1, further comprising a fastening device configured and removably securing the pocket to the garment.
  12. The backpack garment of claim 1, wherein the total pocket volume available at the front of the vest is balanced with the total pocket volume available at the back of the vest.
  13. The backpack garment of claim 1, wherein the fasteners engaging the front edges of the left and right halves of the vest include at least one of snaps, buttons, zippers, hook and loop fasteners, adjustable belt portions, or ties.
  14. In the rucksack clothing for carrying the usable thing distributed around a torso,
    A vest having a back and a front, wherein the front is generally divided into an independent left half and an independent right half, in which the wearer wears the vest and then takes off the vest, wherein the left half and the right half are respectively the front edge and Having a side edge, the left half and the right half are joinable to their respective front edges by fasteners, the rear and front sides having upper and lower portions respectively, and the rear side at each upper front right side and left side. The vest, which is individually coupled to each
    Including,
    The vest further includes left and right side arm openings,
    The backpack garment further comprises at least one pocket, the at least one pocket comprising an inner port,
    And the inner port provides a closeable opening from the interior portion of the pocket into the backpack garment.
  15. The backpack garment of claim 14, wherein the inner port is configured to be closed when not in use.
  16. The backpack garment of claim 14, wherein the inner port is configured to close when a user stops using the inner port.
  17. In the rucksack clothing for carrying the usable thing distributed around a torso,
    A vest having a back and a front, wherein the front is generally divided into an independent left half and an independent right half, in which the wearer wears the vest and then takes off the vest, wherein the left half and the right half are respectively the front edge and Having a side edge, the left half and the right half are joinable to their respective front edges by fasteners, the rear and front sides having upper and lower portions respectively, and the rear side at each upper front right side and left side. The vest, which is individually coupled to each
    Including,
    The vest further includes left and right side arm openings,
    The garment further comprises at least one sleeve attached to a left side opening or right side arm opening.
  18. 18. The backpack garment of claim 17 further comprising a first sleeve attached to the left side arm opening and a second sleeve attached to the right side arm opening.
  19. 19. The apparatus of claim 18, wherein the first and second sleeves are detachably attached to the left and right side arm openings such that a user can remove and reattach the first and second sleeves to the left and right side arm openings. Attached, backpack clothing.
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