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US20050257664: Music instrument cover

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Filing Information

Inventor(s) Daniel Kessler ·
Assignee(s) KESSLER DANIEL J ·
Correspondent OLIFF & BERRIDGE, PLC ·
Application Number US10626563
Filing date 07/25/2003
Publication date 11/24/2005
Predicted expiration date 07/25/2023
U.S. Classifications 84/453  ·
International Classifications --
Kind CodeA1
19 Claims, 3 Drawings


Abstract

A protective instrument cover includes at least a front portion that extends over substantially an entire front surface of an instrument body of, for example, a guitar, and preferably also includes a side portion and a back portion that cover the side and back surfaces of the instrument, respectively. The cover is preferably made, at least partially, of stretchable material. A fastener such as a zipper attaches the cover to the instrument body. The cover preferably can be attached to the instrument body without requiring removal of hardware of the instrument body.

Independent Claims | See all claims (19)

  1. 1. A protective instrument cover, comprising: a front portion that extends over substantially an entire front surface of a stringed instrument body and is between (a) the stringed instrument body and (b) a string of the stringed instrument body; and means for attaching the front portion to the front surface of the stringed instrument body without requiring removal of hardware of the stringed instrument body.
  2. 6. (canceled)
  3. 9. (canceled)
  4. 10. A protective instrument cover, comprising: a front portion that extends over substantially an entire front surface of a stringed instrument body and is between (a) the stringed instrument body and (b) a string of the stringed instrument body; and a fastener that attaches the front portion of the cover to the front surface of the stringed instrument body, wherein at least part of the cover comprises stretchable material.
  5. 14. (canceled)
  6. 17. (canceled)
  7. 18. A protective instrument cover, comprising: a front portion that extends over substantially an entire front surface of an instrument; a back portion that covers at least part of a back surface of the instrument body; a side portion connecting the front portion and the back portion; and means for attaching the front portion, back portion and side portion to the instrument body without requiring removal of hardware of the instrument body; wherein at least one of the front portion, the back portion or the side portion comprises stretchable material; and wherein the means for attaching is functionally independent of a stretching action of the stretchable material.
  8. 19. (canceled)

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Referenced By

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US7408105 MURDOCK GRAYSON M Grayson M. Murdock Aug 2008
US7569759 Russell Pace et al. Aug 2009
US7671264 Howard J. Heda Mar 2010
US7825316 Alan Stagg Nov 2010
US8304640 Gary D. Barnfield et al. Nov 2012

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