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US5909936: Closet drawer system

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Filing Information

Inventor(s) Mark Daniels · Pam Smith · Steve McPhilliamy · John VanAkkeren · Damon Johnston · Mike Jaron ·
Assignee(s) Clairson, Inc. ·
Attorney/Agent(s) McDermott, Will & Emery ·
Primary Examiner Peter M. Cuomo ·
Assistant Examiner James O. Hansen ·
Application Number US8908203
Filing date 08/07/1997
Issue date 06/08/1999
Predicted expiration date 08/07/2017
U.S. Classifications 312/334.1  · 312/257.1  ·
International Classifications A47B 8800  ·
Kind CodeA
International Classifications 312107;108;245;257.1;334.1 ·
17 Claims, No Drawings


Abstract

A closet drawer system which includes a back support member having an opening utilized to secure the back support member to a surface, and cavities disposed on opposite ends thereof; and first and second side support members having a projection disposed on a first end, which are operable with the cavities of the back support member so as to secure the first and second side support members to the back support member. Each of the side support members includes a second end formed so as to be operable as a latch receiving section. The closet drawer system further includes a first and second latch member, each of which is operable with one of the latch receiving sections so as to secure the second end of the side support members to a support structure.

Independent Claims | See all claims (17)

  1. 1. A drawer system comprising:a back support member having an opening utilized to secure said back support member to a surface, said back support member having a first cavity and a second cavity;a first side support member and a second side support member, each of said side support members having a projection disposed on a first end, said projections operable with said first and second cavities so as to secure said first and second side support members to said back member, each of said side support members having a second end formed so as to be operable as a latch receiving section; anda first resilient latch member and a second resilient latch member, each being operable with one of said latch receiving sections so as to secure one of said second ends of said side support members to a support structure,said first resilient latch member and said second resilient latch member each being operative for clamping one of said second ends of said side support members to said support structure.
  2. 8. A drawer system comprising:a back support member having an opening utilized to secure said back support member to a surface;a first side support member and a second side support member, each of said side support members having a first end secured to said back support member such that said first side support member and said second side support member extend substantially parallel to one another, each of said side support members having a second end formed so as to be operable as a latch receiving section; anda first resilient latch member and a second resilient latch member, each being operable with one of said latch receiving sections so as to secure one of said second ends of said side support members to a support structure,said first resilient latch member and said second resilient latch member each being operative for clamping one of said second ends of said side support members to said support structure.
  3. 15. A drawer system comprising:a back support member having an opening utilized to secure said back support member to a surface, said back support member having a first cavity and a second cavity;a first side support member and a second side support member, each of said side support members having a projection disposed on a first end, said projections operable with said first and second cavities so as to secure said first and second side support members to said back member, each of said side support members having a second end formed so as to be operable as a latch receiving section, said first side support member and said second side support member each comprises a guide channel;a first and second latch member each being operable with one of said latch receiving sections so as to secure said second end of said side support members to a support structure; anda drawer supported by and moveable along said guide channels.

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