06889879 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 27 patents.

A carrier for an article such as a folded multipurpose hand tool. The carrier is molded of a stiff but resiliently flexible material and includes a body to which is attached an arm that can be placed around a person's belt. The arm has a hook at its lower end that can be latched into mating engagement in a receptacle in the body of the carrier. Grip members hold an article securely in the carrier. Ears on the sides of the carrier can be used to hold the carrier while the article carried is being removed from the carrier.

Title
Carrier for attaching a multipurpose tool to a belt
Application Number
10/66138
Publication Number
6889879 (B2)
Application Date
January 30, 2002
Publication Date
May 10, 2005
Inventor
Bernd Heinrichs
Vancouver
WA, US
Nathan E Knight
Portland
OR, US
Benjamin C Rivera
West Linn
OR, US
Agent
Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel
Assignee
Leatherman Tool Group
OR, US
IPC
A45F 005/00
B65D 025/10
B65D 025/04
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