06968599 is referenced by 23 patents and cites 56 patents.

A pliable handle for a hand-held device is provided. The handle includes a core member, an outer sheath disposed about the core member, and gel disposed between the core member and the outer sheath. The outer sheath is deformable, such that when a hand grips the pliable handle, the force applied causes the pliable handle to deform and conform to the shape of the hand, and the applied force causes load movement of the gel. The pliable handle has a so-called memory effect, meaning that after the grip on the handle is released, the deformation in the handle will remain for a period of time before the handle returns to its original shape.

Title
Pliable handle
Application Number
10/418811
Publication Number
6968599 (B2)
Application Date
April 17, 2003
Publication Date
November 29, 2005
Inventor
Stan Blauer
Portland
OR, US
Jeff Blauer
Portland
OR, US
Agent
Darby & Darby
Assignee
Shedrain Corporation
OR, US
IPC
B62K 021/26
B62D 001/06
A63B 049/08
A01D 034/68
B25G 001/01
A45B 003/00
A63B 049/08
A61F 007/10
E05B 001/00
A45C 007/00
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