07156301 is referenced by 56 patents and cites 685 patents.

Transaction cards having one or more folds therein for compact and easily stored fobs are provided. Moreover, foldable fobs are provided having one or more holes or apertures therein for holding key chains, or other devices for attaching the fobs to other items, such as sets of keys, wallets, or other items. Other embodiments include spring-loaded clips on the foldable fobs and protective sleeves, housings or cases for full-sized and smaller-sized cards. Still further, fob systems are provided comprising a case or housing for holding and/or storing foldable fobs therein, such as foldable fobs having a dimension, such as a length dimension or a width dimension, that is smaller than traditional-sized fobs.

Title
Foldable non-traditionally-sized RF transaction card system and method
Application Number
10/906732
Publication Number
7156301 (B1)
Application Date
March 3, 2005
Publication Date
January 2, 2007
Inventor
Lisa Webb
Darien
CT, US
Tracey R Thomas
Boonton
NJ, US
Ellen Lasch
New York
NY, US
David S Bonalle
New Rochelle
NY, US
Agent
Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
Assignee
American Express Travel Related Services Company
NY, US
IPC
G06K 19/06
G06K 17/00
G06K 5/00
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