07401698 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 21 patents.

A preferred embodiment of the present invention is directed to a tool accessory case having first and second housing members pivotally connected to each other along a hinge portion and forming a tool holding cavity. A latch is connected to the first housing member and is moveable between latched and unlatched positions. The latch has a gripping structure configured for gripping the second housing member, and at least one flexure member configured to contact the first housing member and bias the latch toward the latched position. The latch also has at least one fixed hinge guide for pivoting with respect to the first housing member and with respect to the flexure member. The tool accessory case also has a receiving structure disposed on the second housing member and is configured to receive the gripping structure of the latch when the latch is in the latched position.

Title
Latch for tool accessory case
Application Number
11/62373
Publication Number
7401698 (B2)
Application Date
February 22, 2005
Publication Date
July 22, 2008
Inventor
Creighton Wade Nachtigall
Chicago
IL, US
Hagen W Dost
Chicago
IL, US
Agent
Greer Burns & Crain
Assignee
Robert Bosch
DE
IPC
A45C 11/26
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