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Ryoichiro Uehara, Yoshinobu Takahashi: Belt mounting structure of synthetic resin buckle. November 21, 2000: US06148486 (27 worldwide citation)

A belt mounting structure in a buckle which can securely fix a belt in use and allows easy adjustment of an effective belt length and removal of the belt. A belt winding rod freely reciprocates in a direction of fastening the belt and freely rotates at a predetermined angular range within a belt mou ...


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Ryoichiro Uehara: Buckle. YKK Corporation, Hill & Simpson, May 16, 2000: US06061883 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a buckle having a simple structure to increase efficiency of an assembling operation and desirable operability wherein engagements of plugs with a socket are reliably carried out. The buckle comprises a pair of plugs and a socket. Each the plug has a strap attaching po ...


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Ryoichiro Uehara, Hiroshi Matoba: Buckle. YKK Corporation, Everest Intellectual Property Law Group, Michael S Leonard, January 22, 2008: US07320160 (15 worldwide citation)

A buckle (10) including a plug (30) and a socket (20) is provided with a posture-adjuster that adjusts relative postures of the plug (30) and the socket (20) in a direction that leads a longitudinal axis (A2) of the plug (30) and a longitudinal axis (A1) of the socket (20) to be parallel when the pl ...


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Ryoichiro Uehara, Kayo Fujimoto, Yasutaka Nishida: Buckle. YKK Corporation, Everest Intellectual Property Law Group, Michael S Leonard, August 29, 2006: US07096545 (14 worldwide citation)

A buckle includes a socket (10), a plug (20) of which tip end part can be inserted into and released from the socket by pressing both sides of the socket by a manual operation. The plug has a base (21) located on a base end of the plug, a pair of lock arms (22) extending to the tip end of the plug f ...


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Ryoichiro Uehara: Side release buckle. YKK Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, March 5, 2002: US06351876 (14 worldwide citation)

A first hooking face and a second hooking face which are hooking end faces of an engaging portion of a plug member releasably engage a first engaging face which is a top wall end face of an opening of a socket member and a second engaging face which is a side wall end face thereof respectively, so t ...


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Ryoichiro Uehara: Buckle. YKK Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, January 9, 2001: US06170133 (13 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a buckle having a desirable operability wherein a pair of plugs are simultaneously engaged and disengaged from a socket by a simple structure. The buckle comprises a pair of plugs and a socket. Each the plug has a tongue portion to be inserted into the socket and an en ...


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Yasutaka Nishida, Ryoichiro Uehara: Tag fastener. YKK Corporation of America, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, August 8, 2000: US06098253 (9 worldwide citation)

A one-piece, tamper-resistant fastener for attaching one item to another is described. The fastener is particularly suited for attaching an item such as a ski coupon to a skier's garment. The attachment mechanism of the fastener is designed to allow a user to attach both items to the fastener, and t ...


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Ryoichiro Uehara: Buckle with reinforcing ridge and groove. YKK Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, July 24, 2001: US06263549 (9 worldwide citation)

A buckle having a buckle main body and an insertion body. The buckle main body comprises an upper plate, a lower plate, and side walls. The buckle main body also has an insertion port at one end and a belt-mounting portion at the other end. The insertion body has flexible operation rods on both side ...


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Ryoichiro Uehara, Tomohisa Ishida, Yukio Kamagata: Buckle. YKK Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, June 6, 2006: US07055226 (8 worldwide citation)

A buckle, which comprises a female body and a male body, which may be inserted each other and prevents rocking in right and left directions and clattering of the female body and the male body at the time, is provided. A buckle comprising a female body formed with a flat housing and a male body havin ...