Apparatus and methods for securely storing a musical instrument. A support member supports the musical instrument at first portion of the musical instrument, the first portion is proximal to a base of the musical instrument. A grip member secures the musical instrument at a second portion of the musical instrument, the second portion is distal …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Richard Allan Henry
Agents: Yee & Associates, P.C. (attorney)

The application was examined by Todd M. Epps (USPTO dept. 3632)


  • 1. An apparatus for securely storing a musical instrument, the apparatus comprising: …
  • 2. The apparatus of claim 1 , wherein the musical instrument is a guitar. …
  • 3. The apparatus of claim 1 , further comprising: …

Cited documents


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Brief Description of the Figures

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an embodiment that accords with the disclosure. FIG. 2A is a top view of part of an embodiment that accords with the disclosure …



This application relates to a stand for storing and securing a musical instrument. Instrument stands are used to store musical instruments when such instruments are not in use. Depending on the nature …

Detailed Description

One or more specific embodiments of the present disclosure will be described below. In an effort to provide a concise description of these embodiments, all features of an actual implementation …

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Miscellaneous patent data

Developed by Richard Allan Henry, the application was examined by Todd M. Epps (3632 USPTO department), the patent was granted on Jul. 23, 2013, the exemplary patent drawings are Apparatus and Methods for Securing, Top view of part of an embodiment, Side view of part of an embodiment, Perspective view of an embodiment, the recorded inventor's name is Henry Richard Allan, the inventor's city is Dallas, state - TX, the invention details are shown in 6 figures, particularly claims an apparatus for securely storing a musical instrument, the apparatus comprising…, the applicant's name is Richard Allan Henry, the applicant's location - Dallas, TX, the published agent's company name - Yee & Associates, P.C., the invention is named Apparatus and Methods for Securing a Musical Instrument, categorized under Easel; Book, Copy or Music Score Holder as a primary classification, the application was published on Feb. 13, 2012, claims 1-18 comprise the invention scope, the invention description is illustrated by 3 drawings, the grant publication number is 08490942, similar documents are classified under Including engaging structure complementary to foot or leg of machine, Tables specially adapted to be used with domestic photographic projectors, e.g. tables with levelling arrangements, Underframes, At top of post or column, Extensible tables, Hook type, stationary mount, Plural resilient mountings for oscillation about a distinct axis, Foldable reading desks, Mirror or picture pivots, the shelf supports being cantilever brackets, the application number is 13/371,713 (U.S.), the claim 1 is exemplary as chosen by the examiner.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Instrument supports, Reading-desks, Lecterns, Pulpits, For a Musical Article, Musical instrument supported, Having adjustable bracket, Easel; Book, Copy or Music Score Holder. The designated search classifications include Folding, With clamp or hold-down, Via a single device, Series Spring Grip Type, Having adjustable bracket, Remotely actuated, With Musical Instrument or Instrument Support, Musical instrument supported, Musical instrument, Stand and Bracket, Instrument supports, Having operating mechanism, For a Musical Article, Easel; Book, Copy or Music Score Holder, Lever, Spring biased manipulator, With article gripping means.

Patent details
Publication number 08490942
Publication date Jul. 23, 2013
Kind code B1
Application number 13/371,713
Application date Feb. 13, 2012
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 248/441.1
Total number of claims 18
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 3
Number of figures 6
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