Compacting grip for handheld devices

  • US 10,800,024 B2
  • Filed: 07/10/2019
  • Issued: 10/13/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/19/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A collapsing and expanding one hand gripping apparatus fastened or built into to the back of a handheld device or its case consisting essentially of,a one hand gripping apparatus fastened or built into the back of a handheld device,a base is fastened or built into, the back of the hand-held device or its case,an extension extends perpendicular from the base consisting essentially of a telescoping structure with annular pieces that slide over one-another, the extension movable between a collapsed, closed position and an extended, open position,on the opposite end of the extension from the base is a grip, the grip is disc-shaped and mounted perpendicular to the end of the extension and having an outer perimeter that is not in contact with the extension when the grip apparatus is in an extended or retracted position, the grip is attached to the extension, the grip extends radially past the extension,the apparatus in the collapsed position lies flat to the handheld device.

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