Folding data disk holder

  • US 6,021,894 A
  • Filed: 01/30/1998
  • Issued: 02/08/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/15/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A holder for a generally circular electronic data storage disk, comprising:

  • opposed closure members including means for supporting a generally circular data disk on at least one of said closure members;

    a living hinge interconnecting said closure members for moving said closure members between an open position for inserting or removing a data disk with respect to said holder and a closed position for retaining said data disk between said closure members;

    means for retaining said closure members engaged with each other in the closed position of said holder comprising a bore formed in one of said closure members and a boss formed on the other of said closure members and operable to project into said bore in forcible engagement with said one closure member to retain said closure members in the closed position of said holder; and

    a major portion of each of said closure members is delimited by a generally circular outer surface and each of said closure members comprises a base portion disposed adjacent a base portion of the other closure member, said base portions being joined by said living hinge.

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