Over-the-door hanging apparatus

  • US 8,746,644 B2
  • Filed: 09/17/2013
  • Issued: 06/10/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/14/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An over-the-door hanging apparatus comprising:

  • a frame comprising an outer edge, an inner edge defining a central opening, and a rear surface;

    a mirror positioned within the central opening of the frame;

    a first mounting plate and a second mounting plate, the first and second mounting plates secured to the rear surface of the frame on opposite sides of a vertical centerline of the frame, the first mounting plate comprising a first mounting element, the second mounting plate comprising a first mounting element;

    a first elongate member comprising a first mounting element and a first bracket for slidably engaging a top edge of a door;

    a second elongate member comprising a first mounting element and a second bracket for slidably engaging the top edge of the door;

    the frame slidably mounted to the first elongate member through slidable mating between at least the first mounting element of the first mounting plate and the first mounting, element of the first elongate member;

    the frame slidably mounted to the second elongate member through slidable mating between at least the first mounting element of the second mounting plate and the first mounting element of the second elongate member;

    wherein the first mounting element of the first elongate member comprises a first hook and the first mounting element of the second elongate member comprises a first hook; and

    wherein the first mounting element of the first mounting plate comprises a raised portion that protrudes from the rear surface of the frame, the first hook of the first elongate member slidably inserted between the raised portion of the first mounting plate and the frame; and

    wherein the first mounting element of the second mounting plate comprises a raised portion that protrudes from the rear surface of the frame, the first hook of the second elongate member slidably inserted between the raised portion of the second mounting plate and the frame.

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