Handle for luggage

  • US 8,851,251 B2
  • Filed: 04/26/2013
  • Issued: 10/07/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/29/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A handle for luggage comprising:

  • a body having a first end and a second end opposite said first end, said body connectable to at least one rod;

    said rod connecting said handle to a compartment, said compartment comprising a plurality of wheels orientable in a first direction and a second direction, said plurality of wheels configured to roll said luggage along said first direction in response to a first applied pushing force, said plurality of wheels configured to roll said luggage along said second direction in response to a second applied pushing force;

    a first palm grip disposed at said first end of said body, said first palm grip configured to receive said first applied pushing force from a palm of a hand;

    a second palm grip disposed at said second end of said body, said second palm grip configured to receive said second applied pushing force from said palm of said hand; and

    a central portion between said first palm grip and said second palm grip,wherein each of said first palm grip and said second palm grip is substantially tear-drop shaped having a wider bulbous portion proximal to its respective end and a narrow bulbous portion proximal said central portion,wherein each of said first palm grip and said second palm grip includes a contact surface for providing substantially contiguous contact with at least a portion of said palm, said first palm grip configured to receive said first applied pushing force from said palm for pushing said luggage and configured to distribute said applied force across an area of said palm, said second palm grip configured to receive said second applied pushing force from said palm for pushing said luggage and configured to distribute said second applied pushing force across an area of said palm.

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