US 10,891,531 B1
Tear element for magnetic stripe of transaction card
Tyler Maiman, Melville, NY (US); Brendan Way, Brooklyn, NY (US); and Abdelkader M'Hamed Benkreira, Washington, DC (US)
Assigned to Capital One Services, LLC, McLean, VA (US)
Filed by Capital One Services, LLC, McLean, VA (US)
Filed on Mar. 4, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/809,149.
Int. Cl. G06K 5/00 (2006.01); G06K 19/077 (2006.01); G06K 19/06 (2006.01)
CPC G06K 19/077 (2013.01) [G06K 19/06196 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A transaction card, comprising:
a body including an interior structure;
an exterior layer attached to the interior structure, the exterior layer including a magnetic stripe; and
a tear element disposed between the magnetic stripe and the interior structure, wherein the tear element is operable to tear the magnetic stripe when the tear element is moved away from the body, and wherein the tear element is a flexible tear strip.