US 11,653,734 B2
Cut-proof anti-theft bag construction
Donald E. Godshaw, Wilmette, IL (US); and Du Hai, Uncasville, CT (US)
Assigned to Travel Caddy, Inc., Franklin Park, IL (US)
Filed by Travel Caddy, Inc., Franklin Park, IL (US)
Filed on Aug. 5, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/531,497.
Application 14/559,086 is a division of application No. 13/245,319, filed on Sep. 26, 2011, granted, now 8,925,181, issued on Jan. 6, 2015.
Application 16/531,497 is a continuation of application No. 15/484,472, filed on Apr. 11, 2017, granted, now 10,390,595.
Application 15/484,472 is a continuation of application No. 14/559,086, filed on Dec. 3, 2014, granted, now 9,655,424, issued on May 23, 2017.
Application 13/245,319 is a continuation in part of application No. PCT/US2010/028557, filed on Mar. 24, 2010.
Application PCT/US2010/028557 is a continuation in part of application No. 12/410,123, filed on Mar. 24, 2009, abandoned.
Prior Publication US 2019/0350330 A1, Nov. 21, 2019
Int. Cl. A45C 3/06 (2006.01); A45C 13/18 (2006.01); A45C 13/10 (2006.01); A45C 13/20 (2006.01); A45C 13/30 (2006.01); A45C 3/00 (2006.01); A45C 13/02 (2006.01)
CPC A45C 13/185 (2013.01) [A45C 3/001 (2013.01); A45C 3/06 (2013.01); A45C 13/103 (2013.01); A45C 13/1023 (2013.01); A45C 13/18 (2013.01); A45C 13/20 (2013.01); A45C 13/30 (2013.01); A45C 2013/026 (2013.01); A45C 2013/306 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49 (2015.01); Y10T 29/5187 (2015.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A carrying bag comprising:
an exterior bag having at least one opening for access to an interior of the exterior bag;
a security panel assembly extending within the interior of the exterior bag, the security panel assembly comprising:
a first flexible material layer, the first flexible material layer having a first side and a second side, the first flexible material layer having a plurality of edges; and
a wire matrix coupled in its entirety, through stitches or adhesive, on the first side of the first flexible material layer, the wire matrix comprising:
at least one wire having at least two ends coupled on the first side of the first flexible material layer, the at least one wire arranged as a plurality of wire crossings; and
the at least one wire further arranged as a plurality of bent or curved portions coupled on the first side of the first flexible material layer and having multiple bent or curved portions of the plurality of bent or curved portions coupled adjacent and spaced apart from each edge of the plurality of edges of the first flexible material layer, with the plurality of bent or curved portions which are adjacent to and spaced apart from a selected edge, of the plurality of edges, arranged closer to the selected edge than the at least two ends of the at least one wire;
and
a carrying strap coupleable to the exterior bag, the carrying strap comprising:
a first flexible strap material having first and second lateral regions along its length, and having a central region along its length in between the first and second lateral regions;
at least one metal or polymer cable longitudinally arranged on the central region of the first flexible strap material; and
a second flexible strap material coupled over the at least one metal or polymer cable and to the central region of the first flexible strap material to secure the at least one metal or polymer cable between the second flexible strap material and the central region of the first flexible strap material.