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The following patent was issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office on September 28, 2004.

Device for the Quick and Easy Use of a Small Size Cellular Telephone

patent#: US 6796467

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posted on 9/28/2004, patent issued on 9/28/2004

A quick-draw cell phone, similar to Robert Deniro's handgun sling in Taxi Driver (which, by the way, was actually patented way back in 1933.

I can imagine the new dialogue: "Are you talking to ME? Are YOU talking to me? Seriously, I have really bad reception right now, I can't hear you. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?"

Device for the Quick and Easy Use of a Small Size Cellular Telephone

Comments on Device for the Quick and Easy Use of a Small Size Cellular Telephone

trugent | Dec 6, 2005 2:00 AM
anyone see the matrix 2?

Warwick Allison | Dec 4, 2004 7:00 AM
It clearly escaped the Inventor, despite clearly depicting it in his diagram that... there is a GOOD REASON that watches (W) are on the BACK of the hand.

Mike Garrett | Dec 3, 2004 8:00 AM
"You'll put your eye out Kid."

Alfred Danda | Dec 2, 2004 4:01 AM
Dear paul Godwin.It's not about if it hurts you or not.. it's all about how your friends feel while they attempt to hide at the moment you use it in front of them for very first time...

Joe | Nov 1, 2003 9:02 AM
Nice! The patents here are interesting in an of themselves, but your witty comments make it a lot more enjoyable (and they're descriptive too).

Paul Godwin | Oct 31, 2003 6:01 AM
Is that spike 3 through the wrist necessary? Looks like it would hurt.

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