(under the class definition) Receptacle comprising a substantially flat receptacle having two walls connected at a bottom fold line, or to an expandable bottom wall; and which is disclosed for storing a sheet-like article (e.g., document) in a file cabinet.
(1) Note. A file folder or envelope can have closed ends, and may be expandable to a nonflat shape.
(2) Note. A file folder or envelope is usually placed in a file cabinet under a heading which facilitates retrieval.
(3) Note. A file folder or envelope may have the secondary function of holding an article while being transported.
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40, Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting,
359, for a file folder including display element such as a discrete label, label holder, or a portion of the folder intended to receive a number, letter of an alphabet, marks, etc., where the claim (1) nominally recites the file folder or (2) recites only so much of the file folder needed to cooperate with the display element.
206, Special Receptacle or Package, 425, for a file box for plural cards or sheets.
211, Supports: Racks, especially
46, for a rack including a support upon which sheets are mounted for movement.
283, Printed Matter, appropriate subclasses for a file folder or other folded sheet including printed matter thereon, where the file folder is nominally claimed or is conventional.
312, Supports: Cabinet Structure, especially
183, and 184 for a cabinet including support means for a sheet-like member.
402, Binder Device Releasably Engaging Aperture or Notch of Sheet, appropriate subclasses for a binder, and
80, for a sheet or folded sheet such as a file folder, notched or apertured for use in binder.
493, Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web,
947, for a cross-reference art collection of operations involving the construction of a file folder.