Patent Number: 6,637,588

Title: Folded paper board CD carrier and method of making the same

Abstract: A device for carrying a compact disc having a central aperture and a method of forming the same are provided. The device comprises a blank formed from a single piece of paper board stock, with the blank including a plurality of fold lines dividing the blank into a plurality of panels. A first one of the panels and a second one of the panels are foldable along a first one of the fold lines to a confronting position, with the first and second panels cooperating to form a pocket therebetween when in the confronting position. At least one of the first and second panels defines a receiving area and includes a receiving aperture. A third one of the panels is foldable along a second one of the fold lines to a folded position overlying the receiving area. The third panel includes an elongated protrusion sized for insertion through the receiving aperture and into the pocket. A compact disc may be secured adjacent the receiving by inserting the elongated protrusion through the central aperture of the compact disc, through the receiving aperture, and into the pocket.

Inventors: Stamer; Laura A. (Chicago, IL)

Assignee: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company

International Classification: G11B 33/04 (20060101); B65D 085/57 ()

Expiration Date: 10/28/2020