Patent Number: 7,765,640

Title: Vacuum cleaner cord management system

Abstract: A cord management system operable to reduce or eliminate various forces exerted on a vacuum cleaner power cord. The system includes a swiveling strain relief incorporated into the vacuum handle and collars, used to connect sections of a dirty air conduit, having exterior portions that enable the power cord to be retained in a secure manner.

Inventors: Morgan; Charles Jeff (Long Beach, MS), Paterson; Christopher M. (Biloxi, MS), Irby; Steven Philip (Gulfport, MS), Moshenrose; Paul A. (Ocean Springs, MS)

Assignee: Oreck Holdings, LLC

International Classification: H01R 13/58 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/03/12018