Patent Number: 8,823,477

Title: Shielded magnetic attachment apparatus

Abstract: A shielded magnetic attachment apparatus is provided, having engaged and disengaged configurations, and comprising: at least one magnet; a first casing comprising ferromagnetic material attached to one side of the at least one magnet; a second casing comprising ferromagnetic material operably magnetically attachable to the at least one magnet; and a release mechanism attached to either the first or second casing for transitioning the shielded magnetic attachment apparatus from the engaged to the disengaged configuration; wherein the shielded magnetic attachment apparatus is in the engaged configuration when the at least one magnet provides a magnetic force which acts to keep the shielded magnetic attachment apparatus in the engaged configuration, and the shielded magnetic attachment apparatus is in the disengaged configuration when not in the engaged position.

Inventors: Malanczyj; Danilo Dmitro (Oshawa, CA), Mclarty; Jeffrey Nathan (Bowmanville, CA), Avila; Thiago Ike (Camden East, CA), Sinclair; Michael William James (Toronto, CA)

Assignee: They Innovate Inc.

International Classification: H01F 7/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018