Title:
Housing for a measuring tape
United States Patent D311874


Inventors:
Ingram II, Billy S. (Asheville, NC)
Chapin, David S. (Raleigh, NC)
Application Number:
07/059688
Publication Date:
11/06/1990
Filing Date:
06/08/1987
Assignee:
Cooper Industries, Inc. (Houston, TX)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D10/70, D10/72, D10/74, D2/639, D3/100, D11/78.1, D11/201, 33/755, 33/756, 33/758, 33/757, 33/759, 33/760, 33/761, 33/762, 33/763, 33/764, 33/765, 33/766, 33/767, 33/768, 33/769, 33/770, 242/84.8, 242/85, 242/107.2
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US Patent References:
D275460Tape measureSeptember, 1984CohenD10/72
D231485N/AApril, 1974AlbrechtD10/72
D205467N/AAugust, 1966QuenotD10/72
D205373N/AJuly, 1966QuenotD10/72
D203622N/AFebruary, 1966QuenotD10/72
D203411N/AJanuary, 1966QuenotD10/72
D071257N/AOctober, 1926SimpsonD10/72
1491437Tapeline-case guardApril, 1924Taylor33/768
0259556N/AJune, 1882KulmanD10/72



Primary Examiner:
DAVIS, ANTOINE D
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ALAN R. THIELE (COOPER INDUSTRIES, INC. P.O. BOX 4446, HOUSTON, TX, 77210, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a housing for a measuring tape, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top, front, and left side perspective view of a housing for a measuring tape showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view; and

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.