Electric stapler
United States Patent D313156

Staubitz, Robert B. (Avon, CT)
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The Stanley Works (New Britain, CT)
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Field of Search:
D8/49, D8/50, D8/61, D8/67, D8/68, D8/69, 227/8, 227/10, 227/120, 227/130, 227/131, 227/132
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US Patent References:
D288060Electric flush staplerFebruary, 1987SomersD8/69
4592502Offset electric staplerJune, 1986Judge227/131
4573621Electro-magnetic tackerMarch, 1986Merkator et al.227/8
D282345Pneumatic fastener driving toolJanuary, 1986FehrsD8/49
4556803Trigger switch circuit for solenoid-actuated electric hand toolDecember, 1985Weigert307/140
4500936Fastener driving device having a three stage firing circuitFebruary, 1985Dulin361/152
4491262Electro-magnetic stapling toolJanuary, 1985Ewig227/131
4417681Electronic tackerNovember, 1983Bernceki et al.227/8
4349143Electric stapler and driver assembly thereforSeptember, 1982Ewig227/131
D266221Electric staplerSeptember, 1982EwigD8/49
4305541Electronically operated portable nail gunDecember, 1981Barrett et al.227/120
4293088Electronically operated portable fastener driving toolOctober, 1981Barrett et al.227/131
4230249Hand-held fastener driving toolOctober, 1980Nasiatka et al.227/123
D254706Power-driven staplerApril, 1980Barrett et al.D8/49
4189080Impact deviceFebruary, 1980Smith et al.227/8
4183453Electronically operated portable fastener driving toolJanuary, 1980Barrett et al.227/131
4033500Electromagnetic stapler and safety trigger thereforJuly, 1977Manganaro227/131
4005812Electric fastener driving toolFebruary, 1977Doyle et al.227/131
D241501N/ASeptember, 1976Doyle et al.D8/49
3797723FASTENER-DRIVING TOOLMarch, 1974Perkins et al.227/109
3786978ELECTROMAGNETIC STAPLERJanuary, 1974Manganaro227/8
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Other References:
Photographs of a Commercially Available Stapler made by Bostitch (no date provided).
Illustration of Swingline Electric Staplegun #34201 (no date provided).
Illustration of Sears Craftsman Electric Stapler/Nailer (no date provided).
Illustration of Arrow Electro-Matic Staple Gun (no date provided).
Illustration of Emhart Pop Electric Staple Gun (no date provided).
Illustration of Black & Decker Electric Flush Stapler (no date provided).
Primary Examiner:
Holtje, Nelson C.
Assistant Examiner:
Watson, Gary D.
1. The ornamental design for a electric stapler, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a top, front and left side perspective view of an electric stapler showing my new design, the broken line showing of a power cord fragment is illustrative of environmental structure only and forms no part of the claimed design.

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof on an enlarged scale.

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof on an enlarged scale;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof on an enlarged scale;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view thereof on an enlarged scale;

FIG. 6 is a front elevational view thereof on an enlarged scale; and

FIG. 7 is a rear elevational view thereof on an enlarged scale.