Title:
Vehicle mounted side bar
United States Patent D320592


Inventors:
Straka, Michael J. (Newbergh, NY)
Application Number:
07/266362
Publication Date:
10/08/1991
Filing Date:
11/02/1988
Assignee:
Sparkomatic Corporation (Milford, PA)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D12/203
Field of Search:
D12/203, D12/190, D25/62, D25/68, D25/69, D6/549, D8/380, D8/394, D8/396, 280/163, 280/169, 182/228, 52/177, 52/179, 296/153
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US Patent References:
4804063Auxiliary safety step for round ladder rungsFebruary, 1989Farris182/228
2787036Tackless plastic stair noseApril, 1957Mermer52/179
1061328N/AMay, 1913SandbergD6/549



Foreign References:
FR1204129August, 1959182/288
FR1436743March, 1966182/288
Other References:
J. C. Whitney catalog No. 495P, p. "C", Custom-Fit Step Rail, top center of page.
J. C. Whitney catalog No. 495P, p. 51, Heavy-Duty Stirrup Steps, center of page.
Bradley Hardware catalog No. 41, p. 358, Towel Bar, center right side of page.
J. C. Whitney catalog No. 473J, .COPYRGT. 1986, p. 62, Body Guard A , right center of page.
J. C. Whitney catalog No. 495P, .COPYRGT. 1988, p. 52, Heavy-Duty 3" Step Rail, top left side of page.
Page 9 of catalog of Rally Accessories, Inc., of Miami, Fla., published prior to Nov. 1988.
Primary Examiner:
GANDY, JAMES M
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
THOMAS B. VAN POOLE (MASON, FENWICK & LAWRENCE 1225 EYE STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, DC, 20005, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a vehicle mounted side bar, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top, front perspective view of a vehicle mounted side bar showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a greatly enlarged cross sectional view thereof, taken along line 2--2 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof; and

FIG. 4 is a rear elevation view thereof.

The characteristic feature of my design resides in the centrally positioned connector sleeve.