Title:
Ruler and drawing template
United States Patent D398864


Inventors:
Dietterich, Charles W. (Brodheadsville, PA)
White, Stephen A. (Bloomsbury, NJ)
Wilson, Brett A. (Durham, PA)
Tarozzi, Richard A. (Gales Ferry, CT)
Application Number:
29/078129
Publication Date:
09/29/1998
Filing Date:
10/20/1997
Assignee:
Binney & Smith Inc. (Easton, PA)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D10/64, D10/71, D19/39
Field of Search:
D10/62, D10/64, D10/71, D19/39, 33/27.01, 33/27.032, 33/483-494, 33/562, 33/566
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Other References:
Photographs of a green ruler with the name "Nickelodeon", .COPYRGT.1997 Viacom, available to the applicant in approximately Jul., 1997.
Primary Examiner:
Davis, Antoine Duval
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a ruler and drawing template, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a left front top perspective view of the ruler and drawing template;

FIG. 2 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.