Title:
Writing instrument
United States Patent D413145


Inventors:
Brescia, Paul A. (Burlington, MA)
Polidoro, Frank (Cumberland, RI)
Application Number:
29/097511
Publication Date:
08/24/1999
Filing Date:
12/08/1998
Assignee:
The Gillette Company (Boston, MA)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D19/923
Field of Search:
D19/35, D19/36, D19/41-51, D19/53-58, D19/81-85, 401/6, 401/7, 401/88, 401/99, 401/100, 401/103, 401/104, 401/110, 401/111, 401/116, 401/209
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Primary Examiner:
HOLTJE, MARTHA
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
CHESTER CEKALA (THE GILLETTE COMPANY 39TH FLOOR PRUDENTIAL TOWER BUILDING, BOSTON, MA, 02199, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a writing instrument, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front, top isometric view of a writing instrument showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elavational view thereof, the right side elevational view being a mirror image thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof.