Title:
Writing instrument
United States Patent D417699


Inventors:
Izushima, Hiromichi (Kawagoe, JP)
Application Number:
29/093609
Publication Date:
12/14/1999
Filing Date:
09/15/1998
Assignee:
Kotobuki & Co., Ltd. (Saitama, JP)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D19/914, D19/916
Field of Search:
D19/35, D19/36, D19/41-51, D19/53-58, D19/81-85, 401/99, 401/100, 401/103, 401/104, 401/110, 401/116, 401/117, 401/209, 401/6, 401/7, 401/88, 15/3.53, 15/424, 15/427, 15/429, 15/430, 15/431, 15/433, 15/434
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US Patent References:
D394455Writing instrumentMay, 1998IzushimaD19/55
D355673Writing instrumentFebruary, 1995TakahashiD19/48
D321207Retractable marker penOctober, 1991GranoffD19/49
D252691Writing instrumentAugust, 1979Malm et al.D19/51
3099251Erasing instrumentJuly, 1963Hertz15/429
D183917N/ANovember, 1958DreyfussD19/51
2785655Eraser holding attachment for pencilsMarch, 1957Leathers401/117



Primary Examiner:
HOLTJE, MARTHA
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
WHITHAM CURTIS & WHITHAM (RESTON INTERNATIONAL CENTER 11800 SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVE SUITE 900, RESTON, VA, 20191, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a writing instrument, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a writing instrument according to the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view of the writing instrument of FIG. 1, the left side being a mirror image of the right side;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view of the writing instrument of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view of the writing instrument of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view of the writing instrument of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of the writing instrument of FIG. 1, with the writing lead being projected and with the eraser member being extended.