Title:
Finger gripping device for a writing instrument
United States Patent D440605


Inventors:
Izushima, Hiromichi (Kawagoe, JP)
Application Number:
29/125869
Publication Date:
04/17/2001
Filing Date:
07/03/2000
Assignee:
Kotobuki & Co., Ltd. (Kyoto, JP)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D19/908, D19/916
Field of Search:
D19/35, D19/36, D19/41-51, D19/53, D19/54, D19/55-58, D19/81-85, 401/6, 401/7, 401/88, 401/227
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US Patent References:
D430207Writing instrumentAugust, 2000IzushimaD19/48
D427241Finger gripping device for a writing instrumentJune, 2000IzushimaD19/55
D423577Writing implement having a grooved gripApril, 2000Baudino et al.D19/48
D421052Ball-point penFebruary, 2000YazawaD19/48
D414807Writing instrument gripOctober, 1999Baudino et al.D19/55
D394455Writing instrumentMay, 1998Izushima
3411854Ink conductor for fountain pensNovember, 1968Rossler et al.401/227



Primary Examiner:
HOLTJE, MARTHA
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MCGINN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW GROUP, PLLC (8321 OLD COURTHOUSE ROAD SUITE 200, VIENNA, VA, 22182-3817, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a finger gripping device for a writinginstrument, as shown and described.

Description:

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

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

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view of FIG. 1;

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

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of FIG. 1.