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Title:
Toothbrush
United States Patent D448174
Inventors:
Harris, Michael Percival William (Belle Meade, NJ)
Trojanowski, Alan G. (Monmouth Junction, NJ)
Watanabe, Takayuki (Odakura, JP)
Application Number:
D/131265
Publication Date:
09/25/2001
Filing Date:
10/17/2000
Assignee:
McNeil-PPC, Inc. (Skillman, NJ)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D4/104-112, D4/130, D4/132, D4/134, D4/136, D4/138, 15/110, 15/143.1, 15/159.1, 15/160, 15/167.1, 15/167.2, 15/176.1, 15/188, 15/207.2, 15/DIG.5, 15/DIG.6, 132/308, 601/139, 601/141
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US Patent References:
D402471ToothbrushDecember, 1998Magloff et al.D4/104
5802656Toothbrush with flexibly mounted bristlesSeptember, 1998Dawson et al.15/110
5799353ToothbrushSeptember, 1998Oishi et al.151/671
D387205ToothbrushDecember, 1997MoskovichD4/104
D376695Handle for a toothbrush and tongue cleanerDecember, 1996TverasD4/104
D374350ToothbrushOctober, 1996Yost et al.D4/104
D368163Toothbrush handleMarch, 1996OverthunD4/104
5398369Toothbrush with pliable pressure padMarch, 1995Heinzelman et al.151/671
4780924Tooth brush with removable brush headNovember, 1988Hansen et al.151/761
4646381ToothbrushMarch, 1987Weihrauch151/671
4373541Bristle structure for brushes and brush assemblyFebruary, 1983Nishioka151/671
4268933Bristles for an interproximal and periodontal toothbrushMay, 1981Papas151/671
1567507ToothbrushDecember, 1925Howard151/761
Foreign References:
JP9182628July, 1997
JP9182626July, 1997
WO/1995/006420March, 1995BRISTLE ARRANGEMENT FOR A TOOTHBRUSH
Primary Examiner:
Douglas, Alan P.
Assistant Examiner:
Tabor, Lavone
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Schuler, Lawrence D.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a toothbrush, substantially as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing the toothbrush of our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side being a mirror image;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof.