Title:
Tape dispenser
United States Patent D456449


Inventors:
Dunshee, Wayne K. (St. Paul, MN)
Packard, Joy A. (St. Paul, MN)
Application Number:
29/115633
Publication Date:
04/30/2002
Filing Date:
12/18/1999
Assignee:
DUNSHEE WAYNE K.
PACKARD JOY A.
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D19/67
International Classes:
B65H35/00
Field of Search:
225/6, D19/65-69, 225/45, 242/588.1, D19/89, 156/523, 225/89, 206/411, 225/25, 225/34-36, 206/408, 242/590, 225/46, 242/588, 206/395, D19/99, 156/327, 225/77, D19/100, 225/56, 156/527, 156/577, 206/396-398, 225/7, 206/415, 206/389, 242/588.6, 225/9, 225/65
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US Patent References:
5849325Moisture-regulating adhesive dressingHeinecke et al.424/443
5735400Protector for a roll of tapePackard206/408
5698067Protector for a roll of tapePackard156/577
5679190Method of making nonwoven sheet materials, tapesRiedel et al.156/62.2
5631073Nonwoven sheet materials, tapes and methodsRiedel et al.442/364
5531855Carrier delivered dressing and method of manufactureHeinecke et al.156/252
5496603Nonwoven sheet materials, tapes and methodsRiedel et al.428/40
5294068Dispenser for different width label rolls and method of usingBaro et al.242/55.53
5154335Refillable dispenser for moist adhesive electrodesBredow et al.225/40
5133980Rolled tape-like confectionery product in a dispenserReam et al.426/115
5090565Adhesive tape holderWang206/411
4998655Reusable dispenser for packaging tapes, and combination dispenser and tape rollHuang225/26
4700835One-piece thermoformed dispensing packagingRognsvoog, Jr.206/411
4630765Dispenser for tape with a stretchable backingSamuelson et al.225/96
4060444Tape applicatorSchweig, Jr. et al.156/391
3762261APPARATUS FOR CUTTING STRIPS FROM A CONTINUOUS BAND MATERIAL WOUND ON A STORAGE REELEkenberg83/649
3216634Tape dispenserLausa225/19
3121021Breathable surgical adhesive tapesCopeland117/122
3102671Tape dispenserGershen225/43
3035345Tape dispenserBarnard30/124
2790609Adhesive tape dispenserHawthorne et al.242/55.5
2776095Tape dispenserEmmert242/55.5
2710152Tape dispensing containerJones242/55.5
2699251Dispenser for adhesive tapeRizza206/59
2695454Measuring tapeDart33/138
2694533Adhesive tape dispenserZucker242/55.4
2333924Tape dispenserGorbatenko164/47
2295679Dispensing deviceMontback242/55.5
2295477Device for dispensing tapeJackson242/55.5
2275212Spool for adhesive tapeValentine242/70
2082546Tape dispensing packageMachate et al.206/52
1869729Adhesive tape container and cutterZuckerman
1805619N/AFuller
D095616N/ARitterD19/69
D125085N/AJacksonD19/69
D134545N/AFischerD19/69
D136657N/AFunkeD19/69
D141220N/APreble, Jr.D19/69
D164733N/APretzfedler, Jr.D19/69
D177214N/ACastelli et al.D19/69
D185284N/AHofmannD19/69
D185639N/AHofmannD19/69
D186343N/AGershenD19/69
D187765N/AGershenD19/69
D188519N/AGershenD19/69
D192455N/ACastelliD19/69
D192835N/AWaxD19/69
D260368Tape packageDunshee et al.D9/415
D295424Tape dispenserPorterD19/67
D323531Strand material dispenser or the likeFortuneD19/69
D338493Tape dispenserMeadD19/69
D379474Protector for a roll of tapePackardD19/69
D380777Protector for a roll of tapePackardD19/69
D392676Adhesive tape holderHsuD19/69
D416582Tape dispenserDunshee et al.D19/69



Other References:
“3M™ Micropore™ Surgical Tape, The dependable choice for a gentle, general dressing paper tape.”, 3M Health Care, form 70-2008-5942-2(1251)ii.
Brochure, “3M Surgical Tape Sampler, Standards that never vary”, 3M Health Care, form 70-2008-6471-1(532.5)ii.
Johnson and Johnson “Wound Care Products”, http://www.jnjindia.com/prowou.htm.
2 copies of photographs of a prior art edge protector for use with Smith & Nephew medial tape rolls, which edge protector does not afford rotation of the roll of tape relative to the edge protector.
Engineering drawings for the “Micropore &num 1535 1 Dispenser”, 1 page.
Photographs of 3M tape dispensers.
Primary Examiner:
Holtje, Martie K.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Gwin, Doreen S. L.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a tape dispenser, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tape dispenser of a new design.

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a bottom view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof, the left side being a mirror image thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof.

The cutting structure depicted by means of broken lines in the Figures has been shown for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.