Title:
Hand-held metal detector
United States Patent D459245
Inventors:
Power, John Michael (Garland, TX)
Application Number:
29/150620
Publication Date:
06/25/2002
Filing Date:
11/26/2001
Assignee:
Garrett Electronics, Inc. (Garland, TX)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
340/368, 324/329, 324/233, 324/328, D10/47
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US Patent References:
4423377Compact metal detector of the balanced induction typePodhrasky324/329
0374829N/AYueD10/47
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Primary Examiner:
Davis, Antoine Duval
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a hand-held metal detector, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a hand-held metal detector;

FIG. 2 is a side view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a front view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a rear view thereof.