Title:
Writing instrument
United States Patent D474810


Inventors:
Morita, Toshiaki (Sapporo, JP)
Application Number:
29/160975
Publication Date:
05/20/2003
Filing Date:
05/20/2002
Assignee:
Sakura Color Products Corporation (Osaka, JP)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D19/923, D19/933
Field of Search:
401/6, D19/41-51, D19/81-85, 401/7, D19/35, 401/88, 401/99, 401/209, 401/100, 401/107-110, 401/101, 401/111-117, 401/103-106, D19/53-58, D19/36
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US Patent References:
D363084Writing instrumentHollingtonD19/51
D374893Ball point penYazawaD19/51
D392999Light penVarholikD19/36
D404070Writing instrumentHasegawaD19/51
D411858PenKatamiD19/51
D413145Writing instrumentBrescia et al.D19/51
D421772Mechanical pencilMaruyamaD19/51
D450088Writing instrumentBanasikD19/51
D453790Ball-point pen with a mechanical pencilTsuchikuraD19/36



Primary Examiner:
HOLTJE, MARTHA
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
WOOD, PHILLIPS, KATZ (CLARK AND MORTIMER Suite 3800 500 W. Madison Street, Chicago, IL, 60661, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a writing instrument, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a perspective view of my design for a writing instrument taken from the bottom end, side and front thereof;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is an elevation view from the side opposite that in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is an elevation view from the bottom end thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is an elevation view from the top end thereof.

The side elevation view of the writing instrument taken from the side opposite that in FIG. 1 is a mirror image of the side elevation view of FIG. 4.

The bottom end of the writing instrument is transparent so that functional components are visible therethrough.

The portion of the writing instrument, extending from approximately midway between the top and bottom ends towards the top end, is translucent, with components shown in lighter lines being partially visible therethrough.