Title:
Writing instrument
United States Patent D475086


Inventors:
Kent, Michael (Cheshire, CT)
Wang, Jen Sen (Taipei, TW)
Application Number:
29/163525
Publication Date:
05/27/2003
Filing Date:
07/09/2002
Assignee:
BIC Corporation (Milford, CT)
Ta Shin Precision Industrial Co., Ltd. (TW)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D19/927
Field of Search:
D19/41-51, D19/81-85, D19/35, 401/84, 401/99, 401/209, 401/100, 401/101, 401/107-110, 401/103-106, 401/111-117, D19/53-58, D19/36
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D402693Writing instrumentSunagaD19/48
D402695Writing instrumentIzushimaD19/51
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Primary Examiner:
HOLTJE, MARTHA
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
JONES DAY (250 Vesey Street, New York, NY, 10281-1047, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a writing instrument, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a top front perspective view of an ornamental design for a writing instrument according to the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.

All portions shown in broken lines are environmental and illustrative only and form no part of the claimed design.