Title:
Financial instrument
United States Patent D480419


Inventors:
Anderson, David F. (Nevada, IA)
Application Number:
29/149095
Publication Date:
10/07/2003
Filing Date:
10/02/2001
Assignee:
REC-CHEK, Inc. (Nevada, IA)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
283/59, 235/487, 283/107, 235/488, 283/81, 283/58, D19/1, 40/299.01, 283/57, 283/74, 283/109, 283/67, D19/11, 283/101, 283/63.1, 283/64.1, D19/9, D19/10
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US Patent References:
4958066Financial instrument verification and method of productionHedgcoth235/487
4582345Security device for sheet material and method of marking the deviceKehoe283/57
1465531Check-punching deviceSmith et al.D19/1
D384099Check bookKunklerD19/11
D417888Check bookAndersonD19/11
D421456Financial instrument bookAndersonD19/1
D425934Bank checkKunklerD19/11



Primary Examiner:
Coles, Doris V.
Assistant Examiner:
Albert, Elizabeth
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a financial instrument, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of a financial instrument showing my new design.

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view of FIG. 1.

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view of FIG. 1.

FIG. 5 is a top isometric view of FIG. 1.

FIG. 6 is a bottom view of FIG. 1.

FIG. 7 is a top plan view of FIG. 1 showing a single check separate from the financial instrument.

FIG. 8 is a right side elevational view of FIG. 7, it being understood that the left side view is identical.

FIG. 9 is a front elevational view of FIG. 7, it being understood that the rear view is identical.

FIG. 10 is a top perspective view of another embodiment of a financial instrument with some of the numbers and letters removed and broken lines substituted therefore.

FIG. 11 is a front elevational view of FIG. 10.

FIG. 12 is a right side elevational view of FIG. 10.

FIG. 13 is a rear elevational view of FIG. 10.

FIG. 14 is a top isometric view of FIG. 10.

FIG. 15 is a bottom view of FIG. 10.

FIG. 16 is a top plan view of FIG. 10 showing a single check separate from the financial instrument.

FIG. 17 is a right side elevational view of FIG. 16, it being understood that the left side view is identical; and,

FIG. 18 is a front elevational view of FIG. 16, it being understood that the rear view is identical.

REC-CHEKĀ®, forming part of the claimed design, is a registered trademark of Rec-Chek, Inc.