Title:
Writing instrument
United States Patent D491983


Inventors:
Izushima, Hiromichi (Kawagoe, JP)
Application Number:
29/192402
Publication Date:
06/22/2004
Filing Date:
10/24/2003
Assignee:
Kotobuki & Co., Ltd. (Kyoto-fu, JP)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D19/913, D19/927
Field of Search:
401/6, D19/41-51, D19/81-85, 401/7, 401/104-110, D19/35, 401/88, 401/99, 401/209, 401/111-117, D19/53-58, D19/36, 401/100-103
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US Patent References:
D177560N/AEnsign et al.D19/49
D188972N/AYoungD19/49
D377664Writing instrumentIzushimaD19/51
D397723Writing instrumentIzushimaD19/49
D444498Writing instrumentIzushimaD19/49
D445131Writing instrumentKedaD19/51
D463822Writing instrumentKedaD19/48
D469467Writing utensilBrigglD19/51



Primary Examiner:
HOLTJE, MARTHA
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ROTHWELL, FIGG, ERNST & MANBECK, P.C. (607 14th Street, N.W. SUITE 800, WASHINGTON, DC, 20005, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a writing instrument, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a writing instrument according to the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a rear elevational view of the writing instrument of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view of the writing instrument of FIG. 1, the left side view being a mirror image of the right side view;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view of the writing instrument of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view of the writing instrument of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 6 is a front perspective view of the writing instrument of FIG. 1, in which a front end of a front tip is extruded.