Theft deterrent device
United States Patent D502419

Copen, Frank H. (Shreve, OH, US)
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Alpha Security Products, Inc. (Charlotte, NC, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1005
Field of Search:
340/571, D10/116, 340/572, 340/573.4, 70/57.1, 24/704.1, D10/106, D10/104
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Primary Examiner:
Asch, Jeffrey
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Sand & Sebolt
1. The ornamental design for the theft deterrent device, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the theft deterrent device of the present invention.

FIG. 2 is a top plan view of FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view of FIG. 1.

FIG. 4 is a front elevation view of FIG. 1.

FIG. 5 is a rear elevation view of FIG. 1.

FIG. 6 is a right side elevation view of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a left side elevation view of FIG. 1.