Offset life off hinge
United States Patent D512897

Franchini, Gian Carlo (Correggio, IT)
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Elesa S.p.A. (Milan, IT)
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(IPC1-7): 0806
Field of Search:
248/200, 4/238, D8/329, D7/402, 16/DIG.43, 16/265, 16/379, D8/356, 248/317, 16/277, D7/337, 16/381-383, 16/249, 4/239, 16/307, D7/334, D8/354, 16/319, 16/DIG.13, 16/261-262, 16/384, 248/221.11, 16/389, 248/300, 16/241, 16/DIG.40, 16/339, 16/272, 16/386, 16/387, 4/240, D8/323, D8/326, 16/388, 16/385, 16/239, D8/327, D8/349, 16/245-246, D8/328, 248/309.1, D8/324, 16/335, D8/325, 16/254, 4/237, 16/342, 16/234-237, D23/303, 4/236, 16/321
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US Patent References:
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Other References:
Edge mounted commercial refrigerator hinges, p. 2, National Lock.
Primary Examiner:
Watson, Gary D.
Assistant Examiner:
Nelson, Chase T.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Pearne & Gordon LLP
1. The ornamental design for an offset life off hinge, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of my new design for an offset lift off hinge;

FIG. 2 is an exploded view thereof embraced by a bracket, forming no part of the claimed design, but indicating the relationship and order of the separated parts;

FIG. 3 is a top view of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a front view of FIG. 1, a back view being the same; and,

FIG. 5 is a left side view of FIG. 1, a right side view being the same.

The bottom surfaces of the offset lift off hinge form no part of the claimed design.