Title:
Snap-off knife
United States Patent D602325


Inventors:
Van Deursen, Gary E. (Essex, CT, US)
Application Number:
29/290933
Publication Date:
10/20/2009
Filing Date:
01/31/2008
Assignee:
American Safety Razor (Verona, VA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0803
Field of Search:
30/335, D8/99, 30/125, 30/320, 30/336, 30/337, 30/162, D8/98
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Foreign References:
CA1060194August, 1979
EP0395338October, 1990A snap-off blade knife.
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Primary Examiner:
Hyder, Philip S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a snap-off knife, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of the snap-off knife with its cap on the knife's rear end, showing the new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the rear end;

FIG. 3 is a rear view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the rear end;

FIG. 4 is a side view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the rear end;

FIG. 5 is another side view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the rear end;

FIG. 6 is a top view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the rear end;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the rear end;

FIG. 8 is a front perspective view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the knife's front end, showing the new design;

FIG. 9 is a front view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the front end;

FIG. 10 is a rear view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the front end;

FIG. 11 is a side view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the front end;

FIG. 12 is another side view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the front end;

FIG. 13 is a top view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the front end; and,

FIG. 14 is a bottom view of the snap-off knife with the cap on the front end.