Tool handle head
United States Patent D716055

Kassem Llano, Adel M. (Milan, IT)
Broen, Martin E. (Milan, IT)
De Bellis, Giuseppe (Milanese, IT)
Vasilakes, Lloyd S. (Stillwater, MN, US)
Jerez, Monica (Woodbury, MN, US)
Tronconi, Valentina (Milan, IT)
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3M Innovative Properties Company (St. Paul, MN, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0401
Field of Search:
D4/131-136, D4/138, D4/199, D7/393, D7/395, D7/402.1, D8/107, D8/303, D8/321, D32/35, D32/50-52, D32/17, D32/25, D32/34, 15/143.1, 15/159.1, 15/160, 15/146, 15/147.1, 15/168-171, 15/246, 15/410, 16/110.1, 16/421, 16/422
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US Patent References:
D552314Hand-grip with ringOctober, 2007Harper et al.D32/40
7260865Twist mopAugust, 2007Lesley et al.15/120.1
D540617Tool handle headApril, 2007Dotterman et al.D7/393
D438354End cap for mop or broom handleFebruary, 2001CannD32/35
D330321Tool handleOctober, 1992BertiD8/107
D304993Hanging attachment for tool handlesDecember, 1989SunilaD8/107
D033821N/AJanuary, 1901LewisD4/138

Foreign References:
JP11244211September, 1999
KR30-0623203December, 2011
Other References:
AU 315258 S Registered Design, (E.D. Oates Pty Ltd) Jul. 20, 2007, [online], [retrieved on May 22, 2014] Retrieved from the AU Designs Data Searching Database of the Australian Government, IP Australia using the Internet: .
“Cleaning PVC Coated Wooden Broom Handle”, Pakuya.com, [retrieved from the internet on Apr. 9, 2013], , 1 page.
“Wooden Broom Handle Covered with PVC”, Guigang Senlian Trading Co., Ltd., [retrieved from the internet on Apr. 9, 2013], , 5 pages.
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Primary Examiner:
Tung, Melanie H.
Assistant Examiner:
Tabor, Lavone D.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Hass, Irina

1. The ornamental design for a tool handle head, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing the new design for a tool handle head;

FIG. 2 is a left side view thereof, a right side view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a reduced perspective view showing the tool handle head attached to a cleaning tool.

The broken lines that are adjacent to the surface shading illustrate boundaries that form no part of the claimed design and the broken lines showing a handle in FIGS. 1-4 and 6 and a cleaning tool in FIG. 7 illustrate environmental structure of the tool handle head that forms no part of the claimed design. In addition, the surface shading illustrated in the drawings is provided merely to highlight the contour of design; it is not intended to be illustrative of texture or gloss.