United States Patent D742062

Almsberger, Scott (Olathe, KS, US)
Van Keppel, Kurt (Leawood, KS, US)
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XIKAR, INC. (Kansas City, MO, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2705
Field of Search:
D27/139, D27/141-143, D27/153-157, D27/160, 131/185, 131/248, 131/249, 431/135, 431/152, 431/253, 431/350
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US Patent References:
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Other References:
Just a Dude, Xikar ELX Lighter Review, Aug. 4, 2014, www.cigarlighterreviews.com, Retrieved From Internet on Jun. 10, 2015 Fromhttp://www.cigarlighterreviews.com/2014/08/xikar-elx-lighter-review.html.
Xikar Fall 2011 Catalog, pp. 7-17 and 34.
Primary Examiner:
Hattan, Susan Bennett
Assistant Examiner:
Hallmark, Janice
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Erickson Kernell Derusseau & Kleypas, LLC

1. The ornamental design for a lighter, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the lighter in accordance with the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the lighter of FIG. 1 showing the punch cutter portion of the lighter in an alternate configuration for clarity of disclosure thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of the lighter of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the lighter of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a front elevation of the lighter of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevation of the lighter of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a right side elevation of the lighter of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 8 is a left side elevation of the lighter of FIG. 1.

The broken lines in the drawings depict parts of the lighter that form no part of the claimed design.