Title:
Switchable pliers
United States Patent D775503
Inventors:
Ludtke, Jonathan L. (Waterford, WI, US)
Kuzmic, Jeffrey J. (Wind Lake, WI, US)
Application Number:
29/488340
Publication Date:
01/03/2017
Filing Date:
04/17/2014
Assignee:
A&E Incorporated (Racine, WI, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0805
Field of Search:
D8/4, D8/5, D8/51-60
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US Patent References:
6470774Structure pliers for inner and outer diameter C-shaped snapOctober, 2002Chang29/229
5865075Convertible plier toolFebruary, 1999Medved29/229
5826467Easy shift snap ring pliersOctober, 1998Huang29/229
5065650Hand toolNovember, 1991Anderson29/229
5007313PliersApril, 1991Jeromson, Jr. et al.
3762019CONVERTIBLE PLIER-TYPE TOOLOctober, 1973Epstein29/229
3503114TOOL FOR SPREADING APART THE ENDS OF A ZIPPER SLIDEMarch, 1970Stanton29/239
Foreign References:
WO/2011/090983January, 2011RING PLIERS
Other References:
Redline Detection, LLC; Rapid Shift Internal to External Circlip Pliers (Part No. RDL95-0200) http://www.olct.co/redline-detection/snap-ring-pliers-12-piece-set#, dated May 8, 2014.
Primary Examiner:
Pratt, Deanna L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Ryan Kromholz & Manion, S.C.
Claims:
CLAIM

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

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the switchable pliers;

FIG. 2 is an exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken lines illustrate portions of the convertible snap-ring pliers that form no part of the claimed design.