Title:
Head portion of a toothbrush
United States Patent D776435


Inventors:
Bloch, Brian (Hillsborough, NJ, US)
Lieberwirth, Lars Ralf Rainer (Glashuetten, DE)
Application Number:
29/477158
Publication Date:
01/17/2017
Filing Date:
12/19/2013
Assignee:
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (Piscataway, NJ, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0402
Field of Search:
D4/101, D4/104-112, 15/110, 15/167.1, 15/167.2, 15/207.2, 132/308-311, 601/139, 601/141, 601/142, 606/161
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Primary Examiner:
Krakower, Susan E.
Assistant Examiner:
Grabenstetter, Lisa A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (909 RIVER ROAD PISCATAWAY NJ 08855)
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for head portion of a toothbrush, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view according to a first embodiment of a head portion of a toothbrush showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top plan view thereof; and

FIG. 8 is a bottom plan view thereof.

FIG. 9 is a front perspective view of a second embodiment of a head portion of a toothbrush showing our new design;

FIG. 10 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 14 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 15 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 16 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken lines depicting a toothbrush head and bristles represent unclaimed portions of the design.