Title:
Animal grooming brush
United States Patent D777450


Inventors:
Sullivan, John (Dunlap, IA, US)
Kinzer, Scott (Denison, IA, US)
Application Number:
29/472296
Publication Date:
01/31/2017
Filing Date:
11/11/2013
Assignee:
SULLIVAN SUPPLY, INC. (Dunlap, IA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0402
Field of Search:
D4/132-134, D4/136, D4/138, D30/158, D30/159, 15/186-188, 119/600, 119/611-616, 119/625, 119/664
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US Patent References:
20120297571VACUUM GROOMING TOOL CLEANERNovember, 2012Freidell
D465930BrushNovember, 2002OfferD4/134
D422760Pet grooming comb with angled teethApril, 2000Ticehurst
D373024Brush headAugust, 1996Shepherd
D266112Animal combSeptember, 1982Culp
3538617BRUSH WITH AIR DISCHARGENovember, 1970Walters
D168915N/AFebruary, 1953SnyderD4/136
D163271N/AMay, 1951GiboD4/136
2151056CombMarch, 1939Stone
0622347N/AApril, 1899Hackenberg
0416545N/ADecember, 1889Bartlett
0358510N/AMarch, 1887Turner
D014572N/AJanuary, 1884GridleyD30/159
0202410N/AApril, 1878Cole
0000997N/ANovember, 1838Sanford



Foreign References:
CN301847669February, 2012
CN302311532February, 2013
CN302600601October, 2013
Other References:
Jeffers Pet Catalog, Christmas 2007, Undercoat Rakes, bottom, left & top, right of p. 94.
Dog & Cat Wire Brush Shed Prevention Pet Groomer, viewed on Amazon.com on Jul. 23, 2012.
Four Paws Ultimate Touch Slicker Wire Brush—Firm, viewed on Amazon.com on Jul. 23, 2012.
Sullivan's New Teflow Combs, https://www.sullivansupply.com/cart/ia/p-1448-teflon-sullivan-comb-w-wood-handle.aspx (2 pages).
What is Teflon®?, http://www2.dupont.com/Teflon/en—US/products/safety/what—is—it.html. (1 page).
Classic Teflon Coated Anti-Static Tapered Pet Comb, http://www.petedge.com/product/Classic-Teflon-Coated-Anti-Static-Tapered-Pet-Comb/43537.uts[Jan. 10, 2013 1:43:13 PM) (2 pages).
Master Grooming Tools Xylan Pet Grooming Combs, http://www.ebay.com/itm/Master-Grooming-Tools-XYLAN-Like-TEFLON-PROFESSIONAL-PET-GROOMING-COMB-Dog-Cat/221123391203[Jan. 10, 2013 1:42:03 PM) (3 pages).
Primary Examiner:
Spear, Robert M.
Assistant Examiner:
Voytek, John
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Mueting, Raasch & Gebhardt, P.A.
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for an animal grooming brush, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a first embodiment of the brush including a bristle;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of the first embodiment thereof;

FIG. 3 is back elevational view of the first embodiment thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the first embodiment thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view of the first embodiment thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view of the first embodiment thereof;

FIG. 7 is a right side elevational view of the first embodiment thereof.

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of a second embodiment of the brush including a bristle;

FIG. 9 is a front elevational view of the second embodiment thereof;

FIG. 10 is back elevational view of the second embodiment thereof;

FIG. 11 is a bottom plan view of the second embodiment thereof;

FIG. 12 is a top plan view of the second embodiment thereof;

FIG. 13 is a left side elevational view of the second embodiment thereof; and,

FIG. 14 is a right side elevational view of the second embodiment thereof.

The broken lines form boundaries or portions of the head, handle, and bristles of the animal grooming brush that form no part of the claimed invention.

The animal grooming brush is shown with a symbolic break in its length. The appearance of any portion of the article between the break lines forms no part of the claimed design.