Title:
Toothbrush
United States Patent D779830
Inventors:
Booth, Christopher E. (Ashton, GB)
Application Number:
29/389309
Publication Date:
02/28/2017
Filing Date:
04/08/2011
Assignee:
Intersurgical AG (Vaduz, LI)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0402
Field of Search:
D4/101, D4/104-112, D4/132-134, D4/138, 15/143.1, 15/159.1, 15/160, 15/167.1, 15/167.2, 132/308-311, 601/139, 601/141, 601/142, D24/133, D24/152
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US Patent References:
D660599ToothbrushMay, 2012Hohlbein et al.
D526125Interdental brushAugust, 2006Winkler et al.D4/104
D489533Denture brushMay, 2004Yost et al.D4/106
D474027ToothbrushMay, 2003Kemp et al.D4/104
D429567Toothbrush handleAugust, 2000Yoshimoto et al.D4/104
D416136ToothbrushNovember, 1999WatanabeD4/104
D370565ToothbrushJune, 1996HuangD4/104
D359623ToothbrushJune, 1995Kinoshita et al.D4/104
5339482Toothbrush having non-slip surfaceAugust, 1994Desimone et al.15/167.1
D328392Toothbrush handleAugust, 1992Holstein et al.D4/104
D315059Interdental brush handleMarch, 1991SchneiderD4/104
D231872N/AJune, 1974SpauldingD4/104
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Foreign References:
EP0993790April, 2000Oral cavity cleaning device, particularly for bedridden patients
Other References:
GB 2050232 Registered Design, (Kong Beng Lee) Jan. 25, 1996, [online], [retrieved on Apr. 30, 2013] Retrieved from the Design Database of the Intellectual Property Office of the United Kingdom using the Internet: .
GB 2064963 Registered Design, (Wisdom Toothbrushes Ltd.) Jan. 26, 1998, [online], [retrieved on Apr. 30, 2013] Retrieved from the Design Database of the Intellectual Property Office of the United Kingdom using the Internet: .
Starmed Medical Disposables, “Oral-Clean, Dispositivo Monouso Per L'igiene Orale, Oral Care Disposable Device,” 2 pages (2003).
Trademark Medical, “Dental Products: Suction Toothbrush Plak-Vac®,” retrieved from http://www.trademarkmedical.com/pro/pro-dental-plakvac.html, 2 pages (2010).
Primary Examiner:
Eldridge Powers, Karen E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
LeClairRyan, a Professional Corporation
Claims:
CLAIM

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

Description:

FIG. 1 is a right side elevational view of a toothbrush according to the invention;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view of the toothbrush illustrated in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a rear view of the toothbrush illustrated in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is an enlarged bottom elevational view of the toothbrush illustrated in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a first perspective view of the toothbrush illustrated in FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is an enlarged second perspective view of the toothbrush illustrated in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is an enlarged third perspective view of the toothbrush illustrated in FIG. 1.

The broken lines in the drawings illustrate portions of the toothbrush that form no part of the claimed design. The bristle arrangement shown in dot-dash-dot broken lines is included for the purpose of illustrating the boundary of the claim and forms no part of the claimed design.