Title:
Percussion instrument
United States Patent D780835


Inventors:
Drushal, Charles Trevor (North Palm Beach, FL, US)
Poppe, Jeffrey C. (Lake Worth, FL, US)
Application Number:
29/534528
Publication Date:
03/07/2017
Filing Date:
07/29/2015
Assignee:
Pitch Slap Percussion LLC (Boynton Beach, FL, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1703
Field of Search:
D17/20-24, D17/99, 84/411R, 84/414-417, 84/421, 84/422.1, 84/725
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Primary Examiner:
Hattan, Susan Bennett
Assistant Examiner:
Reinholdt Jr., Bryan S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini Bianco PL
Gibbons, Jon A.
Claims:
CLAIM

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

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a percussion instrument;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a back side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a first side view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a second side view thereof.

The broken lines in the figures are included for the purpose of illustrating a portion of the percussion instrument that forms no part of the claimed design.