Sole scraper
United States Patent D783916

Davis Jr., Gerald Wayne (Noblesville, IN, US)
King, Rhonda S. (Noblesville, IN, US)
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Davis, Jr. Gerald Wayne
King Rhonda S.
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0805
Field of Search:
D8/33, D8/47, D8/90, D8/93, D8/353-354, D32/40-42, D32/46-49, D7/693-694, D7/682, D24/146-147, D21/370, D21/377, D4/116, D4/118, D4/137-138, D4/199, D12/106, D12/159, D12/168-169, D12/172, D12/203, D12/223
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US Patent References:
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Foreign References:
JPD1091597November, 2000
KR3004552940000July, 2007
Other References:
Amazon.com: TraXion 5-120 Boot Scraper: Automotive, online, website copyright 2016, http://www.amazon.com/Traxion-5-120-TraXion-Boot-Scraper/dp/B013SGCPCS, [site visited Feb. 17, 2016 8:17:11 PM].
Boot and shoe cleaning brush with hitch mount kit by BrooksBrush, online, list date Nov. 13, 2015, https://www.etsy.com/listing/256024222/boot-and-shoe-cleaning-brush-with-hitch, [site visited Feb. 17, 2016 8:15:41 PM].
Primary Examiner:
Windmuller, John
Assistant Examiner:
Yeh, John R.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Lachenmaier, Frank D.
Lachenmaier Law Firm

1. The ornamental design for a sole scraper, as shown and described in the attached drawings.


FIG. 1 is a front view of sole scraper.

FIG. 2 is a left side view thereof with the latch shown in an open position.

FIG. 3 is a left side view showing the latch in a closed position.

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof where cutting planes 5-5 and 6-6 are shown.

FIG. 5 is a partial view taken on plane 5-5 of the right side in an enlarged view to clarify the design.

FIG. 6 is a partial view taken on plane 6-6 of the right side in an enlarged view to clarify the design; and,

FIG. 7 is a perspective view of sole scraper installed on a trailer hitch. The trailer hitch is shown in broken lines as it represents no part of sole scraper design.