Violin shoulder rest
United States Patent D792506

Ravitz, Cary Patterson (Lexington, KY, US)
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Ravitz Cary Patterson
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(IPC1-7): 1703
Field of Search:
D17/14, D17/15, D17/18-20, D17/99
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Primary Examiner:
Windmuller, John
Assistant Examiner:
Weeks, Benjamin
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Coblenz, Michael

1. The ornamental design for a violin shoulder rest, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is an top perspective view of a violin shoulder rest;

FIG. 2 is a bottom perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom perspective view of the violin shoulder rest mounted on a violin;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof, with the violin shoulder rest mounted on a violin;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof:

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 9 is a left side view thereof; and,

FIG. 10 is a right side view thereof.

The broken lines depict environmental subject matter, are for illustration only, and form no part of the claimed design.