Title:
Capotasto and tuner assembly
United States Patent D793471
Inventors:
Lintner, Max (Canton, TX, US)
Hamlin, Meredith (Canton, TX, US)
Application Number:
29/566465
Publication Date:
08/01/2017
Filing Date:
05/31/2016
Assignee:
Kyser Musical Products, Inc. (La Jolla, CA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1703
Field of Search:
D12/194, D17/14, D17/19, D17/21, D17/22, D17/99, D21/405
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Primary Examiner:
Windmuller, John
Assistant Examiner:
Weeks, Benjamin
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Buche & Associates, P.C.
Buche, John K.
Johnson, Bryce A.
Claims:
CLAIM

1. We claim the ornamental design for a “capotasto and tuner assembly,” as shown.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a capotasto and tuner assembly;

FIG. 2 is a right-side view of the capotasto and tuner assembly of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a left-side view of the capotasto and tuner assembly of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a back view of the capotasto and tuner assembly of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a front view of the capotasto and tuner assembly of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a top view of the capotasto and tuner assembly of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view of the capotasto and tuner assembly of FIG. 1;

FIG. 8 is an exploded perspective view of the capotasto and tuner assembly of FIG. 1 for ease of disclosure only; and,

FIG. 9 is a perspective view of the capotasto and tuner assembly of FIG. 1 in use for ease of disclosure only.

The broken lines in FIG. 9 depict environment that forms no part of the claimed design.

The depicted caotasto and tuner assembly feature a unique appearance over the prior art. An electronic tuner is positionable on a jaw of the capotatsto via cooperating attachment mechanisms on the tuner and capotasto jaw.

The nature and intended use of the article in which the design is embodied is a capotasto and tuner assembly for stringed musical instruments.