Title:
Stringed instrument pickup
Document Type and Number:
United States Patent D797840

Inventors:
Lawing, Andrew Scott (Newark, DE, US)
Application Number:
35/001144
Publication Date:
09/19/2017
Filing Date:
01/17/2016
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Assignee:
LAWING MUSICAL PRODUCTS, LLC (Newark, DE, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1703
Field of Search:
D17/7-8, D17/10, D17/13-27, 84/726-728
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Webpage showing Fender—Stratocaster—Pickups, Author unknown, 7 pages.
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Primary Examiner:
Chilcot, Richard E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
The Patent Source
Claims:
CLAIM

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

Description:

1. Stringed instrument pickup

1.1 : Perspective

1.2 : Left

1.3 : Right

1.4 : Top

1.5 : Bottom

1.6 : Front

1.7 : Back

Figure 1 is a top perspective view of my design for a stringed instrument pickup; figure 2 is a left side elevation view thereof; figure 3 is a right side elevation view thereof; figure 4 is a top plan view thereof; figure 5 is a bottom plan view thereof; figure 6 is a front elevation view thereof; and figure 7 is a back elevation view thereof.