Mechanical pencil
United States Patent D829282

Keda, Tadashi (Kawagoe, JP)
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KOTOBUKI & CO., LTD. (Kawagoe-shi, JP)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1906
Field of Search:
D14/411, D19/115-204, D9/724, D9/725
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US Patent References:
D726826Writing instrumentApril, 2015CasciottiD19/199
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D506507PenJune, 2005QiuD19/172
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D486860Compound grip for writing instrumentFebruary, 2004HodgeD19/199
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Foreign References:
DE49810183July, 1999
JP1179817July, 2003
Other References:
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs, Notification of Refusal, dated Oct. 6, 2017 for International Registration No. DM/094 954, 9 pgs.
German Design Gazette, Issue 13, Jul. 10, 1999, Part 1a—Class 19, p. 3457, for German Design Registration No. 498 10 183, Writing implement, 2 pgs.
Primary Examiner:
Albert, Elizabeth A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Frost Brown Todd LLC

1. The ornamental design for a mechanical pencil, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of a mechanical pencil, showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a side elevational view thereof, the other side thereof being a mirror image of the side shown in FIG. 4;

FIG. 5 is a front end view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear end view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a side elevational view thereof in an alternative use position, with a writing lead, a guide pipe, and a nose cone moved to a distal position;

FIG. 8 is an enlarged view of a portion thereof, the portion being indicated by the broken line circle in FIG. 2;

FIG. 9 is a cross-sectional side view thereof, and the cross section being taken along line 9-9 of FIG. 8;

FIG. 10 is a cross-sectional end view thereof, the cross section being taken along line 10-10 of FIG. 8; and,

FIG. 11 is another cross-sectional end view thereof, the cross section being taken along line 11-11 of FIG. 8.

The portions of the mechanical pencil in broken lines illustrate unclaimed environmental subject matter.