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United States Patent D381,041
Lammers ,   et al. July 15, 1997

Binder spine


The ornamental design for a binder spine, as shown and described.
Inventors: Lammers; Anthony J. (Gates Mills, OH), Kump; Daniel J. (Mentor, OH)
Assignee: Fasteners For Retail, Inc. (Cleveland, OH)
Appl. No.: D/044,987
Filed: October 5, 1995

Current U.S. Class: D19/32 ; D19/27; D20/44
Current International Class: 1904
Field of Search: D20/43,44,10,40 D19/32,26,27 D8/376,377 402/60,61,63,68,8R,8P,4,5,24 287/21.1,45-48,28,51 D25/119

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D158461 May 1950 Hammerly
D206428 December 1966 Feldmahr
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Primary Examiner: Lucas; Susan J.
Assistant Examiner: Ramirez; Cynthia E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Fay, Sharpe, Beall, Fagan, Minnich & McKee


FIG. 1 is a side elevational view of the binder spine formed in accordance with the present invention as shown from the left side thereof, the right side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged end elevational view thereof from a left end, the right end being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is an enlarged perspective view of an upper end portion thereof with the binder spine holding a stack of sheets as shown in broken lines.

The broken lines showing the stack of sheets is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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