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United States Patent D462,993
Kobayashi September 17, 2002

Cap for writing instrument


The ornamental design for a cap for writing instrument, as shown and described.
Inventors: Kobayashi; Nobuaki (Nara, JP)
Assignee: Sakura Color Products Corporation (Osaka, JP)
Appl. No.: D/147,575
Filed: August 31, 2001

Foreign Application Priority Data

Mar 06, 2001 [JP] 2001/005499
Mar 06, 2001 [JP] 2001-005503
Mar 06, 2001 [JP] 2001-005506

Current U.S. Class: D19/57 ; D19/56
Current International Class: 1906
Field of Search: D19/35,36,41-51,53-58,81-85 401/98,202,213,243-247,262,292

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
3424539 January 1969 Jenkins
D310542 September 1990 Regnault
D310684 September 1990 Itoh
D317324 June 1991 Chuang
5066156 November 1991 Petrillo et al.
D341623 November 1993 Chuang
D402312 December 1998 Chevalier et al.
D446245 August 2001 Chuang
D452877 January 2002 DeLuca et al.
D455180 April 2002 Hasegawa
Primary Examiner: Holtje; Martie K.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Miskin; Howard C. Tsui-Yip; Gloria


The file of this patent contains at least one drawing/photograph executed in color. Copies of this patent with color drawing(s)/photograph(s) will be provided by the Patent and Trademark office upon request and payment of the necessary fee.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of a second embodiment of my new design;

FIG. 9 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a top plan view; the bottom plan view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 12 is a left side view thereof; and,

FIG. 13 is a right side view thereof.

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