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United States Patent D490,297
Menta May 25, 2004

Captive screw


The ornamental design for a captive screw, as shown and described.
Inventors: Menta; Michael D. (Aston, PA)
Assignee: Southco, Inc. (Concordville, PA)
Appl. No.: D/159,032
Filed: April 12, 2002

Current U.S. Class: D8/387
Current International Class: 0808
Field of Search: D8/387 411/107,343,349,352-353

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
5544992 August 1996 Ciobanu et al.
6238155 May 2001 Aukzemas et al.
Primary Examiner: Baynham; Holly
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Paul & Paul


FIG. 1 is a top plan view of a captive screw of my design.

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view of the captive screw of FIG. 1, the remaining sides being identical.

FIG. 3 is a bottom view of the captive screw of FIG. 1.

FIG. 4 is a perspective view of a captive screw of FIG. 1, as seen from the rear/side.

FIG. 5 is a second perspective view of a captive screw of FIG. 1, as seen from the top/side; and,

FIG. 6 is a cross-sectional view of the captive screw of FIG. 1.

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