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United States Patent D643,066
Casciotti ,   et al. August 9, 2011

Writing instrument


CLAIM We claim the ornamental design for a writing instrument, as shown and described.
Inventors: Casciotti; David (Amsterdam, NY), Mahler; Jing (Glenville, MN), Achzet; Joseph E (Gloversville, NY)
Assignee: Holland USA, Inc. (North Mankato, MN)
Appl. No.: D/379,087
Filed: November 15, 2010

Current U.S. Class: D19/48
Current International Class: 1906
Field of Search: D19/35,36,41-51,54-58 24/10R,11CC,11F,11P,11PP,11R 401/52,99-114,192,193,195-198

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D190307 May 1961 Bieger
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D535693 January 2007 Gahlow et al.
D565657 April 2008 Kitamura et al.
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D603900 November 2009 Jin
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D628646 December 2010 Zhano
Primary Examiner: Albert; Elizabeth
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Dicke, Billig & Czaja, PLLC


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a writing instrument showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view of the same writing instrument;

FIG. 3 is a back view of the same writing instrument;

FIG. 4 is a left side view of the same writing instrument, the right side view being a mirror image of the left side view;

FIG. 5 is a top view of the same writing instrument; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom view of the same writing instrument.

The broken lines shown in the drawings of FIGS. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 illustrate portions of the writing instrument that form no part of the claimed design.

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