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United States Patent D712,472
Yuval September 2, 2014

Binder clip


CLAIM The ornamental design for a binder clip, as shown and described.
Inventors: Yuval; Arik (Kfar Saba, IL)
Name City State Country Type

Igloo Design Ltd.

Kfar Saba


Assignee: Igloo Design Ltd. (Kfar Saba, IL)
Appl. No.: D/435,213
Filed: October 22, 2012

Foreign Application Priority Data

Jul 12, 2012 [IL] 52961

Current U.S. Class: D19/65
Current International Class: 1902
Field of Search: ;D8/394,395 ;D11/78.1 ;D19/65,86,99,100 ;24/67R,67.1,67.3,67.9,67.11,552,563,DIG.8,DIG.9,DIG.10

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Primary Examiner: Albert; Elizabeth
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Roach Brown McCarthy & Gruber, P.C. McCarthy; Kevin D.


FIG. 1 is a front isometric view of a binder clip, according to the present design;

FIG. 2 is a back isometric view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top isometric view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom isometric view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right isometric view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left isometric view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a front and side perspective view of the binder clip.

The broken lines showing the binding sheet and portions of the binder clip in FIGS. 4, 5, 6, and 7 are included to show features that form no part of the claimed design.

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