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United States Patent D765,746
Johnston ,   et al. September 6, 2016

Punch holder


CLAIM We claim the ornamental design for a punch holder, as shown and described.
Inventors: Johnston; Kevin A. (Deer Park, WI), Broadbent; Joseph Daniel (Stacy, MN), Schwartz; Anthony D. (Forest Lake, MN)
Name City State Country Type


White Bear Lake


Appl. No.: D/540,781
Filed: September 28, 2015

Related U.S. Patent Documents

Application NumberFiling DatePatent NumberIssue Date
29455531May 21, 2013D742441

Current U.S. Class: D15/128
Current International Class: 1509
Field of Search: ;D15/128 ;D19/65,72

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Primary Examiner: Palasik; Patricia
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.


FIG. 1 is a perspective of our new design for a punch holder;

FIG. 2 is front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a perspective of a second embodiment of our new design for a punch holder;

FIG. 9 is front view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a rear side view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 14 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken lines showing the bottom portion of the punch holder form no part of the claimed design.

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