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United States Patent D770,874
Pehar ,   et al. November 8, 2016

Ratchet for load-securing tie-down strap


CLAIM The ornamental design for a ratchet for load-securing tie-down strap, as shown and described.
Inventors: Pehar; David M. (Mayfield Heights, OH), Carlson; Jess P. (Chagrin Falls, OH)
Name City State Country Type

Cequent Consumer Products, Inc.



Assignee: Cequent Consumer Products, Inc. (Solon, OH)
Appl. No.: D/479,590
Filed: January 17, 2014

Related U.S. Patent Documents

Application NumberFiling DatePatent NumberIssue Date
29396261Jun 28, 2011
29333278Jul 26, 2011D642031

Current U.S. Class: D8/44; D8/107
Current International Class: 0805
Field of Search: ;D8/14,44,107 ;24/68CD,68R,68E ;254/217-220,223,247-248 ;410/100

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Other References

Highland Titan Ratchet, [Retrieved Oct. 25, 2011] Retrieved from the Internet URL: http:/www.academy.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product.sub.--10151.sub.-- -10051.sub.--25639.sub.---1?N=581131734+42. cited by applicant .
Titan Cast Handle Ratchet. Downloaded Jun. 5, 2010 at http://highland.cequent-cpi.com/about/catalog.asp cited by applicant .
Titan Max Grip Ratchet. Downloaded Jun. 6, 2010 at http:/highland.cequent-cip.com/catalog.asp. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Hyder; Philip S
Assistant Examiner: Cody; Roselynne
Attorney, Agent or Firm: McDonald Hopkins LLC


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a ratchet for load-securing tie-down strap, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a perspective view thereof, set within its environment of use.

The broken lines are for environmental reference only and do not constitute any portion of the claimed design.

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