Easy To Use Patents Search & Patent Lawyer Directory

At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.

Search All Patents:

  This Patent May Be For Sale or Lease. Contact Us

  Is This Your Patent? Claim This Patent Now.

Register or Login To Download This Patent As A PDF

United States Patent D797,548
Sola ,   et al. September 19, 2017

Fastening device


CLAIM The ornamental design for a fastening device, as shown and described.
Inventors: Sola; Kyle (South Setauket, NY), Frydlewski; Gaston (Brooklyn, NY)
Name City State Country Type

Hickies, Inc.



Assignee: HICKIES, Inc. (Brooklyn, NY)
Appl. No.: D/555,546
Filed: February 23, 2016

Foreign Application Priority Data

Sep 4, 2015 [AR] 88915

Current U.S. Class: D8/383; D2/978; D8/394
Current International Class: 0808
Field of Search: ;D8/383,356,382,394,396,499 ;D3/318,215 ;D2/978

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
565884 August 1896 Emmons
672506 April 1901 Godward
830902 September 1906 Keller
1678241 July 1928 Benz
1685489 September 1928 Jansen
D89286 February 1933 Rosenthal
1945932 February 1934 Caley
D177723 May 1956 Doherty
D194177 December 1962 Swett
3193950 July 1965 Liou
3731350 May 1973 Diebold
4112988 September 1978 Nelson
4486965 December 1984 Friton
5214826 June 1993 Fortune
5239732 August 1993 Steven
5388315 February 1995 Jones
5537763 July 1996 Donnadieu et al.
5639244 June 1997 Stricklin
5692276 December 1997 Paxton
6073315 June 2000 Rasmussen
6401304 June 2002 Dossett
6490767 December 2002 Haiduk
6701589 March 2004 Kliewer
D503034 March 2005 Choi
D543833 June 2007 Folk et al.
7506420 March 2009 Frydlewski
D614855 May 2010 Inohara et al.
D615385 May 2010 Arendt
D628936 December 2010 Edelstein
D641708 July 2011 Yamauchi
D672230 December 2012 Laverack et al.
D678000 March 2013 Lee
D686909 July 2013 Frydlewski
D724935 March 2015 Warner
D729054 May 2015 Chen
D734605 July 2015 Van Der Pol
D736514 August 2015 Lach
D752333 March 2016 Van Der Pol
9382051 July 2016 Creato
D774879 December 2016 Martinson
D776990 January 2017 To
2003/0140459 July 2003 Strange et al.
2004/0139583 July 2004 Wendle
2005/0251967 November 2005 McNeill
2006/0168785 August 2006 Kraft et al.
2006/0254089 November 2006 Frydlewski
2009/0235494 September 2009 Browne et al.
2009/0242439 October 2009 Talley
2009/0260267 October 2009 Evans
2010/0293767 November 2010 Talley
2010/0325849 December 2010 Clayton
2012/0192385 August 2012 Burdett
2013/0199020 August 2013 Frydlewski
2016/0325897 November 2016 Kierstead
2016/0338455 November 2016 Chuan
2016/0340093 November 2016 Muller

Other References

International Search Report and Written Opinion for International Patent Application No. PCT/2012/041713, Aug. 17, 2012. cited by applicant .
Notice of Allowance dated Mar. 13, 2017 in Design U.S. Appl. No. 29/561,464. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Snapp; Sandra
Assistant Examiner: Price; Ieisha
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Venable LLP Schwarz; Steven J.


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a fastening device.

FIG. 2 is a top view of the fastening device shown in FIG. 1

FIG. 3 is bottom view of the fastening device shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 4 is a left side view of the fastening device shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 5 is a first end view of the fastening device shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 6 is a second end view of the fastening device shown in FIG. 1, opposite the view of FIG. 5; and,

FIG. 7 is a front perspective view of the fastening device shown in FIGS. 1-7, showing the opposing ends coupled together.

The broken lines in the drawings illustrate portions of the fastening device and form no part of the claimed design. The right side view of the fastening device is a mirror image of FIG. 4.

* * * * *

File A Patent Application

  • Protect your idea -- Don't let someone else file first. Learn more.

  • 3 Easy Steps -- Complete Form, application Review, and File. See our process.

  • Attorney Review -- Have your application reviewed by a Patent Attorney. See what's included.