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United States Patent D818,042
Casciotti ,   et al. May 15, 2018

Writing instrument


CLAIM We claim the ornamental design for a writing instrument, as shown and described.
Inventors: Casciotti; David M. (Amsterdam, NY), Mahler; Jing P. (Glenville, NY)
Name City State Country Type

Amsterdam Printing & Litho, Inc.

North Mankato


Assignee: AMSTERDAM PRINTING & LITHO, INC. (North Mankato, MN)
Appl. No.: D/568,062
Filed: June 15, 2016

Current U.S. Class: D19/123; D8/34; D14/253
Current International Class: 1906
Field of Search: ;D14/411,224,238,251,252,253,254,447 ;D19/115-204,81-85 ;D8/33,34,40,43

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Other References

Quirky Upwrite Universal Stylus and Stand, http://www.amazon.com/Quirky-Upwrite-Universal-Stylus-PUPW1-UN01/dp/B00CT- ESMC8, downloaded May 5, 2016 (2 pages), Oct. 7, 2013. cited by applicant .
Quattro, Ingli, http://www.ingli.com/products/quattro/, 1 page Dec. 22, 2015. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Albert; Elizabeth
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Dicke, Billig & Czaja, PLLC


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a writing instrument, in a first assembled configuration, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view of FIG. 1, the back view, left side view, and right side views being the same;

FIG. 3 is a top view of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is an exploded right side view of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is an exploded left side view of a second configuration of our new design;

FIG. 7 is a back view of the assembled writing instrument in the second configuration of FIG. 6;

FIG. 8 is a front side view of FIG. 7;

FIG. 9 is a left side view of FIG. 7, the right side view being a mirror image of the same;

FIG. 10 is a top view of FIG. 7; and,

FIG. 11 is a bottom view of FIG. 7.

The broken lines in the drawings of FIGS. 1-11 are included for the purpose of showing portions that form no part of the claimed design.

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