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Publication numberUSD477198 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/139,923
Publication dateJul 15, 2003
Filing dateApr 10, 2001
Priority dateApr 10, 2001
Publication number139923, 29139923, US D477198 S1, US D477198S1, US-S1-D477198, USD477198 S1, USD477198S1
InventorsJohn Staton
Original AssigneeThe Stanley Works
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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US D477198 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a socket, as shown and described.
Description

A portion of the disclosure of this patent document contains material to which a claim for copyright is made. The copyright owner has no objection to the facsimile reproduction of the patent document or the patent disclosure, as it appears in the Patent and Trademark Office patent file or records, but reserves all other copyrights whatsoever.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view illustrating one embodiment of a socket, looking downwardly at a front and left side thereof, a nut end of the socket being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention, the nut end illustrated is a six-point however the nut end may be a four-point, a twelve-point, an inverted Torx®, or a hex-bit driver with a radial fastener insertable through the socket wall, for example;

FIG. 2 is a right elevated view of the socket of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a left elevated view of the socket of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a drive end plan view of the socket of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a nut end plan view of the socket of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a left elevated view of a second embodiment of the socket embodying my design which further includes a black band about the periphery of an upper portion of the socket and size identifying indicia at a lower portion of the socket, the black band being provided by a black oxide finish and the remaining portion of the socket having a chrome finish, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 7 is a left elevated view of a third embodiment of the socket embodying my design that further includes a black band about the periphery of an upper portion of the socket with size identifying indicia on the black band, the black band being provide by a black oxide finish and the remaining portion of the socket having a chrome finish, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 8 is a left elevated view of a fourth embodiment of the socket embodying my design, the socket further including a chrome finish and size identifying indicia at an upper portion thereof, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 9 is a left elevated view of a fifth embodiment of the socket embodying my design, the socket further including a chrome finish and including a red band about the periphery of an upper portion of the socket with size identifying indicia on the band, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 10 is a left elevated view of a sixth embodiment of the socket embodying my design, the socket further including a chrome finish and size identifying indicia at an upper portion thereof, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 11 is a left elevated view of a seventh embodiment of the socket embodying my design which further includes a black band about the periphery of an upper portion of the socket and size identifying indicia at a lower portion of the socket, the black band being provided by a black oxide finish and the remaining portion of the socket having a chrome vanadium finish, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 12 is a left elevated view of an eighth embodiment of the socket embodying my design which further includes a titanium finish band about the periphery of an upper portion of the socket with the remaining portion having a black oxide finish and size identifying indicia on the black oxide finished portion adjacent the band, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 13 is a left elevated view of a ninth embodiment of the socket embodying my design, the socket having a black oxide finish and including size identifying indicia and surface texture on a flat portion thereof, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 14 is a left elevated view of a tenth embodiment of the socket embodying my design, the socket having a black oxide finish and including a red band about the periphery of an upper portion of the socket, the socket further including a red spot with size identifying indicia thereon and surface texture on a flat portion thereof, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 15 is a left elevated view of an eleventh embodiment of the socket embodying my design that includes a chrome finish band about the periphery of an upper portion of the socket with the remaining portion having a black oxide finish, the socket further including size identifying indicia on a flat surface thereof, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 16 is a left elevated view of a twelfth embodiment of the socket embodying my design, the socket having a black oxide finish and including size identifying indicia at an upper portion thereof, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 17 is a left elevated view of a thirteenth embodiment of the socket embodying my design that further includes a black band about the periphery of an upper portion of the socket, the black band being provided by a black oxide finish and the remaining portion of the socket having a titanium finish;

FIG. 18 is a left elevated view of a fourteenth embodiment of the socket embodying my design, the socket having a titanium finish and including a blue spot with size identifying indicia on a flat surface thereof, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 19 is a left elevated view of a fifteenth embodiment of the socket embodying my design that further includes a black band about the periphery of an upper portion of the socket, the socket further including a black spot with size identifying indicia thereon at the upper portion of the socket and surface texture on a flat portion thereof, the black band and spot being provided by a black oxide finish and the remaining portion of the socket having a titanium finish, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 20 is a left elevated view of a sixteenth embodiment of the socket embodying my design that includes a black band about the periphery of an upper portion of the socket, the socket further including a black spot with size identifying indicia thereon at the upper portion of the socket and surface texture on a flat surface thereof, the black band and spot being provided by a black oxide finish and the remaining portion of the socket having a titanium finish, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 21 is a left elevated view of a seventeenth embodiment of the socket embodying my design, the socket having a titanium finish and including size identifying indicia at an upper portion of the socket, the size identifying indicia being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention;

FIG. 22 is a perspective view illustrating an eighteenth embodiment of the socket embodying my design, looking downwardly at a front and left side thereof, a nut end of the socket being shown in phantom to make clear that its configuration is not to be considered a limitation on the invention, the nut end illustrated is a six-point however the nut end may be a four-point, a twelve-point, an inverted Torx®, or a hex-bit driver with a radial fastener insertable through the socket wall, for example;

FIG. 23 is a right elevated view of the socket of FIG. 22;

FIG. 24 is a left elevated view of the socket of FIG. 22;

FIG. 25 is a drive end plan view of the socket of FIG. 22; and,

FIG. 26 is a nut end plan view of the socket of FIG. 22.

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US6761093 *Oct 29, 2002Jul 13, 2004Chuck ChangSocket structure
US6951156Dec 19, 2003Oct 4, 2005The Stanley WorksSocket
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD08/29