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Publication numberUSD494032 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/175,223
Publication dateAug 10, 2004
Filing dateJan 30, 2003
Priority dateJan 30, 2002
Also published asUSD474085, USD485146
Publication number175223, 29175223, US D494032 S1, US D494032S1, US-S1-D494032, USD494032 S1, USD494032S1
InventorsBenjamin C. Rivera
Original AssigneeLeatherman Tool Group, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Folding electrician's tool
US D494032 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a folding electrician's tool, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is an isometric view from the upper right front of a folding electrician's tool, showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear, or handle, end elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a front, or jaw, end elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is an isometric view similar to that of FIG. 1 of the folding electrician's tool shown in FIGS. 1-7, wherein the broken-line depiction of rivet heads is included merely for illustrative purposes and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
1CHESCO® Fold Up Tool Sets, At least as early as 1998.
2Coast Cutlery Co., Micro-Pliers 12 in 1 Folding Tool MP2075CP, at least as early as Aug. 18, 1998.
3Cooper Tools, "TOOLZALL Electrician Multipurpose Tool," at least as early as Dec. 1, 2002 (copy of instruction brochure and digital photographs of tool).
4Folding scissors with chain, on sale at least as early as 1994, photographs.
5Folding Scissors, at least as early as Oct. 1994.
6Hong Kong Enterprise Catalog, Mar. 1989, p. 12.
7Leatherman Tool Group, Inc., "The Original Leatherman PST II"—Jul. 1995.
8Royal International Corp., KC Pro 95120 12 in 1 Pocket Multi-Tool, at least as early as Aug. 18, 1998.
9Slip ‘n’ Snip Collapsible Scissors, at least as early as Oct. 1994.
10SOG Specialty Knives Inc., "User's Guide for the PowerLock® Compound Leverage" and photographs.
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U.S. ClassificationD08/58