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Publication numberUSD501768 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/204,647
Publication dateFeb 15, 2005
Filing dateMay 3, 2004
Priority dateFeb 7, 2003
Also published asUSRE43408
Publication number204647, 29204647, US D501768 S1, US D501768S1, US-S1-D501768, USD501768 S1, USD501768S1
InventorsBruce Dexter, Barry Buchanan, Gary Cromer
Original AssigneeEasco Hand Tools, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Laser etched socket
US D501768 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design of a laser etched socket, illustrated substantially as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a laser etched socket embodying the design of the present invention, whereby the size indicia is defined by etching away a surface layer surrounding the size indicia so that the size indicia is distinguishable from the surrounding etched area;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of the laser etched socket illustrated in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view of the laser etched socket illustrated in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view of the laser etched socket illustrated in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view of the laser etched socket illustrated in FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a top view of the laser etched socket illustrated in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view of the laser etched socket illustrated in FIG. 1.

The broken lines are for illustrative purposes and form no part of the claim.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
12001/2002 Matco Tools Professional Hand Tools Catalog and Service Equipment, 1/2'' Metric Impact Sockets.
22001/2002 Matco Tools Professional Hand Tools Catalog and Service Equipment, 1/4'' Impact Sockets.
3Design patent application Ser. No. 29/175,663 entitled "Laser Etched Socket," filed Feb. 7, 2003.
4Design patent application Ser. No. 29/175,706 entitled "Laser Etched Socket," filed Feb. 7, 2003.
5Design patent application Ser. No. 29/176,157 entitled "Laser Etched Socket," filed Feb. 19, 2003.
6Matco Tools; "Promo 5;" product launch flyer distributed at trade show in Apr. 2001; 2 pp.
7Matco Tools; product launch flyer distributed at trade show in Feb. 1993; 3 pp.
8NAPA Tools and Equipment 2002-2003 advertisement.
9Sears Catalog, Sep. 1, 1990, p. 25.
10Sunex Tools; "New Tools, New Rules;" product catalog; actual publication date unknown, but Applicant believes catalog was published more than 1-year prior to the filing of this Application.
11Suntex-Product Catalog 1998, 1/4'' Chrome Sockets and Sets.
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD08/29