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Publication numberUSD506520 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/193,335
Publication dateJun 21, 2005
Filing dateNov 4, 2003
Priority dateNov 4, 2003
Also published asUSD517153
Publication number193335, 29193335, US D506520 S1, US D506520S1, US-S1-D506520, USD506520 S1, USD506520S1
InventorsSteven R. Timm, Serge Zaderey, Gary R. Williams, Victoria J. Peters, Laura Peter, Tim Lesser, Tim L. O'Connor
Original AssigneeLeupold & Stevens, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Reticle for a gunsight or other projectile weapon aiming device
US D506520 S1
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  1. We claim the ornamental design for a reticle for a gunsight or other projectile weapon aiming device, as shown and described.

This application is related to a U.S. Provisional Patent Application titled “Ballistic Reticle for Projectile Weapon Aiming Systems and Method of Aiming,” filed Nov. 4, 2003 and U.S. Nonprovisional Patent Application No. 10/933,856, filed Sep. 3, 2004, claiming the benefit of said provisional application.

2003 Leupold & Stevens, Inc. A portion of the disclosure of this patent document contains material which is subject to copyright protection. The copyright owner has no objection to the facsimile reproduction by anyone of the patent document or the patent disclosure, as it appears in the Patent and Trademark Office patent file or records, but otherwise reserves all copyright rights whatsoever. 37 CFR 1.71(d).

FIG. 1 is a view of a reticle for a gunsight or other projectile weapon aiming device, as viewed through an eyepiece end of a riflescope or other projectile weapon aiming device; and,

FIG. 2 is a perspective view showing of an environment of use for the reticle of FIG. 1.

In FIGS. 1 and 2, the dashed lines indicate environmental features that form no part of the claimed invention. The copyright notice in FIG. 1 forms no part of the claimed invention.

Non-Patent Citations
1**D.O.D. Proprietary Data**, Drawing for Special Reticle for SSG86-10 Power Optic for Exclusive Use by Gun South, Inc., Jun 30, 1986, 1 page.
2Burris Optics, Plex Reticle and Ballistic Mil-Dot Reticle,, 3 pages (date unknown).
3Carl Zeiss, Reticles, 2 pages (date unknown).
4Elcan Optical Technologies, SpecterlR Thermal Weapon Sight, M240/M249 Machine Gun Reticle and M4 Carbene reticle, 10 pages (date unknown).
5German text on reflescopes, "Zusammenstellung Moglicher Zielfernrohr-Absehen," p. 477 (date unknown).
6Leupold & Stevens Inc., Leupold 2003 Catalog, Nov. 2002, pp. 8, 9, 25 & 30.
7Nightforce Precision Optics, Illuminated Reticles, 1 page (date unknown).
8Premier Reticles, Ltd., 2002 Pricing & Information/Catalog, Aug. 1, 2002, 21 pages.
9Premier Reticles, Ltd.,-Introducing the Next Generation Mil-dot reticle;, visited Nov. 21, 2002, 2 pages.
10Redfield Optics, LE-9 Sniper Reticle, Jul. 19, 1994, 1 page.
11Schmidt & Bender, "Rifle Scopes Built for the Demanding Needs of the Precision Sharpshooter," 3 pages (date unknown).
12Shepard Scope Ltd., Shepherd's Easy One Shot Zero, product brochure, 2 pages (date unknown).
13Simmons outdoor corporation, 2003 Catalog, pp. 9 and 11.
14Swarovski Optik advertisement, "Christmas Tree" reticle, 1 page (date unknown).
15Trijicon, Inc., Bindon Aiming Concept reticles, 5 pages (date unknown).
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US8656630Jun 9, 2011Feb 25, 2014Horus Vision LlcApparatus and method for aiming point calculation
US8707608Jul 30, 2012Apr 29, 2014Horus Vision LlcApparatus and method for calculating aiming point information
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U.S. ClassificationD22/108, D22/199