Toothbrush handle

- Gillette Canada Inc.

FIG. 1 is a top, front and right side perspective view of a toothbrush handle showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a reduced top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof where the left side view is a mirror image (unclaimed environmental structure being shown in broken lines);

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken lines showing the toothbrush bristle structure are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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  • Sample of "Ortho" brush, manufactured and sold by Oral-B Laboratories, Redwood City, CA (1989).
Patent History
Patent number: D347736
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 2, 1992
Date of Patent: Jun 14, 1994
Assignee: Gillette Canada Inc. (Kirkland)
Inventors: Peter Schneider (Konigstein), Juergen Greubel (Heidenrod)
Primary Examiner: Wallace R. Burke
Assistant Examiner: Lavone D. Tabor
Application Number: 0/1,062
Current U.S. Class: D/4104