- Tokai Corporation

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a lighter showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the lighter with its cover opened;

FIG. 3 is a right side view of the lighter;

FIG. 4 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof with its cover opened;

FIG. 6 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 9 is a plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 10 is a plan view thereof with its cover opened.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D231794 June 1974 Goto
D233529 November 1974 Moriya
D334080 March 16, 1993 Miyamoto
3734680 May 1973 Maruyama
Foreign Patent Documents
781353 November 1989 JPX
Other references
  • Jeweler's Circular Keystone Sep. 1974, p. 47, lighter, item A at left of page. Jeweler's Circular Keystone Mar. 1976, p. 119 lighter in middle of page--standing upright. Gifts & Decorative Accessories, Aug. 1981, p. 46, lighter, Item A in middle of page.
Patent History
Patent number: D348538
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 14, 1993
Date of Patent: Jul 5, 1994
Assignee: Tokai Corporation (Kanagawa)
Inventor: Isao Inoue (Shizuoka)
Primary Examiner: Wallace R. Burke
Assistant Examiner: H. Baynham
Law Firm: Brumbaugh, Graves, Donohue & Raymond
Application Number: 0/9,471