Sponge brush

- Empire Brushes, Inc.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a sponge brush showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side being a mirror image;

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

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D315989 April 9, 1991 Levien
D345653 April 5, 1994 Joyner et al.
1989921 February 1935 Goddard
2679064 May 1954 Palma, Jr. et al.
4199835 April 29, 1980 Heyer et al.
Foreign Patent Documents
657460 September 1951 GBX
Patent History
Patent number: D353940
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 7, 1993
Date of Patent: Jan 3, 1995
Assignee: Empire Brushes, Inc. (Greenville, NC)
Inventors: David B. Joyner (Winterville, NC), Paul A. Ricciarelli (Ayden, NC)
Primary Examiner: Wallace R. Burke
Assistant Examiner: Lavone D. Tabor
Law Firm: Kirschstein, Ottinger Israel & Schiffmiller
Application Number: 0/12,629