Plane scratch brush handle


FIG. 1 is a side elevation view of one side of the plane scratch brush handle showing our new design, the opposite side being a mirror image;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is an end elevation view from the left end of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 5 is an end elevation view from the right end of FIG. 1.

The broken line showing of brush bristles in FIGS. 1, 2 and 5 is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D27658 September 1897 Jezuit
D188337 July 1960 Cowley et al.
D266458 October 12, 1982 Gonsalves
3284898 November 1966 Hopkins
Foreign Patent Documents
9399 1907 GBX
Other references
  • Packaging showing a prior art "Handi Scratch.TM." brush made by Empire Brushes, Inc., Greenville, N.C. (2 pages) .COPYRGT.1990.
Patent History
Patent number: D360988
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 1, 1993
Date of Patent: Aug 8, 1995
Assignee: The Wooster Brush Company (Wooster, OH)
Inventors: Fred H. Laubach, III (Wooster, OH), Gordon F. Musch (West Salem, OH), Bruce Bochnak (Wooster, OH), Thomas G. Purdy (Orrville, OH), William P. Camp, Jr. (Millersburg, OH)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Assistant Examiner: Lavone D. Tabor
Law Firm: Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar
Application Number: 0/10,209
Current U.S. Class: D/4138; D/4129; D 8/90