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FIG. 1 is a left side elevational view of a knife, showing my new design, the right side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a blade end view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a handle end view thereof;

FIG. 6 is fragmentary section view thereof taken on line 6--6 in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a a fragmentary section view taken on line 7--7 in FIG. 1.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D333251 February 16, 1993 Glesser
D347375 May 31, 1994 Sakai
D366408 January 23, 1996 Sessions et al.
D371288 July 2, 1996 Thompson
D373296 September 3, 1996 Thompson
5060379 October 29, 1991 Neely
5400509 March 28, 1995 Collins
5495673 March 5, 1996 Gardiner et al.
Other references
  • A.G. Russel Knife Catalog, 1996, pp. 12, 24, and 29, SOG, Gerber, and Benchmade Knives. Benchmade Knife Co., Inc. "1996-1997 Catalog," see Model 800S and Model 812S on right-hand center page of catalog (in public use at least as early as 1995).
Patent History
Patent number: D384871
Type: Grant
Filed: Aug 22, 1996
Date of Patent: Oct 14, 1997
Assignee: Benchmade Knife Co., Inc. (Oregon City, OR)
Inventor: Mark K. McWillis (Milwaukie, OR)
Primary Examiner: Philip S. Hyder
Law Firm: Chernoff, Vilhauer, McClung & Stenzel
Application Number: 0/58,770
Current U.S. Class: D 8/99
International Classification: 0803;