Folding pliers with pocket clip and symmetric jaws


FIG. 1 is an isometric view of the folding pliers with pocket clip and symmetric jaws incorporating my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a pliers jaw end elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a handle end elevational view thereof.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D368634 April 9, 1996 Frazer
D384872 October 14, 1997 Yeh
D385170 October 21, 1997 Rivera
4744272 May 17, 1988 Leatherman
4947552 August 14, 1990 Barnes
4961239 October 9, 1990 Boyd, Sr. et al.
5142721 September 1, 1992 Sessions et al.
Other references
  • Leatherman Tool Group, Inc., "The Original Leatherman PST II"--Jul. 1995.
Patent History
Patent number: D408238
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 26, 1997
Date of Patent: Apr 20, 1999
Assignee: Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. (Portland, OR)
Inventor: Benjamin C. Rivera (West Linn, OR)
Primary Examiner: Freda Nunn
Law Firm: Chernoff, Vilhauer, McClung & Stenzel, LLP
Application Number: 0/80,042
Current U.S. Class: D 8/52
International Classification: 0805;