FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a joystick showing our new design, shown in it's environmental use; the broken lines showing of elements are for illustrative purpose only and forms no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of a joystick, showing our new design;

FIG. 3 is a left view of the joystick;

FIG. 4 is a rear view of the joystick;

FIG. 5 is a front side view of the joystick;

FIG. 6 is a right side view of the joystick;

FIG. 7 is a top view of the joystick; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view of the joystick.

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Patent History
Patent number: D413590
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 13, 1998
Date of Patent: Sep 7, 1999
Assignee: Komatsu America International Company (Vernon Hills, IL)
Inventors: Caryn M. Altmann (Buffalo Grove, IL), Thomas M. Cameron (Waukegan, IL), Eugene J. Golec (Mt. Prospect, IL), Jeffrey E. Hallgren (Menasha, WI), Hadyn H. Kerner (Ingleside, IL)
Primary Examiner: Prabhakar Deshmukh
Attorney: Edward G. Fiorito
Application Number: 0/96,482
Current U.S. Class: D14/1175; D14/1176
International Classification: 2101;