FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a binder showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1, the rear view being substantially a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a view taken along line 3--3 of FIG. 2, showing detail of the ornamental border of the front face of the binder, the same border appearing on the rear face also;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view taken from the bottom of the binder as shown in FIG. 2, the top view being substantially a mirror image thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is an enlarged view with reference to the circled portion of FIG. 4, showing further detail of the hinge.

The right side not shown is unornamented.

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U.S. Patent Documents
D400578 November 3, 1998 Takemura
2133069 October 1938 Williamson
2772427 December 1956 Rankin
3453060 July 1969 Caudle
4890728 January 2, 1990 Grimsley
Patent History
Patent number: D413922
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 9, 1997
Date of Patent: Sep 14, 1999
Inventor: Edgar G. Thomas (Mississauga, Ontario)
Primary Examiner: Martie K. Holtje
Law Firm: Oldham & Oldham Co., L.P.A.
Application Number: 0/76,453