Folding knife

- Mentor Group, LLC


FIG. 1 is an isometric view from the upper right front of a folding knife, showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side elevational view being a mirror image of this view;

FIG. 3 is a top plan, or back, view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan, or edge, view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear, or handle, end elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a front, or blade, end elevational view thereof.

Referenced Cited

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Other references

  • Fighting Knifes magazine, p. 7, Benchmade knives, May 1996. Fighting Knives magazine, p. 19, Elishewitz knife, May 1996. Fighting Knives magazine, p. 39, Elisehewitz and Crawford knives, May 1996.

Patent History

Patent number: D422479
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 9, 1999
Date of Patent: Apr 11, 2000
Assignee: Mentor Group, LLC (Oregon City, OR)
Inventor: Melvin M. Pardue (Repton, AL)
Primary Examiner: Philip S. Hyder
Law Firm: Chernoff, Vilhauer, McClung & Stenzel, LLP
Application Number: 0/106,220


Current U.S. Class: D 8/99
International Classification: 0803;