Folded multipurpose tool
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FIG. 1 is an isometric view from the upper right front of a folded multipurpose tool showing my new design;
FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view of the folded multipurpose tool shown in FIG. 1, the left side elevational view thereof being a mirror image of this view;
FIG. 3 is a top plan view of the folded multipurpose tool shown in FIGS. 1 and 2, the bottom plan view thereof being a mirror image of this view;
FIG. 4 is a rear end elevational view of the folded multipurpose tool shown in FIGS. 1-3;
FIG. 5 is a front end elevational view thereof.
FIG. 6 is an isometric view similar to that of FIG. 1 of the folded multipurpose tool shown in FIGS. 1-5, wherein the broken-line depiction of rivet heads is included merely for illustrative purposes and forms no part of the claimed design.
The ornamental design for a folded multipurpose tool, as shown and described.
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Filed: Jan 30, 2002
Date of Patent: Feb 11, 2003
Assignee: Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. (Portland, OR)
Inventor: Benjamin C. Rivera (West Linn, OR)
Primary Examiner: Alan P. Douglas
Assistant Examiner: Clare E. Heflin
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Chernoff, Vilhauer, McClung & Stenzel, LLP
Application Number: 29/155,099
International Classification: 0805;