Flame earplug

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FIG. 1 is a rear, side perspective view of a flame earplug, showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a first side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a second side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a third side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a fourth side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a front elevational view thereof.


The ornamental design for a flame earplug, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

D349571 August 9, 1994 Merritt
6105715 August 22, 2000 Knauer
6364052 April 2, 2002 McLean

Other references

  • Lab Safety Supply Catalog 2000 “SparkPlugs” p. 72 upper left corner.

Patent History

Patent number: D480136
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 22, 2002
Date of Patent: Sep 30, 2003
Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation (Newark, DE)
Inventors: Brian Myers (Indianapolis, IN), Kenneth F. Teeters (Zionsville, IN)
Primary Examiner: Ian Simmons
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Cantor Colburn LLP
Application Number: 29/159,479


Current U.S. Class: Ear Plug Or Nose Clip (D24/106)
International Classification: 2404;