Handle for an implement

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FIG. 1 is a top, front, right side isometric view of a handle for an implement, showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top view of the handle for an implement;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view of the handle for an implement;

FIG. 4 is a right side view of the handle for an implement, the left side view being the mirror image thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear end view of the handle for an implement; and,

FIG. 6 is a front end view of the handle for an implement.

The broken line structure shown at the front end of the handle is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a handle for an implement, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D373904 September 24, 1996 Vanderhoef et al.
D411077 June 15, 1999 Kwok
D411780 July 6, 1999 Muller
D432354 October 24, 2000 Wagner
D474896 May 27, 2003 Riddell
Foreign Patent Documents
0480799 April 1992 EP
Other references
  • Pages HC-1 and HC-2 of a catalog from Hayco Manufacturing Ltd., © 2002, showing brushes sold more than one year prior to the filling date of the subject application.
Patent History
Patent number: D482874
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 29, 2002
Date of Patent: Dec 2, 2003
Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company (St. Paul, MN)
Inventor: Perry S. Dotterman (Maplewood, MN)
Primary Examiner: Joel Sincavage
Assistant Examiner: Lavone D. Tabor
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: William L. Huebsch
Application Number: 29/164,671
Current U.S. Class: D4/138
International Classification: 0401;