Pill crusher

- Apothecary Products, Inc.
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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a first embodiment of a pill crusher according to our design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof, the rear view being a mirror-image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof, the left side view being a mirror-image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a bottom view thereof, the portions shown in broken lines forming no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a pill crusher, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
2602596 July 1952 Jones et al.
4209136 June 24, 1980 Linden et al.
4366930 January 4, 1983 Trombetti, Jr.
4967971 November 6, 1990 Smith
D337828 July 27, 1993 Gordon
D474378 May 13, 2003 Brandenburg
7234658 June 26, 2007 Lee
8033488 October 11, 2011 Grah
8162247 April 24, 2012 Faulker
20120286081 November 15, 2012 Delbridge et al.
Other references
  • http://www.healthspecialtiesandmore.com/Ezy-Crush-Pill-Crusher/productinfo/C68255/.
  • http://www.weiku.com/products-image/14331404/pill-crusher-sj-436C.html.
  • http://www.tech-medservices.com/oldSite/pillcutters.html.
  • Photos of pill crushers, in public use before May 11, 2012.
Patent History
Patent number: D702853
Type: Grant
Filed: May 11, 2012
Date of Patent: Apr 15, 2014
Assignee: Apothecary Products, Inc. (Burrsville, MN)
Inventors: Robert N. Priebe (Bloomington, MN), Terrance O. Noble (Burnsville, MN)
Primary Examiner: Robert M Spear
Assistant Examiner: Rhea Shields
Application Number: 29/420,703
Current U.S. Class: Mixer Or Grinder (63) (D24/220)