Animal prod handle

- Neogen Corporation
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Description

FIG. 1 is a left side perspective view of an animal prod handle showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is an enlarged fragmentary view of the front thereof, showing the trigger assembly;

FIG. 4 is a bottom end view;

FIG. 5 is a top end view;

FIG. 6 is a top perspective view;

FIG. 7 is a front perspective view drawn to a reduced scale; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom right perspective view of FIG. 7.

The structural elements in depicted by broken lines in FIGS. 4 through 8 have been shown for the purpose of illustrating portions of the claimed animal prod handle that form no part of the claimed design.

The shaft and tip of the animal prod depicted by broken lines in FIGS. 7 and 8 has been shown for the purpose of illustrating environment that forms no part of the claimed design.

Claims

The ornamental design for an animal prod handle, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited

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Other references

  • Red Handle, Miller Hot-Shot Brand Animal Prod Handle, www.miller-mfg.com/page/1/Product-Detail.jsp?groupId=728&prodId=69534. This website screen shot was publicly available prior to to Applicant's filing date, but its actual publication date is not known.
  • Image of Miller Hot-Shot Dura Prod Animal Prod Handle. This image was publicly availabe prior to Applicant's filing date, but its actual publication date is not known.
  • Image of Gallagher brand Animal Prod Handle. This image was publicly available prior to Applicant's filing date, but its actual publication date is not known.
  • Image of Springer Magrath brand Animal Prod Handle. This image was publicly available prior to Applicant's filing date, but its actual publication date is not known.

Patent History

Patent number: D715502
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 28, 2011
Date of Patent: Oct 14, 2014
Assignee: Neogen Corporation (Lansing, MI)
Inventors: Daniel Klein (Polk County, IA), Ying Haiwen (Ningbo)
Primary Examiner: Martie K Holtje
Application Number: 29/409,719

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: Whip Or Prod (D30/156)