Novelty (related to Prior designs)
(Conclusion) Novelty should be found. (Applicant won.)
<Prior design> ① Mounting portion of the belt connecting portion is planar, ② no pattern on the thickness portion of the outer peripheral edge portion of the glass pressing substantially circular ring-shaped portion + 8 fixing screw portions having one groove therein hexagonal screw, ③ the tornado has a substantially hexagonal prism shape, there is no slit on the circumferential surface, the upper and lower push button portions have a cylindrical shape, ④ upper and lower guard portions have a notched portion, each of which is provided with a push button portion, the guard portion is planar in front.
⇒ Clear and flat impression as a whole.
<The applied design> ① two ribs to the mounting portion of the belt connecting portion (waviness pattern), ② vertical slit pattern + 8 fixing screws on the entire surface of the thickness portion of the outer peripheral edge portion of the glass pressing substantially circular ring-shaped portion is provided with a hexagonal recess on the inside cylindrical screw, ③ tornado is substantially cylindrical, the slit is applied to the circumferential surface, the upper and lower push button portions rectangular, ④ push button portion is provided so as to protrude from the upper guard portion and the lower guard portion.
⇒ Three-dimensional impression with many irregularities as a whole.
<Writer: Hideki Takaishi (Attorney-at-law licensed in Japan and California)>