The present invention generally relates to a multipurpose tool for angling. In particular, the invention relates to a threading device for threading or affixing, respectively, a fishing hook to a fishing line. Furthermore, the Invention relates to a method of manufacturing the threading device for threading or affixing, respectively, a fishing hook to a fishing …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Michael Mariotti
Assignees (initial): Angelzubehor Mane UG (Garching, DE)
Agents: Steven K Martin (attorney), Altman & Martin (attorney)

The application was examined by Hadi Shakeri (USPTO dept. 3727)


  • 1. A multipurpose tool (101) of the type of a pocket knife for stunning and eviscerating …
  • 2. The multipurpose tool (101) according to claim 1 , wherein the weight of the multipurpose …
  • 3. The multipurpose tool (101) according to claim 1 , wherein the stunning tool (106) …

International priority data

DE: 10 2011 085 779 / Nov. 4, 2011 (national)
DE: 10 2011 007 909 / Apr. 21, 2011 (national)
DE: 10 2011 076 288 / May. 23, 2011 (national)

Cited documents


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Brief Description of the Drawings

These and other objects of the invention, as well as many of the intended advantages thereof will become more readily apparent when reference is made to the following description taken …


Field of Invention

The present invention generally relates to a multipurpose tool for fishing. In particular, the invention is concerned with a threading device for threading or affixing, respectively, a fishing hook to a fishing …

Detailed Description of the Preferred Embodiments

FIG. 1 depicts a schematic side view of the threading device (1) according to the invention. In the preferred embodiment, the handle (2) is arranged longitudinally with an anterior (3) and posterior …

List of Reference Signs

1 threading device (1) for a hook 2 handle 3 anterior end of the handle 4 posterior end of the handle 5 insert 6 first recess 7 entrance aperture of the first …

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Miscellaneous patent data

9 claims comprise the protection scope, categorized under Fishing as a primary classification, the assignee is a foreign company or corporation, the grant number is 08863339, the recorded inventor's name is Mariotti Michael, was examined by 3727 USPTO department, the examiner - Hadi Shakeri, the invention is named Multipurpose Tool, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, the recorded agent - Altman & Martin, the application was published on Apr. 20, 2012, similar patents are classified under Handsaw, automatic hook setting, Crowbar or Prybar, Automobile Repair or Maintenance, removing fish-hooks from the fish, Fishing lines, Devices for spreading or positioning, e.g. control thereof, Drawn fishing nets, Mutilating Eraser Combined With Burnisher, Shear, the exemplary patent drawings are schematic side view of the threading, partial view of the anterior, Multipurpose Tool, schematic side view of the threading, the patent particularly claims a multipurpose tool (101) of the type of a pocket knife for stunning…, illustrated by 13 drawings, the invention details are shown in 13 figures, the application number is 14/112,950 (U.S.), the patent was granted on Oct. 21, 2014, invented by Michael Mariotti, located in Garching (DE), the assignee company is Angelzubehor Mane UG, the known applicant's name is Mariotti Michael.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Pocketknife Type, Accessories for angling, With cutter, Hand knives combined with other implements, e.g. with corkscrew, with scissors, with writing implement, for poultry or fish, e.g. slaughtering pliers, slaughtering shears, for connecting lines to hooks or lures, Slaughtering tools, Slaughtering knives, Combination or multi-purpose hand tools, Fishing. The designated search classifications include Slaughtering tools, Slaughtering knives, wherein the elements are brought into working position by a pivoting or sliding movement, Cutter Combined With Other Tool or Tools, with pivoted blade, flexible, With cutter, for removing fish-hooks from the fish, Pliers provided with auxiliary tool elements, e.g. cutting edges, nail extractors, With tool pivoted to plier, Supports for rods, for connecting lines to hooks or lures, with interchangeable or adjustable tool elements, Fishing, With hammer.

Patent details
Publication number 08863339
Publication date Oct. 21, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 14/112,950
Application date Apr. 20, 2012
Application type U
Application series code 14
Int. pub. country WO
Int. pub. number WO2012/143538
Int. publication Oct. 26, 2012
Int. filing country WO
Int. filing PCT/EP2012/057327
Filed internationally Apr. 20, 2012
National stage date Nov. 6, 2013
National classification 7/106
Total number of claims 9
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 13
Number of figures 13
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