A diver's rescue knife including a handle with a threaded stud at the butt end, a hammer screwed onto the stud and mounting a hard pin with a sharp …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Scott E. Dixon
Agents: Fulwider Patton LLP (attorney)

The application was examined by Lee D Wilson (USPTO dept. 3727), Danny Hong


  • 1. A rescue knife conversion kit comprising: …
  • 2. The kit of claim 1 wherein: …
  • 3. The kit of claim 1 wherein: …

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Brief Description of the Drawings

FIG. 1 is a side view of a rescue knife to be converted by the kit of the present invention; FIG. 2 is a partial exploded view of the butt …



1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to rescue tools and particularly to a divers knife. 2. Description of the Prior Art First responders to maritime accidents and rescue …

Detailed Description of the Preferred Embodiments

The rescue knife window punch conversion kit of the present invention includes, generally, a fixed blade knife 21 having a blade 23 and rigid handle 25 of the type …

More details about Rescue Punch for Diver Knife

Miscellaneous patent data

9 figures depict the invention details, was examined by Lee D Wilson, the main examiner, Danny Hong, the assistant (3727 USPTO department), the invention description is illustrated by 3 drawings, the application publication date is Feb. 15, 2012, the applicant's state - CA, city - Long Beach, the known applicant's name is Dixon Scott E., the inventor's address - Long Beach, CA, the recorded inventor's name is Scott E. Dixon, the invention is named Rescue Punch for Diver Knife, the exemplary patent drawings are Side view of a rescue, Bottom perspective view, in enlarged, Rescue Punch for Diver Knife, Partial exploded view of the butt, invented by Scott E. Dixon, the grant publication number is 08495777, the recorded agent's company is Fulwider Patton LLP, particularly claims a rescue knife conversion kit comprising…, claims 1-7 comprise the invention scope, the grant date is Jul. 30, 2013 (publication date), the term of the patent was extended by 9 days, the exemplary claims include number 1, similar patents are classified under abrasive sharpening means, Handsaw, cutter, Watchmaking or Repair, Control devices for adjusting the stroke of the piston or the force or frequency of impact thereof, Removing or laying dust, Details of, or accessories for, portable power-driven percussive tools, Magnetic holders, Spade or shovel, a piston-type slide valve, the application number is 13/397,357 (U.S.), the primary classification With cutter has been designated to the document.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Attaching handles to the implements, Hand saws without power drive, Equipment for hand sawing, e.g. saw horses, Hammer, Cast-on handle, Handle constructions, Combined Cutlery or Combined With Ancillary Feature, Handles and Blade Connections, Combination or multi-purpose hand tools, With accessory and handle, with provision for withdrawing or holding nails or spikes, With cutter, Blade connections, Integral, Integral, Hand knives with adjustable blade, Pocket knives, Hand knives with fixed blades, Fixed form, Sheathed, Scout or similar sheath knives, electrically insulating material, Welded, riveted or bolted, Handle. The designated search classifications include With accessory and handle, Fixed form, Combined Cutlery or Combined With Ancillary Feature, Integral, With cutter, Handle, Hammer, Handles and Blade Connections, Sheathed, Integral.

Patent details
Publication number 08495777
Publication date Jul. 30, 2013
Kind code B1
Application number 13/397,357
Application date Feb. 15, 2012
Application type U
Application series code 13
Extension term 9
National classification 7/144
Total number of claims 7
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 3
Number of figures 9
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