US 9,809,051 B2
Transparent template and positioning device with overlapping lines forming a halo effect
Elmer J. Norgard, Bellingham, WA (US)
Assigned to Rulersmith IP, Inc., Shoreline, WA (US)
Filed by Rulersmith IP, Inc., Shoreline, WA (US)
Filed on Feb. 12, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/43,139.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/117,337, filed on Feb. 17, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0238363 A1, Aug. 18, 2016
Int. Cl. G01B 3/14 (2006.01); B43L 13/20 (2006.01); G01B 3/00 (2006.01); B25H 7/02 (2006.01)
CPC B43L 13/201 (2013.01) [B25H 7/02 (2013.01); G01B 3/006 (2013.01)] 22 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A device, comprising:
a substrate having first and second opposing sides and formed of a material that enables viewing through the substrate;
a composite line on one of the first and second opposing sides, the composite line including:
an opaque line;
a first translucent line of a first color and at least partially surrounding without overlapping or touching the opaque line, and forming a space between the opaque line and the first translucent line; and
a second translucent line that at least partially overlaps the first translucent line and the space to create a visually perceptible third translucent line that enhances the visibility of the opaque line.