Patent Number: 8,819,942

Title: Spring back safety and film cutter

Abstract: A cutter apparatus includes a housing shaped to be hand-held, a slider configured to support a front blade, the slider being mechanically coupled to the housing and configured to be moved longitudinally along the housing, and a blade guard mechanically coupled to the housing and configured to be extended and retracted adjacent to the front end of the housing, wherein the slider and the blade guard are configured to move in tandem.

Inventors: Chung; Yen-Chao (Taipei, TW), Garavaglia; Joe (Newport Beach, CA), Kanemoto; Glen (Costa Mesa, CA), Gropl; Markus (Huntington Beach, CA), Puglisi; Dave (Fountain Valley, CA), Marinovich; Mark (Rancho Santa Fe, CA)

Assignee: Pacific Handy Cutter, Inc.

International Classification: B26B 1/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018