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TOPIC: In this example, you will search for design patent number D426073, granted June 6, 2000. The format of a U.S. design patent consists of the letter D followed by a 1-6 digit publication number. You will be searching U.S. Patents Fulltext (File 654) to obtain the fulltext and image.
- In the United States, the patent laws provide for the granting of a design patent to any person who has invented any new and nonobvious ornamental design for an article of manufacture. The design patent protects only the appearance of an article, but not its structural or functional features.
- U.S. design patents are covered in CLAIMS®/US
Patents (File 340), CLAIMS®/Current
Patent Legal Status (File 123), U.S. Patents Fulltext (Files 654,652) and INPADOC (File 345, 2001-present only).
Note: Industrial design patents issued by non-U.S. countries are NOT covered in any Dialog files.
EXPAND PN=US D426073
1. BEGIN 654, U.S. Patents Fulltext, to see the fulltext and image of the design patent.
2. EXPAND using the 2-digit prefix (PN=), the 2-digit country code, D for design patent, and the 1-6-digit patent number.
Note: Include the "D" when searching in the U.S. files, but drop the D when searching the number in INPADOC.
[File 654] US Pat.Full. 1976-2006/May 11
(c) Format only 2006 Dialog. All rights reserved.
?e pn=us d426073
Ref Items Index-term
E1 1 PN=US D426071
E2 1 PN=US D426072
E3 1 *PN=US D426073
E4 1 PN=US D426074
E5 1 PN=US D426075
E6 1 PN=US D426076
E7 1 PN=US D426077
E8 1 PN=US D426078
E9 1 PN=US D426079
E10 1 PN=US D426080
E11 1 PN=US D426081
E12 1 PN=US D426082
Enter P or PAGE for more
S1 1 PN='US D426073'
2. TYPE the record using Format 19 to see the fulltext and image.
DIALOG(R)File 654:US Pat.Full.
(c) Format only 2006 Dialog. All rts. reserv.
4328961 **IMAGE Available
D/ Cat figurine photograph holder
Inventor: Leon, Ernesto Alberto, Alhambra, CA
Assignee: CBS Designs, Inc.(02), Framingham, MA
CBS Designs Inc
Examiner: Seeger, Janice E. (Art Unit: 293)
Law Firm: Nields, Lemack & Dingman
Combined Principal Attorneys: Dingman, Brian M.
Publication Application Filing
Number Kind Date Number Date
------------- -- ------- ------------ --------
Main Patent US D426073 S 20000606 US 99110982 19990916
Patent Term: 14 years
Current US Classification (Main): D06304000
US Classification on document (Main): D06304
Examiner Field of Search (US): D67300; D67314; D20030;
D11134; D11158; D21611; 040700; 040711; 040714;
040716; 040735; 040745; 040765; 040766; 040780;
International Classification (Edition 1): 0607
Cited US Patents:
Date Main US
Patent Number YYYYMM Class Inventor
-------------- ------ ----------- -----------
US D062176 192304 D21617 Webb
US D087145 193206 D21617 Camp
Cited non-Patent References by Examiner:
Exposures holiday 1994, p. 32, #H at right.
Fulltext Word Count: 13
Number of Claims: 1
Exemplary or Independent Claim Number(s): 1
Number of Drawing Sheets: 2
Number of Figures: 6
Number of US cited patent references: 2
Number of non-patent cited references: 1
Format 19 provides the image for the patent.
|Note the description of the drawings and the design claim.
Description of the Drawings:
FIG. 1 is a right side elevational view of a cat figurine photograph holder in accordance with my new design;
FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view thereof;
FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;
FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;
FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof; and,
FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof.
DESIGN CLAIM: The ornamental design for a cat figurine photograph holder, as shown and described.
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