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Publication numberUSD372975 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/030,681
Publication dateAug 20, 1996
Filing dateNov 4, 1994
Publication number030681, 29030681, US D372975 S, US D372975S, US-S-D372975, USD372975 S, USD372975S
InventorsBrenda J. Meyers, Donald W. Herritz, Jean L. Johansen, William B. Hudson, Jr., Randall P. Bell, Gary F. Prokop, James F. Caruso, James L. Allen
Original AssigneeGerber Products Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Electric breast pump
US D372975 S
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  1. The ornamental design for the electric breast pump, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of the electric breast pump showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view of the electric breast pump shown in FIG. 1, the right side being a mirror image of the left side;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view of the electic breast pump shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view of the electric breast pump shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a top elevational view of the electric breast pump shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom elevational view of the electric breast pump shown in FIG. 1.

The broken line showing of the funnel and bottle in the FIGS. 1 through 6 is for illustrated purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
1Exhibit A is a copy of packaging for the "Evenflo Soft-Touch Ultra" breast pump, published by Evenflo Products Company, Ravenna, Ohio, copyright 1988. The product is configured for use with a battery, but includes a DC V3 jack and is then adapted for use with an AC/DC transformer. An adapter is provided that includes a section to support a funnel, a section to threadingly engage a bottle, and an upper end configured to engage a suction port.
2Exhibit B discloses photographs of the "Evenflo Soft-Tooth Ultra" breast pump manufactured by Evenflo Products Company, Ravenna, Ohio, which is the product shown in Exhibit A.
3Exhibit C is a document entitled "User's Guide-Electric Breast Pump Kit" published by Gerber, the assignee of the present application, more than one year prior to the filing of the present application, and discloses a prior art electric breat pump.
4Exhibit D is a photograph disclosing a prior art straight-walled funnel.
5Exhibit E includes photographs of a non-operating foam model of a breast pump.
6Exhibit F is a photograph of a funnel for a breast pump.
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U.S. ClassificationD24/109