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Publication numberUSD380173 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/042,001
Publication dateJun 24, 1997
Filing dateJul 28, 1995
Publication number042001, 29042001, US D380173 S, US D380173S, US-S-D380173, USD380173 S, USD380173S
InventorsDonald E. Weder
Original AssigneeSouthpac Trust International, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Flower pot cover
US D380173 S
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a flower pot cover, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of my new flower pot cover design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a side elevational view thereof, all sides being identical;

FIG. 5 is a side elevational view of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being the angle of the skirt; and,

FIG. 6 is a side elevational view of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being the angle of the skirt.

The flower pot cover has no substantial thickness.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Exhibit A. Curtis Wagner Co., Inc., Houston, Texas. Shows thick, stiff shiny red plastic pot cover with large scalloped border. (Photograph) Date unknown.
2Exhibit B. Jacobson Pot Cover Company of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Advertising literature. Date of first use unknown.
3Exhibit C. Photograph of pot cover, manufacturer unknown, but very similar to C21 on Exhibit B (Jacobson literature). Date unknown.
4Exhibit D. Photocopy of photo of pot cover ("Platinum Pot Dresser") made by John Raisen Corp., San Francisco, California. Date of first use unknown.
5Exhibit E. Photograph of 2-part pot cover system made by Floral Decor, subsidiary of John Henry Co., Lansing, Michigan. Date unknown.
6Exhibit F. Photo of pot cover made by a Holland company (K.P.I.). Date of first public use believed to be late 1984.
7Exhibit G. "The Glass of Frederick Carder", copyright 1971 by P.V. Gardner, showing various styles of glass basket-like vases or containers.
8Exhibit H. "Speed Cover®" brochure, published in 1983 by Applicants, showing various pot covers for sale.
9Exhibit I. "Speed Cover®" brochure, published in 1983 by Applicants, showing various pot covers for sale.
10Exhibit J. Item published in 1936 by Gellman Bros., Minneapolis, Minnesota. Shows an assortment of paper hats.
11Exhibit K. Photo of various other flower pot wrappings, sold in rolls or sheets and used in the floral industry for years. Date unknown.
12Exhibit L. Photo of pot cover made of woven straw-like material. Date unknown.
13Exhibit M. Photo of basket-type pot cover used in the floral industry. Date unknown.
14Exhibit N. "Speed Cover®" brochure, published in 1984 by Applicants, showing various pot covers for sale.
15Exhibit O. Speed Cover® Brochure--The Simple Solution . . . , ©1989.
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD11/164