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Publication numberUSD386023 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/059,588
Publication dateNov 11, 1997
Filing dateSep 13, 1996
Publication number059588, 29059588, US D386023 S, US D386023S, US-S-D386023, USD386023 S, USD386023S
InventorsWilliam E. Stumpf, Rodney C. Schoenfelder, Donald Chadwick, Carolyn Keller
Original AssigneeHerman Miller, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Seat and back unit for a chair
US D386023 S
Abstract  available in
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  1. The ornamental design for a seat and back unit for a chair, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a seat and back unit for a chair;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken line showing of a tubular frame and armrests in all figures is for environmental purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
1Blueprint, Oct., 1994.
2Industrial Design, Jun., 1983, p. 23.
3Interiors, Aug., 1981, p. 21.
4Interiors, Dec., 1978, p. 48.
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U.S. ClassificationD06/716, D06/372, D06/369