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Publication numberUSD397555 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/049,168
Publication dateSep 1, 1998
Filing dateJan 19, 1996
Publication number049168, 29049168, US D397555 S, US D397555S, US-S-D397555, USD397555 S, USD397555S
InventorsSusan K. Nestegard, James E. Lasch
Original AssigneeMinnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Striped surface pattern for retroreflective sheeting
US D397555 S
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a striped surface pattern for retroreflective sheeting, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a striped surface pattern for retroreflective sheeting, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is an enlarged fragmentary top plan view thereof.

The broken lines in the drawings depict the boundaries of the retroreflective sheeting and form no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1A sample labeled "S1" of retroreflective sheeting believed to be offered for sale by Reflexite Corp. before Jan. 19, 1995.
2A sample labeled "S2" of retroreflective sheeting believed to be offered for sale by Stimsonite Corp. before Jan. 19, 1995.
3A sample labeled "S3" of retroreflective sheeting believed to be offered for sale by Stimsonite Corp. before Jan. 19, 1995.
4A sample labeled "S4" of retroreflective sheeting believed to be offered for sale by 3M Company before Jan. 19, 1995.
5Copending application Ser. No. 08/587,719, filed Jan. 19, 1996.
6Finster, Schmidt-Clausen, "Optimum Identification of Trucks for Real Traffic Situations", Report on Research Proj. 1.9103 of the Fed. Hwys. Agency, Apr. 1992.
7Japanese Design Patent Application No. 50-29534, filed Jul. 15, 1975, Applicant Myodo Kinzoku K.K. (including English translation thereof).
8Leighton, J. et al., "RF Welding of PVC and Other Thermoplastic Compounds," ANTEC, 1992, pp. 724-728.
9Priola, A., et al., Proceedings of the XIII International Conference in Organic Coatings Science and Technology, Athens, Greece, Jul. 7-11, 1987, pp. 308-18.
10Technical Report No. 9077 of Reflexite Retroreflective Sheeting Product.
11Technical Report No. 9078 of Reflexite Super Bright Brand Reflective Fabric.
12Yoder, P.R. Jr., "Study of Light Deviation Errors in Triple Mirrors and Tetrahedral Prisms," J. Optical Soc. of America, vol. 48, No. 7, Jul. 1959, pp. 496-499.
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US6325515Apr 13, 2000Dec 4, 20013M Innovative Properties CompanyCube corner retroreflective article with enhanced pigmentation
US6376045May 24, 1999Apr 23, 2002Tyco Adhesives LpHand tearable patterned retroreflective material
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD05/99, D05/7, D05/60