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Publication numberUSD434940 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/119,618
Publication dateDec 12, 2000
Filing dateFeb 25, 2000
Publication number119618, 29119618, US D434940 S, US D434940S, US-S-D434940, USD434940 S, USD434940S
InventorsLorens G. Hlava, Gary A. Klein, Lori D. Baker
Original AssigneeThe Holmes Group
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Slow cooker
US D434940 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a slow cooker, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a slow cooker showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a left side view thereof.

The broken line showings in FIGS. 1-7 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
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2Black & Decker Handy Steamer operating manual and cookbook; published in 1991, pp. 1-7.
3Contempra Table Toppers manual and cookbook.
4Hamilton Beach Vegetable Steamer/Rice Cooker operating manual; published in Feb. 1993, pp. 1, 6.
5Hitachi Models RD3031, RD405F, RZ1540L/8 & RZ1840L/10 specifications.
6Hitachi, ChimeOmatic Models RD5083 & RD6103 specifications.
7House & Home Electric Steamer & Rice Cooker packaging exterior.
8Moulinex Steam Cooker operating manual and warranty booklet; believed published in 1993, pp. 1-5.
9Nesco Steam Cuisine operating manual and cookbook; published in 1991, pp. 1-4.
10Rival Automatic Steamer and Rice Cooker operating manual and cookbook; published in 1985, pp. 1-3.
11Singer Lo-Cal Cooker operating manual and cookbook; no date avail. pp. 1, 5, and 26.
12Steam Cuisine operating manual and cookbook.
13Steamer packaging exterior, no date.
14West Bend Electric Steamer/Rice Cooker advertisement; believed publihsed in 1992.
15West Bend Electric Steamer/Rice Cooker operating manual and cookbook; published in Dec. 1992, pp. 1, 3-5.
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U.S. ClassificationD07/354