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Publication numberUSD436164 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/110,963
Publication dateJan 9, 2001
Filing dateSep 17, 1999
Publication number110963, 29110963, US D436164 S1, US D436164S1, US-S1-D436164, USD436164 S1, USD436164S1
InventorsFloyd L. Foslien
Original Assignee3M Innovative Properties Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US D436164 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for an earplug, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 illustrates an isometric view of the design for the earplug.

FIG. 2 illustrates a side view thereof, all other side views displaying the same image thereof.

FIG. 3 illustrates a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 illustrates a top view thereof.

The broken lines shown in the drawing are only provided to illustrate the environment of the design.

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U.S. ClassificationD24/106