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Publication numberUSD437406 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/109,141
Publication dateFeb 6, 2001
Filing dateAug 10, 1999
Priority dateAug 10, 1999
Also published asUSD450380
Publication number109141, 29109141, US D437406 S1, US D437406S1, US-S1-D437406, USD437406 S1, USD437406S1
InventorsThomas C. Frampton
Original AssigneeFanimation Design & Manufacturing, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Fan blade
US D437406 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a fan blade, as shown.

FIG. 1 is to top plan view of a fan blade showing my design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom view of the design shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is an elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1 viewed from the left of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is an elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1 viewed from the right of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is an elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1 viewed from the top of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is an elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1 viewed from the bottom of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a top perspective of the design shown in FIG. 1.

Non-Patent Citations
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4Clem Labine's Traditional Building, "A Fan-tastic Ceiling Accessory," magazine article, Nov./Dec. 1997, USA.
5Fanimation, "Unique Ceiling, Wall & Floor Mounted Fans," catalog, Jan. 1990, USA.
6Friedes Associates, "1997 Hudson River Showhouse, New York," promotional piece, specific date unknown, USA.
7Gumps Mail Interiors, Plantation Ceiling Fan, catalog, Jul. 1998, USA.
8Metropolitan Home, "Three-Leaf Palm Fan by Fanimation," magazine article, Jul./Aug. 1998, USA.
9Photograph, author unknown, circa 1905, White Rabbit Saloon, Tennessee.
10Photograph—author unknown, Dec. 3, 1995, Raffles Hotel, Singapore.
11The Sharper Image Home Collection, Plantation Ceiling Fan, catalog Summer 1998, USA.
12Winnower Fan Co. Inc. Adv. Brochure, p. 20, Ceiling Fan , top of page.
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U.S. ClassificationD23/413, D23/377