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Publication numberUSD471042 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/155,590
Publication dateMar 4, 2003
Filing dateFeb 13, 2002
Priority dateFeb 13, 2002
Also published asCA100296S
Publication number155590, 29155590, US D471042 S1, US D471042S1, US-S1-D471042, USD471042 S1, USD471042S1
InventorsBurkhard Schmitz, Claudia Plikat, Neubert Nicolai, Carola E. M. Zwick, Roland R. O. Zwick
Original AssigneeHerman Miller, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Back for a seating structure
US D471042 S1
Abstract  available in
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  1. The ornamental design for a back for a seating structure, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a back for a seating structure;

FIG. 2 is a right side view of the back shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a front view of the back shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a rear view of the back shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a left side view of the back shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a top view of the the back shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view of the back shown in FIG. 1.

Non-Patent Citations
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2"Ypsilon vitra." brochure, date unknown.
3Copy of Digital images of "Please" by Steelcase, date unknown.
4Copy of patent application Ser. No. 29/155,591 for "Task Chair" by Schmitz et al., filed Feb. 13, 2002.
5Digital image of "Cordo" by Kl÷ber, date unknown.
6Digital image of "Fluid" by allseating, date unknown.
7Digital image of "Freedom" by Humanscale, date unknown.
8Digital image of "HAG H05" by HAG, date unknown.
9Digital image of "IB Office" Seating by Bieffe, date unknown.
10Digital image of "Konca" by Kastel, date unknown.
11Digital image of "Lucy" by Vecta, date unknown.
12Digital image of "NetWeb"/Topdeq, date unknown.
13Digital image of "Open up"/Cairo, date unknown.
14Digital image of "Project 2000" by Sitag, date unknown.
15Digital image of "Vigor"/ Topdeq, date unknown.
16Digital image of "Ypsilon" by Vitra, date unknown.
17Izzydesign "Maxwell" brochure, date unknown.
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U.S. ClassificationD06/716.4, D06/366