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Publication numberUSD540408 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/259,186
Publication dateApr 10, 2007
Filing dateMay 3, 2006
Priority dateMay 3, 2006
Also published asCA117934S, USD543250
Publication number259186, 29259186, US D540408 S1, US D540408S1, US-S1-D540408, USD540408 S1, USD540408S1
InventorsRonald P. LaLiberty, Michael W. Maziarz
Original AssigneeRussell Asset Management, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US D540408 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a basketball, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a basketball showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a right elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a front right perspective view thereof.

The portions shown in broken lines are for illustrative purposes only, and form no part of the claimed design. The SPALDING logo shown in solid lines is a trademark owned by Russell Asset Management, Inc. The NBA logo shown in broken lines is a trademark owned by the National Basketball Association.

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U.S. ClassificationD21/713