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Publication numberUSD616419 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/340,741
Publication dateMay 25, 2010
Filing dateJul 24, 2009
Priority dateSep 29, 2008
Also published asUSD605629, USD613267
Publication number29340741, 340741, US D616419 S1, US D616419S1, US-S1-D616419, USD616419 S1, USD616419S1
InventorsHenry J. Suwalski, Andres D. Viduya, Lonnie Pogue
Original AssigneeVocollect, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US D616419 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a headset, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a headset showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken lines are for illustrative purposes only, and form no part of the claimed design.

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