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Publication numberUSD622453 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/296,686
Publication dateAug 24, 2010
Filing dateOct 25, 2007
Priority dateAug 1, 2001
Publication number29296686, 296686, US D622453 S1, US D622453S1, US-S1-D622453, USD622453 S1, USD622453S1
InventorsRick Meritt
Original AssigneeRick Meritt Investments, Ltd.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Animal feeder
US D622453 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for an animal feeder, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of one preferred embodiment of an animal feeder according to my new design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevation view of the animal feeder shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevation view of the animal feeder shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a front elevation view of the animal feeder shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevation view of the animal feeder shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view of the animal feeder shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view of the animal feeder shown in FIG. 1.

In FIGS. 1–6, the broken line particularly represents the unclaimed edge where the top surface and the side surface of the feeder container meet.

The broken line showing on the top of the feeder represents the unclaimed top surface and the unclaimed edge where that top surface and the side surface of the feeder container meet. All broken line matter shown in the drawings is not claimed.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
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8Advertisement (Rick Meritt; Outback Wildlife Feeders); The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, Jul./Aug. 2006, vol. 31, No. 4 (3pp).
9Advertisement (Rick Meritt; Outback Wildlife Feeders); The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, Sep./Oct. 2001, vol. 26, No. 5 (2pp).
10Advertisement (Rick Meritt; Outback Wildlife Feeders); The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, Sep./Oct. 2002, vol. 27, No. 5 (2pp).
11Advertisement (Rick Meritt; Outback Wildlife Feeders); The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, Sep./Oct. 2003, vol. 28, No. 5 (2pp).
12Advertisement (Rick Meritt; Outback Wildlife Feeders); The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, Sep./Oct. 2004, vol. 29, No. 5 (2pp).
13Advertisement (Rick Meritt; Outback Wildlife Feeders); The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, Sep./Oct. 2005, vol. 30, No. 5 (3pp).
14Advertisement (Rick Meritt; Outback Wildlife Feeders); The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, Sep./Oct. 2007, vol. 32, No. 5 (3pp).
15Advertisement (Sweeney Automated Feeding Systems) (2 pages, front and back) (date referenced Jan. 1-Feb. 28, 2005).
16Advertisement (Texas Wildlife Supply) (1 page), The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters Association, May/Jun. 2005 (reverse side of p. 174).
17Internet web site (American Hunter Outdoor Products) (15 pages); http://www.americanhunterfeeders.com (Feb. 24, 2005).
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19Internet web site (Boss Game Systems) (3 pages); http://www.bossgamesystems.com (Oct. 6, 2005).
20Internet web site (Mumme's Inc.) (1 page); http://www.mummesinc.com (Feb. 24, 2005).
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD30/133
Legal Events
DateCodeEventDescription
Oct 10, 2008ASAssignment
Owner name: MERCK PATENT GESELLSCHAFT, GERMANY
Free format text: ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST;ASSIGNORS:WINKLER, HOLGER;HELLMANN, GOETZ PETER;RUHL, TILMANN EBERHARD;AND OTHERS;REEL/FRAME:021664/0007
Effective date: 20080812