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Publication numberUSD640916 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/345,217
Publication dateJul 5, 2011
Filing dateOct 12, 2009
Priority dateOct 12, 2009
Publication number29345217, 345217, US D640916 S1, US D640916S1, US-S1-D640916, USD640916 S1, USD640916S1
InventorsStanley K. Sias
Original AssigneeSimpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Retrofitable valley truss clip
US D640916 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a retrofitable valley truss clip, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the bent retrofitable valley truss clip showing my design.

FIG. 2 is a top plan view of the bent retrofitable valley truss clip showing my design.

FIG. 3 is a right side elevation view of the bent retrofitable valley truss clip showing my design.

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the bent retrofitable valley truss clip showing my design.

FIG. 5 is a left side elevation view of the bent retrofitable valley truss clip showing my design.

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of the unbent retrofitable valley truss clip showing my design.

FIG. 7 is a top plan view of the unbent retrofitable valley truss clip showing my design.

FIG. 8 is a right side elevation view of the unbent retrofitable valley truss clip showing my design.

FIG. 9 is a bottom plan view of the unbent retrofitable valley truss clip showing my design; and,

FIG. 10 is a left side elevation view of the unbent retrofitable valley truss clip showing my design.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
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2Kevin F. Dill, "Declaration of Kevin Dill Regarding Prior Art and Possible Statutory Bars, " Total of 5 pp., Mar. 12, 2004.
3Rob Thallon, Graphic Guide to Frame Construction, Details for Builders and Designers, Sep. 1991, Title and End Covers, pp. 129 and 150, The Taunton Press, Newtown Connecticut.
4Simpson Catalog No. 67H1 Strong-Tie Joist Hangers and Framing Connectors. Pages 1, 10 & 11. Dec. 1966 Simpson Company, San Leandro, California.
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8Simpson Company Rough Carpentry 6, Sep. 1979, Strong-Tie Connectors . . . Code Approved Industry Preferred Catalog #80H-1 1980, pp. 1 and 13, Simpson Company, San Leandro, California.
9Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors, Do-It-Yourself Construction Connectors, Catalog CDIY96, Jun. 19, 1996, pp. 1 and 5, Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc., San Leandro, California.
10Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors, Product Use Guide for Simpler, Stronger, Safer Construction, Catalog C-RPC87, pp. 1 and 12, Jan. 1987Simpson Company, San Leandro, California.
11Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors, Wood Construction Connectors, No-Equal Structural Connectors, Catalog C-2000, Jan. 1, 2000, pp. 11, 12, 23, 24, 29, 31, 32, 34,35, 37, 49, 58, 61, 62, 85, 86, 89, 91, 97, 106, 108, 114, 116, 117, Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc. Pleasanton, California.
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD08/382