Sorter for a copying machine
United States Patent D329454

Sugihara, Shinichi (Osaka, JP)
Sai, Akishige (Hyogo, JP)
Hiraoka, Shigeo (Osaka, JP)
Yamada, Kunio (Osaka, JP)
Fujita, Eiji (Tochigi, JP)
Moriwaki, Masahiko (Tochigi, JP)
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Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (Osaka, JP)
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Field of Search:
D18/36-40, D18/46-49, D14/110-114, 271/278, 271/287, 271/293, 355/322, 355/323
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US Patent References:
D310843Sorter for copying machineSeptember, 1990Kosak et al.D18/48
D308987Paper sorter for a copy machineJuly, 1990Matsui et al.D18/48
4878660SorterNovember, 1989IrieD18/48
4830357Sorting machineMay, 1989Goto et al.D18/48
D299832Sorter attachment for copying machineFebruary, 1989HaraD18/48
D286409SorterOctober, 1986Kosako et al.D18/48

Other References:
"Panasonic Office Automation (EP-1570)" catalog, published in Nov. of 1988.
"Panasonic Copier Accessories" catalog, published in Nov. of 1981.
Primary Examiner:
Walsh, Donald P.
Assistant Examiner:
Veynar, Caron D.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Sughrue, Mion, Zinn, Macpeak & Seas
1. The ornamental design for a sorter for a copying machine, as shown anddescribed.


FIG. 1 is a front, top and right side perspective view of a sorter for a copying machine showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a right side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a perspective view thereof, the broken line showing of a copying machine is environmental only and forms no part of the claimed design.