Title:
Toaster
United States Patent D413040
Inventors:
Lawrence, Donald M. (Redford Township, MI)
Wolfe, Hal W. (Ypsilanti, MI)
Application Number:
D/087703
Publication Date:
08/24/1999
Filing Date:
05/07/1998
Assignee:
Prodesign Technology, Inc. (Roseville, MI)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D7/323, D7/328-330, D7/387, D7/390, D7/350, 99/327, 99/329R, 99/331, 99/332, 99/334, 99/335, 99/372, 99/385, 99/389, 99/391
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US Patent References:
D401472ToasterNovember, 1998GouldD7/330
5473975Conveyor toaster ovenDecember, 1995Bruno et al.
D304147Electric oven toasterOctober, 1989Takada et al.D7/350
4044660Automatic toasterAugust, 1977Montague et al.
D237242N/AOctober, 1975ClaxtonD7/350
D144870N/AMay, 1946PlatkinD7/329
D111765N/AOctober, 1938HadleyD7/328
2014595Toasting machineSeptember, 1935Simmons
1678337ToasterJuly, 1928Halifax
1555336Automatic bread toasterSeptember, 1925Vaughan
1536538Electric grillMay, 1925Stouffer
Other References:
Hatco brochure, The Innovators of Food Service Equipment, Form No. HP-2095. date unknown.
Primary Examiner:
Veynar, Caron D.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a toaster, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the design for a toaster of the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a front plan view of the toaster design of the present invention;

FIG. 3 is a side view of the toaster design of the present invention;

FIG. 4 is a rear plan view of the toaster design of the present invention;

FIG. 5 is a second side view of the toaster design of the present invention;

FIG. 6 is a top view of the toaster design of the present invention;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view of the toaster design of the present invention;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of the toaster design of the present invention showing the side doors open;

FIG. 9 is a second embodiment of the toaster, the top and bottom views being substantially similar except for the absence of the handle and control buttons and slightly larger side doors. The rear view is identical to FIG. 4; and,

FIG. 10 is a perspective view of the embodiment of FIG. 9, showing the doors in an open position.