Title:
Fan blade
United States Patent D437406


Inventors:
Frampton, Thomas C. (Indianapolis, IN)
Application Number:
29/109141
Publication Date:
02/06/2001
Filing Date:
08/10/1999
Assignee:
Fanimation Design & Manufacturing, Inc. (Lebanon, IN)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D23/377
Field of Search:
D23/377, D23/379, D23/385, D23/411, D23/413, 416/5
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US Patent References:
D341419Ceiling fan bladeNovember, 1993Taylor, III
D336513Ceiling fan bladeJune, 1993Junkin et al.
D329285Ceiling fan bladeSeptember, 1992Taylor, III
D329286Ceiling fan bladeSeptember, 1992Taylor, III
D329896Ceiling fan bladeSeptember, 1992Taylor, III
D326149Ceiling fan bladeMay, 1992Taylor, IIID23/413
D325436Ceiling fan bladeApril, 1992Taylor, III
D325778Ceiling fan bladeApril, 1992Taylor, IIID23/413
D313467Combined slow speed vertical air circulating fan and light fixturesJanuary, 1991Frampton
D309183Ceiling fan bladeJuly, 1990Taylor, IIID23/413
D306643Ceiling fan bladeMarch, 1990Taylor, III



Other References:
Fanimation, "Unique Ceiling, Wall & Floor Mounted Fans," catalog, Jan. 1990, USA.
Clem Labine's Traditional Building, "A Fan-tastic Ceiling Accessory," magazine article, Nov./Dec. 1997, USA.
Architectural Antiques--Andy Thornton, "Fan Systems," Catalog No. 12, First Edition, Mar. 1994, USA.
Gumps Mail Interiors, Plantation Ceiling Fan, catalog, Jul. 1998, USA.
The Sharper Image Home Collection, Plantation Ceiling Fan, catalog Summer 1998, USA.
American Homestyle & Gardening, "The Islander Fan," magazine article, Aug./Sep. 1995, USA.
Metropolitan Home, "Three-Leaf Palm Fan by Fanimation," magazine article, Jul./Aug. 1998, USA.
A-Plus: Art/Antiques/Design--Cape Cod Edition, "Keep Your Cool," News Article, Jun. 1998, USA.
Friedes Associates, "1997 Hudson River Showhouse, New York," promotional piece, specific date unknown, USA.
Photograph--author unknown, Dec. 3, 1995, Raffles Hotel, Singapore.
Photograph, author unknown, circa 1905, White Rabbit Saloon, Tennessee.
Winnower Fan Co. Inc. Adv. Brochure, p. 20, Ceiling Fan A, top of page.
Primary Examiner:
Lichtenstein, Lisa
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Boots, Daniel L.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a fan blade, as shown.

Description:

FIG. 1 is to top plan view of a fan blade showing my design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom view of the design shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is an elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1 viewed from the left of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is an elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1 viewed from the right of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is an elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1 viewed from the top of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is an elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1 viewed from the bottom of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a top perspective of the design shown in FIG. 1.