Title:
Battery pack casing
United States Patent D437579


Inventors:
Toops, Kenneth E. (Gainesville, FL)
Aldana, Leonardo (Chih., MX)
Application Number:
29/101847
Publication Date:
02/13/2001
Filing Date:
03/12/1999
Assignee:
Eveready Battery Company, Inc. (St. Louis, MO)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D13/103, D13/119, 429/96-100, 429/159, 429/163, 429/174
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Primary Examiner:
Sincavage, Joel
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Gebauer, Linda
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a battery pack casing, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing the front, top, and a first side of the battery pack of the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view showing the bottom, front, and a second side of the battery pack casing of the present invention;

FIG. 3 is a view of the front of the battery pack casing of the present invention;

FIG. 4 is a view of the rear of the battery pack casing of the present invention;

FIG. 5 is a view of the top of the battery pack casing according to the present invention;

FIG. 6 is a view of the bottom of the battery pack casing according to the present invention;

FIG. 7 is a view showing the first side of the battery pack casing of the present invention; and,

FIG. 8 is a view showing the second side of the battery pack casing according to the present invention.