Title:
Automobile body molding kit
United States Patent D438497
Inventors:
Yokomaku, Hironao (Tsukuba, JP)
Application Number:
29/110615
Publication Date:
03/06/2001
Filing Date:
09/09/1999
Assignee:
Veilside Co., Ltd. (Tsukuba, JP)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D12/196
Field of Search:
D12/190, D12/196, D12/169, D12/181, D12/184, D12/203, D12/90-92, 296/192-197, 296/180.1
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US Patent References:
D430508Automobile bodySeptember, 2000Crain et al.D12/92
D418088Sports carDecember, 1999FioravantiD12/92
D413561Lower side molding of an automobileSeptember, 1999Kulla et al.D12/190
D406548Motor carMarch, 1999RamaciottiD12/91
D404350Vehicle air damJanuary, 1999MobleyD12/181
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D389095Vehicle body kitJanuary, 1998StolleryD12/91
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Veilside Co., Ltd., "Veilside Catalog vol. 1," 1993.
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Veilside Co., Ltd., "Veilside Catalog vol. 3," 1995.
Veilside Co., Ltd., "Veilside Catalog vol. 4," 1996.
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Primary Examiner:
Brown, Melody N.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Oliff & Berridge, PLC
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for an automobile body molding kit, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an automobile body molding kit according to my novel design on an automobile;

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof, the right side view being a mirror image but without a gas tank inlet door;

FIG. 4 is a perspective view of a hood for an automobile which is a component of the automobile body molding kit according to my novel design, the perspective view taken in front of and above the hood;

FIG. 5 is a front view of the hood of FIG. 4;

FIG. 6 is a rear view of the hood of FIG. 4;

FIG. 7 is a side view of the hood of FIG. 4, the opposite side view being a mirror image;

FIG. 8 is a top view of the hood of FIG. 4;

FIG. 9 is a perspective view of a front bumper for an automobile which is a component of the automobile body molding kit according to my novel design, the perspective view taken in front of and above the front bumper;

FIG. 10 is a front view of the front bumper of FIG. 9;

FIG. 11 is a side view of the front bumper of FIG. 9, the opposite side view being a mirror image;

FIG. 12 is a top view of the front bumper of FIG. 9;

FIG. 13 is a bottom view of the front bumper of FIG. 9;

FIG. 14 is a perspective view of a side skirt for an automobile, which is a component of the automobile body molding kit according to my novel design, the perspective view taken from in front of and above the side skirt;

FIG. 15 is a plan view of the side skirt of FIG. 14, taken from the side of the automobile in FIG. 3;

FIG. 16 is a top view of the side skirt of FIG. 14;

FIG. 17 is a bottom view of the side skirt of FIG. 14;

FIG. 18 is a front end view of the side skirt of FIG. 14, taken from the front of the automobile in FIG. 3;

FIG. 19 is a rear end view of the side skirt of FIG. 14 taken from the rear of the automobile of FIG. 3;

FIG. 20 is a perspective view of a spoiler for an automobile, which is a component of the automobile body molding kit according to my novel design, the perspective view taken from behind and above the spoiler;

FIG. 21 is a rear view of the spoiler of FIG. 20, taken from the rear of the automobile of FIG. 2;

FIG. 22 is a front view of the spoiler of FIG. 20, taken from the front of the automobile of FIG. 2;

FIG. 23 is a top view of the spoiler of FIG. 20;

FIG. 24 is a bottom view of the spoiler of FIG. 20;

FIG. 25 is an end view of the spoiler of FIG. 20, taken from the side of the automobile of FIG. 3, the opposite end view being a mirror image;

FIG. 26 is a perspective view of a rear bumper for an automobile, which is a component of the automobile body molding kit according to my novel design, the perspective view taken from behind and above the rear bumper;

FIG. 27 is a plan view of the rear bumper of FIG. 26, taken from the rear of the automobile of FIG. 2;

FIG. 28 is a top view of the rear bumper of FIG. 26;

FIG. 29 is a bottom view of the rear bumper of FIG. 26; and,

FIG. 30 is an end view of the rear bumper of FIG. 26, taken from the side of the automobile of FIG. 3, the opposite end view being a mirror image.

The broken line showing of an automobile is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.