Title:
Chair
United States Patent D442791
Inventors:
Simons Jr., George J. (East Grand Rapids, MI)
Jenkins, David C. (Grand Rapids, MI)
Dammermann, Arnold B. (Winona, MN)
Eich, Thomas B. (Palo Alto, CA)
Overthun, Thomas (San Francisco, CA)
Heidmann, Kurt R. (Grand Rapids, MI)
Teppo, David S. (East Grand Rapids, MI)
Application Number:
29/131686
Publication Date:
05/29/2001
Filing Date:
10/26/2000
Assignee:
Steelcase Development Inc. (Caledonia, MI)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D6/334, D6/335, D6/364, D6/365, D6/366, D6/367, D6/374, D6/379, D6/500, D6/501, D6/502, 297/411.2, 297/411.27, 297/411.31
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Primary Examiner:
Watson, Gary D.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton
Claims:
1. We claim the ornamental design for a chair, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a chair embodying the present design;

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof.

FIG. 8 is a front perspective view of a second embodiment of the chair of the present design;

FIG. 9 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a rear view thereof; and

FIG. 14 is a top view thereof.

The fragmented cross-hatching shown on the padded portion of the seat member is understood to represent fabric and would be continuous throughout the circumscribed area.