Title:
Fan blade
United States Patent D444553


Inventors:
Frampton, Thomas C. (Indianapolis, IN)
Application Number:
29/127889
Publication Date:
07/03/2001
Filing Date:
08/14/2000
Assignee:
Fanimation Design & Manufacturing, Inc. (Lebanon, IN)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D23/413, D23/377, D23/379, D23/385, D23/411, 416/5
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US Patent References:
D424190Ceiling fan bladeMay, 2000TangD23/413
D341419Ceiling fan bladeNovember, 1993Taylor, III
D336513Ceiling fan bladeJune, 1993Junkin et al.
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Other References:
Winnower Fan Co, Inc. Cat., ceiling fan A, top of page.*
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 Thorton, "Fan Systems," Catalog No. 13, 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.
Fanimation, "The Islander" promotional piece, date unknown, USA.
Fanimation, "The Palisade," promotional piece, date unknown, USA.
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 and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front plan view of the fan blade showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a back plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevation view thereof viewed from the right of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a side elevation view thereof viewed from the left of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is an elevation view thereof viewed from the bottom of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is an elevation view thereof viewed from the top of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a perspective view thereof.