Card with an ornamental rectangle
United States Patent D447515

Faenza Jr., William J. (Manassas, VA)
Lasch, Ellen (New York, NY)
Webb, Lisa (Darien, CT)
Vigiletti, Judy (Croton-on-Hudson, NY)
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American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. (New York, NY)
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Field of Search:
D14/435, D14/436, D14/437, D14/438, D14/479, D19/9, D19/10, 235/380-382.5, 235/441-443, 235/449, 235/454, 235/457, 235/469, 235/487-494, 283/72, 283/74, 283/75, 283/77, 283/78, 283/82-93, 283/107-114, 283/904
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Foreign References:
EP0403134January, 1992Holograms.
Other References:
GAP credit card, date unknown.
North American Mortgage Company Card, date unknown.
Primary Examiner:
Holtje, Martie K.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
1. The ornamental design for a card with an ornamental rectangle, as shown anddescribed.


This application claims priority to, and the benefit of, U.S. Design Patent application No. 29/110,201, filed Sep. 1, 1999 and entitled card with an ornamental rectangle.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a card with an ornamental rectangle showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view of the card with an ornamental rectangle of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a rear view of the card with an ornamental rectangle of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a front elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a rear elevational view thereof.

The numerals and indicia depicted by means of broken lines in the drawing are shown for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.