Title:
Ceiling fan blades unit
United States Patent D456073


Inventors:
Frampton, Thomas C. (Indianapolis, IN)
Application Number:
29/138986
Publication Date:
04/23/2002
Filing Date:
03/22/2001
Assignee:
Fanimation Design & Manufacturing, Inc. (Lebanon, IN)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D23/379, D23/413, 416/210R, 416/5, D23/385, D23/377
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Other References:
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 Thornton, “Fan Systems,” Catalog No. 12, 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,” magainze article, Jul./Aug. 1998, USA.
A-Plus: Art/Antiques/Design—Cape Code Edition, “Keep 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.
Winnower Fan Co. Inc., advertising brochure, p. 20, Ceiling Fan A.
Fanimation, “Unique Ceiling, Wall & Floor Mounted Fans,” catalog, Jun. 2000, USA.
Emerson, “Ceiling Fans Research & Development,” catalog, Jan., 2001, USA.
The Beacon, “Neon is a gas: local firm produces signs, architectural lighting,” Newspaper Article, Aug. 1998, USA.
Primary Examiner:
Lichtenstein, Lisa
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Boots, Daniel L.
Bingham McHale LLP
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a ceiling fan blades unit, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a front elevation view of the ceiling fan blades unit showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevation view thereof, the opposite side plan view being identical;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof viewed; and,

FIG. 5 is a perspective view thereof.

The support rod has been shown broken away in FIGS. 1-5 to indicate indeterminate length.