Title:
Eggnog-colored candle top with a sprinkled nutmeg-like topping
United States Patent D456915


Inventors:
Forkas, Lisa M. (Schenectady, NY)
Application Number:
29/113978
Publication Date:
05/07/2002
Filing Date:
11/16/1999
Assignee:
FORKAS LISA M.
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
431/288, D26/16, D26/7, 431/125, 431/126, D26/6
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US Patent References:
D178831N/AGarciaD26/7
D231135N/AMarcumD26/7
D387446Candle with bubblesBell et al.D26/7



Other References:
Emkay Candle Wonderland catalog p. 30 No. 76 Parfait Deluxe; 1968.*
Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook p. 110 Eggnog; 1989.*
A. Illuminations of Petaluma, CA, Holiday Gifts Catalog, p. 14, item a depicting eggnog colored candles, published at least as early as Nov. 15, 1999.
B. Picture of eggnog colored candle available from Yankee Candle Co. of S.Deerfield, MA, in public use at least as early as Nov. 15, 1999.
Primary Examiner:
Taylor, Robin V.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MICHAEL J BENDEL ESQ (402 E CARRINGTON LANE APPLETON WI 54913)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for, as eggnog-colored candle top with a sprinkled nutmeg-like topping, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an eggnog-colored candle top with a sprinkled nutmeg-like topping comprising the new design having an optional circular shape;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged side view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view of another embodiment of an eggnog-colored candle top with a sprinkled nutmeg-like topping;

FIG. 5 is a top view of another embodiment of an eggnog-colored candle top with a sprinkled nutmeg-like topping; and,

FIG. 6 is a top view of another embodiment of an eggnog-colored candle top with a sprinkled nutmeg-like topping having an optional square shape.

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

Color, namely egg-nog color, is a feature of the design as noted in the informal drawing comprising the color photograph that was submitted with the application.