Title:
Currency acceptor
United States Patent D477902


Inventors:
Bergeron, Alfred F. (Chester Springs, PA)
Clauser, Robert J. (Columbus, NJ)
Deaville, David C. (West Chester, PA)
Lewis Jr., Charles Richard (Palo Alto, CA)
Nunn, Michael D. (West Chester, PA)
Walker, Raymond M. (Bedford, NH)
Wurz, William H. (San Francisco, CA)
Thanley, Jeffrey T. (Wilmington, DE)
Application Number:
29/165400
Publication Date:
07/29/2003
Filing Date:
08/08/2002
Assignee:
Mars Incorporated (McLean, VA)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D18/3.3
Field of Search:
D99/99, 382/135, 235/379, D99/34, D18/3.2, D18/3.1, 235/380, 194/207, D99/35, 209/657, 453/10, 453/61, D18/3.3, D20/9, 209/534, D99/28, D10/97, 250/556, 453/3, 194/203
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US Patent References:
6278795Multi-pocket currency discriminatorAnderson et al.382/135
5988345Bill validation using light transmitted across bill pathwayBergeron et al.194/203
D268062Banking machine terminalChanceD99/28
D302621Cash dispenserNishidaD99/28
D369984Apparatus for discriminating and counting documentsLarsenD10/97
D377766Bank note counterHidaka et al.D10/97
D457554Currency bills evaluating and counting deviceTakagi et al.D18/3.3



Primary Examiner:
Mortimer, Paula A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a currency acceptor, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a first embodiment of a currency acceptor according to our design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of a currency acceptor according to a second embodiment of our design which shows alternative features, the only difference being the configuration of the front;

FIG. 9 is a perspective view of a currency acceptor according to a third embodiment of our design which shows all of the alternative features, the only difference being the configuration of the front; and,

FIG. 10 is a perspective view of a currency acceptor according to a fourth embodiment of our design which shows all of the alternative features, the only difference being the configuration of the front.