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Title:
Ankle brace
United States Patent D482792
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Inventors:
Mccormick, Scott D. (Cincinnati, OH)
Hinds, Sherry (Goshen, OH)
Application Number:
D/162667
Publication Date:
11/25/2003
Filing Date:
06/18/2002
Assignee:
Beiersdorf, Inc. (Wilton, CT)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
602/65, 602/5, D24/190, D24/192, 602/23, 602/6, 602/62, 602/27
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US Patent References:
6126627Adjustable ankle brace systemBrennan
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6024712Orthopaedic devices with plastic injection molded onto fabricIglesias et al.
5944678Ankle braceHubbard
5899872Foot and ankle supportGilmour
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5833640Ankle and foot support systemVazquez, Jr. et al.
5833639Short leg walkerNunes et al.
5795316Ankle stabilizing appliance for restricting inversion and eversion of the footGaylord
5741222Ankle joint supportFiore
5713837Unitary orthopaedic braceGrim et al.
5657767Dual jacket ankle braceNelson et al.
5620413Combination ankle brace and wrapOlson
5620411Ankle brace walkerSchumann et al.
5472414Universal fit ankle braceDetty
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5393303Attachment for leg and foot jointShiono
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5090404Universal ankle supportKallassy602/65
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4878504Ankle brace with compression strapsNelson
4729370Ankle supportKallassy
4651726Ankle braceHolland
4572169Removable lower leg braceMauldin et al.
4446856Orthotic deviceJordan
4414965Brace for tibial fracturesMauldin et al.
4378793Removable ankle braceMauldin et al.
3506000ANKLE SUPPORTBaker602/65
3073305Ankle braceBiggs, Jr. et al.
3050053Orthopedic supportsPeckham
D397797Ankle supportChiangD24/192
D403776Ankle braceBrennan
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D454200Ankle braceLamping et al.D24/192
Primary Examiner:
Reid, Stella
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Alston & Bird LLP
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for an ankle brace, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of an ankle brace, showing our new design, in use condition;

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front perspective view thereof, in open condition; and,

FIG. 4 is a front perspective view of an alternative arrangement, in use condition.

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