Leaning bookcase
United States Patent D503569

Lenger, Sidney A. (Kernersville, NC, US)
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American Signature, Inc. (Columbus, OH, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0604
Field of Search:
211/188, 108/59, D6/477-479, 312/7.2, 108/60, 312/223.1, D6/474, 108/91, 108/147.11, 108/92, 211/186, 312/9.1, 211/153, 211/194, 108/149
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US Patent References:
D459117Shelving systemJune, 2002SinghD6/474
D433846Display shelvingNovember, 2000ChangD6/474
D364763Unit shelvingDecember, 1995SielaffD6/479
D302083Display stand for apparelJuly, 1989WalterD6/413
D262076Combined record or tape rack and stereo component support standDecember, 1981PraconD6/407
D109291N/AApril, 1938BeyrleD6/473

Other References:
Vitrashop Catalog, Leaning Shelves, Innovations '87 Box, Dec. 1987.*
Crate and Barrel Catalog, Leaning Bookcase, p. 36, Fall 2002.*
Spiegel Catalog, Picket Fence Shelf, p. 390, Spr. Sum. 2000.
Primary Examiner:
Brooks, Cathron C.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Wood Herron & Evans, LLP
1. The ornamental design for the leaning bookcase, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a leaning bookcase incorporating my new design.

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right-side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left-side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.