Title:
Basketball
United States Patent D512472


Inventors:
Nishihara, Kiyoaki (Hiroshima, JP)
Application Number:
29/215846
Publication Date:
12/06/2005
Filing Date:
10/26/2004
Assignee:
Kabushiki Kaisha Molten (Hiroshima, JP)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2102
Field of Search:
473/569-614, D21/707-714
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US Patent References:
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Other References:
Related U.S. Appl. No. 29/215,844, filed Oct. 26, 2004; Inventor: K. Nishihara.
Related U.S. Appl. No. 29/215,847, filed Oct. 26, 2004; Inventor: K. Nishihara.
Related U.S. Appl. No. 29/215,845, filed Oct. 26, 2004; Inventor: K. Nishihara.
Related U.S. Appl. No. 29/215,848, filed Oct. 26, 2004; Inventor: K. Nishihara.
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Primary Examiner:
Tuttle, Catherine
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, P.C.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a basketball, as shown and described.

Description:

The patent or application file contains at least one drawing executed in color. Copies of this patent or patent application publication with color drawings will be provided by the Office upon request and payment of the necessary fee.

FIG. 1 is a front view of a basketball showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a back view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof, the bottom plan view being symmetrical to the top plan view;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof; the left side view being symmetrical to the right side view; and,

FIG. 5 is a perspective view thereof.