Title:
Fan blade
United States Patent D515694


Inventors:
Frampton, Thomas C. (Zionsville, IN, US)
Schoene, Keith R. (Westfield, IN, US)
Application Number:
29/220891
Publication Date:
02/21/2006
Filing Date:
01/07/2005
Assignee:
Fanimation, Inc. (Zionsville, IN, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2304
Field of Search:
D23/379, D23/413, 416/5, D23/411, D23/385, D23/377
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US Patent References:
D355027Combined double bladed ceiling fan and illuminable lensJanuary, 1995Young
5269647Wind-powered rotorDecember, 1993Moser
5261788Ceiling fan and blade assemblyNovember, 1993Kilburn416/5
4445817Propeller constructionMay, 1984Wethern
1868113FanJuly, 1932Ljungstrom



Other References:
Page 48 of Feb. 2004 edition of Home Lighting & Accessories Magazine.
House, Kurt, “Antique Mechanical Fans”, Three Rivers Publishing Company, San Antonio, Texas, Fourth Edition, Copyright 1999, p. 135.
2002 Fanimation, Inc. Catalog, Published at least as earlier as 2002, forty (40) pages.
Primary Examiner:
Lichtenstein, Lisa
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Maginot, Moore & Beck
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a fan blade, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of a fan blade showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged bottom plan view showing the design for the fan blade of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is an enlarged top plan view showing the design for the fan blade of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is an enlarged left side elevational view showing the design for the fan blade of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is an enlarged rear elevational view showing the design for the fan blade of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 6 is an enlarged front elevational view showing the design for the fan blade of FIG. 1.

In FIGS. 1-6, the broken line showing of various items including (i) the motor housing (FIG. 1), (ii) the central vertical support member extending upward from the motor housing (FIG. 1), (iii) the light cover located below the motor housing (FIG. 1), (iv) the other two fan blades that extend outwardly from the motor housing (FIG. 1), (v) the support rod interposed between the upper fan blade portion and the lower fan blade portion (FIGS. 1, 4, 5), and the associated fastener members (FIGS. 1-3 and 5-6), and (vi) a proximal end portion of the fan blade (FIGS. 1-6) is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.