Title:
Fan blade for a ceiling fan
United States Patent D516705


Inventors:
Frampton, Thomas C. (Zionsville, IN, US)
Application Number:
29/196373
Publication Date:
03/07/2006
Filing Date:
12/29/2003
Assignee:
Fanimation, Inc. (Zionsville, IN, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2304
Field of Search:
D23/379, D23/413, 416/5, D23/385, D23/377
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US Patent References:
D477662Blade for a ceiling fanJuly, 2003LiouD23/413
D461888Ceiling fan blades systemAugust, 2002Frampton
D460817Ceiling fan blades unitJuly, 2002Frampton
D457620Fan bladeMay, 2002Frampton
D456073Ceiling fan blades unitApril, 2002Frampton
D454192Fan blade and holderMarch, 2002Frampton
D454635Fan blade and holderMarch, 2002Frampton
D451997Ceiling fanDecember, 2001Schwartz
D450380Fan bladeNovember, 2001Frampton
D444553Fan bladeJuly, 2001Frampton
D438610Fan bladeMarch, 2001Frampton
D437406Fan bladeFebruary, 2001Frampton
D437047Fan bladeJanuary, 2001Frampton
D433498Fan bladeNovember, 2000Frampton
D433747Fan bladeNovember, 2000Frampton
D433748Fan bladeNovember, 2000Frampton
D433749Fan bladeNovember, 2000Frampton
D434134Fan bladeNovember, 2000Frampton
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Primary Examiner:
Lichtenstein, Lisa
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Maginot Moore & Beck
Claims:
CLAIM

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

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front view of the fan blade for a ceiling fan showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear view of the design of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a side view of the design of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is another side view of the design of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a view of the top of the design of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a view of the bottom of the design of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a perspective view of the design of FIG. 1.

The broken lines showing environmental structure in FIGS. 1, 2, and 7 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design or a specified embodiment thereof.