Paper feed cassette
United States Patent D528592

Asada, Tetsuo (Kuwana, JP)
Shiohara, Yukio (Nagoya, JP)
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Brother Industries, Ltd. (Nagoya, JP)
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(IPC1-7): 1899
Field of Search:
D18/56, D18/36-41, 271/3.08, 355/97, 399/363, 271/18, 355/112, 399/388-391, 271/145, D18/43-49, 271/3.02, 399/381-384, 271/264, 271/241, D14/462-471, 399/361, 271/160, 271/171, 222/DIG.1, 399/393, 399/16-23, 271/226
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Primary Examiner:
Veynar, Caron
Assistant Examiner:
Rademaker, Garth
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Oliff & Berridge, PLC

1. The ornamental design for a paper feed cassette, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a paper feed cassette;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged partial perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is an enlarged partial top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left-side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 7 is an interior right-side view thereof taken along the lines 7—7 of FIG. 3;

FIG. 8 is a cross-sectional view taken along line 8—8 of FIG. 3; and,

FIG. 9 is a top view thereof, like FIG. 3, illustrating the paper guide of the paper feed cassette in an alternate position.

The broken lines are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.