Toner cartridge
United States Patent D532037

Tsuda, Kiyonori (Kanagawa, JP)
Kawamura, Yoshihide (Shizuoka, JP)
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Ricoh Company, Ltd. (Tokyo, JP)
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(IPC1-7): 1603
Field of Search:
D18/56, D14/462, 400/207, 347/86, 399/119, 347/87, 347/214, 400/208, 399/222-224, D18/44, 399/24-28, D14/474-484, D18/40, D14/469-471, D18/36, D18/12, 222/DIG.1, 347/222, D18/43, 347/49, 399/107-112, 347/197, 400/196, 400/294
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Primary Examiner:
Veynar, Caron
Assistant Examiner:
Rademaker, Garth
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Dickstein Shapiro LLP

1. The ornamental design for a toner cartridge, as shown.


FIG. 1 is a front elevation of a toner cartridge according to the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a rear elevation thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevation thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevation thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a top, front and right perspective view thereof.