Title:
Portions of central connector post and locking elements associated therewith for cluster box mail delivery receptacles
United States Patent D536155


Inventors:
Mikolajczyk, Ryszard K. (3708 N. Oconto Ave., Chicago, IL, US)
Baskerville, Taurris D. (1106 Westover La., Schamburg, IL, US)
Application Number:
29/208350
Publication Date:
01/30/2007
Filing Date:
06/29/2004
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 9900
Field of Search:
D8/343, 70/94, 292/341.17, 70/103, D8/336, 232/25, 70/2, D8/331, 292/298, 109/59, 70/91, D16/387, D16/242, D99/31, D16/235, D16/237, 70/56, D16/365, D99/29, D8/338, 292/340, D99/32, D16/238, D99/33, D16/382, 70/54, 109/53, 292/210, 109/64, D8/330, 292/346, 70/102, 292/281, 232/17, 232/24, D99/28, 70/14, D16/246, 292/297, D16/252, 70/101, D16/366, 232/27, D8/344
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Other References:
Auth-Florence Manufacturing, Glendale Heights; IL 60139, “Commercial & Residential Mailbox Products,” 28 Page Catalog, Jun. 2003.
Auth-Florence Manufacturing, Glendale Heights, IL 60139, “Residential Units,” 2 Page Brochure, Apr. 2002.
Auth-Florence Manufacturing, Glendale Heights, IL 60139, “Parcel Lockers,” 2 Page Brochure, Apr. 2002.
Auth-Florence Manufacturing, Glendale Heights, IL 60139, “Cluster Box Units,” 2 Page Brochure, Mar. 2003.
Primary Examiner:
Greene, Paula A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Rerko, Esq. Justin S.
Claims:
CLAIM

1. We claim the ornamental design for portions of central connector post and locking elements associated therewith for cluster box mail delivery receptacles, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of portions of a central connector post and locking elements associated therewith for cluster box mail delivery receptacles, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view, shown separately for purposes of illustration, the undisclosed rear is not part of the claimed design;

FIG. 3 is a front perspective view thereof, shown separately for purposes of illustration, the undisclosed rear is not part of the claimed design; and,

FIG. 4 is a front perspective view thereof, shown separately for purposes of illustration, the undisclosed rear is not part of the claimed design.

The broken lines in FIGS. 1 and 2 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.