Title:
Waste ink box for printer
United States Patent D573180


Inventors:
Yoshino, Keiichiro (Matsumoto, JP)
Application Number:
29/272826
Publication Date:
07/15/2008
Filing Date:
02/16/2007
Assignee:
Seiko Epson Corporation (JP)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
347/36, 347/86
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1802
Field of Search:
D18/56, 347/34, 347/86-87, D18/43, D18/40
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Primary Examiner:
Maccormac, Cathy Anne
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a waste ink box for printer, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top, front and left side perspective view of a waste box for printer embodying my new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom, front and right side perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 9 is an enlarged partial perspective view thereof, as viewed from the bottom, front and right side.