United States Patent D575364

Smith, Todd (Portland, OR, US)
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NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, OR, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2102
Field of Search:
40/327, 473/569-614, D21/707-714
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US Patent References:
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Foreign References:
EM000190079-0001June, 2004
EM000486659-0001February, 2006
EM000640230-0001December, 2006
EM000724141-0002May, 2007
BDES3003551June, 2002
BDES3014890October, 2003
WODM067260December, 2005
Other References:
GLS Greg Larson Sports 2002 Full Line Catalog, p. 412: second ball from top in right column.
ball shown on webpage:□□http://web.archive.org/web/20060312071548/http://www.boscovs/images/store/product/images/075877985fe0027701.jpg□□display date: Mar. 12, 2006□□.
Mikasa SCR905-Championship Soccer Ball: http://www.mikasasports.com/store/index.php?crn=495&rn=749&action=show—detail: Date Unknown but prior to May 11, 2007.
Primary Examiner:
Tuttle, Catherine
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

1. The ornamental design for a ball, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a ball showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.

The grayscale shading represents a contrast in either grayscale tone or color consonant with the visual appearance shown in the drawings.