Tank holder
United States Patent D618356

Ross, Christopher G. (Del Mar, CA, US)
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Filing Date:
Nellcor Puritan Bennett LLC (Boulder, CO, US)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D08/373, D29/130
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2401
Field of Search:
280/645, 224/407, D8/499, D8/100, 24/327, 224/275, 248/316.7, 16/363, 248/74.2, 248/312-313, D8/356, 248/229.26, D8/371, D24/164, D8/373, D8/354, 24/563, D24/167, D12/214, D29/130, 248/311.2, 294/159, 297/188.02, D12/51, D24/231, 24/334, 24/546, D29/125, D8/394-396, D24/184-185, 248/300-301, D8/365, D6/573, D8/53
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US Patent References:
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Primary Examiner:
Nelson, Chase T.
Assistant Examiner:
Cavanna, Mark
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Covidien LP / Merchant Gould (ATTN: IP Legal 6135 Gunbarrel Avenue BOULDER CO 80301)

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


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tank holder according to the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of the tank holder shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view of the tank holder shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view of the tank holder shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view of the tank holder shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view of the tank holder shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view of the tank holder shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of the tank holder illustrated in FIG. 1, wherein the tank holder is shown attached to a medical ventilator and holding a pair of tanks, and wherein the broken lines are shown for environmental purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.