Title:
Inductive lamp
United States Patent D747507
Inventors:
Goscha, John R. (Boston, MA, US)
Roberts, Victor D. (Burnt Hills, NY, US)
Application Number:
29/462411
Publication Date:
01/12/2016
Filing Date:
08/02/2013
Assignee:
Lucidity Lights, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2604
Field of Search:
D26/1-4, 313/313, 313/315, 313/316, 313/317, 313/318, 313/493, 315/52, 315/53, 315/56, 315/57, 315/58
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Primary Examiner:
Jackson, Marcus
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
GTC Law Group LLP & Affiliates
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for an inductive lamp, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of an induction lamp of our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken lines in FIGS. 1-3 are for environmental purposes only and form no part of the claimed design. No particular color scheme forms part of the claimed design.