Guide rails for a tarpaulin cover of a commercial vehicle
United States Patent D753576

Burhanidust, Ali Akbar (Cologne, DE)
Frentzen, Frank (Viersen, DE)
Grunwald, Jorg (Dinslaken, DE)
Kemmerling, Karl (Solingen, DE)
Scholz, Axel (Moers, DE)
Weigelt, Rolf (Duisburg, DE)
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Edscha Trailer Systems GmbH (Moers, DE)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1206
Field of Search:
D12/223, D12/400, D12/414, D12/162, D12/106, D12/42, D8/349, D8/354, D8/356, D8/366, D8/382, D8/383, D8/394, D8/499, D26/99, D26/140, D26/138, D26/141, D25/119
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US Patent References:
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Foreign References:
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Other References:
Das Original—Edscha Trailer Systems—Spare Parts Catalog (pp. 6, 44, 56, 66, 86, 92 and 154 of catalog), image post year 2013, site visited on Oct. 23, 2015 (online), .
Primary Examiner:
Lane, Sheryl
Assistant Examiner:
Price, Ieisha
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Nikolai & Mersereau P.A
Nikolai, Thomas J.

1. The ornamental design for a guide rails for a tarpaulin cover of a commercial vehicle, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a top plan view of the guide rails for a tarpaulin cover of a commercial vehicle of the present invention.

FIG. 2 is a first perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a second perspective view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a front elevational view thereof, with the rear elevational view being the mirror image of.