United States Patent D758479

Hudson, Nick (Leicestershire, GB)
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Marshall Amplification PLC (Buckinghamshire, GB)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1704
Field of Search:
D17/22, D17/99, 84/411R, 84/415, 84/146, 84/147
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Design U.S. Appl. No. 29/392,724, filed May 25, 2011.
U.S. Trademark Registration No. 2,150,216, registered Apr. 14, 1998.
Early 1970s Camco Aristocrat Snare Drum. Retrieved from the Internet: Publicly available before May 25, 2010.
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File history for U.S. Trademark registration No. 2,150,216, publicly available before Oct. 16, 2010.
Primary Examiner:
Simmons, Ian
Assistant Examiner:
Fitts, Carissa C.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

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


FIG. 1 is a front and right side perspective view showing our new design for a lug;

FIG. 2 is a rear and right side view of the lug of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of the lug of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a front view of the lug of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view of the lug of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a side view of the lug of FIG. 1, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a rear view of the lug of FIG. 1.

The broken line showing represents portions of the article not claimed and forms no part of the claimed design.