United States Patent D776468

Plikat, Claudia (Berlin, DE)
Schmitz, Johann Burkhard (Berlin, DE)
Zwick, Carola Eva Marianne (Berlin, DE)
Zwick, Roland Rolf Otto (Berlin, DE)
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Herman Miller, Inc. (Zeeland, MI, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0604
Field of Search:
D6/468, D6/680, D6/682.4, D6/675.3, D6/662.1, D6/338, D6/674, D6/646, D6/661.2, D6/680.2, D6/332, D6/664, D6/702, D6/310, D6/678.2, D6/407, D6/644, D6/571, D6/683.1, D6/719.2, D6/512, D25/138, D19/75, D19/78, D19/85, D19/90-91
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Primary Examiner:
Delehanty, Robert
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

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


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a partition;

FIG. 2 is a front view of the partition;

FIG. 3 is a rear view of the partition;

FIG. 4 is a left side view of the partition;

FIG. 5 is a right side view of the partition;

FIG. 6 is a top view of the partition;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view of the partition; and,

FIG. 8 is a second perspective view of the partition.