United States Patent D778003

Rangel, Arthur (Topeka, KS, US)
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Rangel Arthur
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(IPC1-7): 3099
Field of Search:
D30/161, D30/162, D30/199, D30/158, D7/667, D7/669-670, D7/681, D7/691, D7/688, D8/10, D8/1, D8/4, D8/13, D8/395, 294/1.3, 294/1.4, 294/1.5, 294/9, 294/28, 294/49, 294/50.8, 294/54.5, 294/55, 294/19, 294/22, 294/23, 294/23.5, 294/24, D32/74, D32/38, 119/61.56, 119/161, 119/867, 15/357.1, 15/257.6, 209/418-419
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Primary Examiner:
Simmons, Ian
Assistant Examiner:
Morgan, Shannon
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Intellectual Property Center, LLC
Shaffer, Arthur K.

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


FIG. 1 is a left side perspective view of a scooper in accordance with the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a top elevation thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof.

The broken lines shown in FIGS. 1-5 represent portions of the scooper that form no part of the claimed design.