Title:
Combined drop door and door frame of an animal enclosure
United States Patent D794258
Inventors:
Cantwell, Brad (Muncie, IN, US)
Kerr, Stew (Muncie, IN, US)
Greene, Michael E. (Muncie, IN, US)
Nolley, David J. (Muncie, IN, US)
Application Number:
29/529937
Publication Date:
08/08/2017
Filing Date:
06/11/2015
Assignee:
Mid-West Metal Products Co., Inc. (Muncie, IN, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 3002
Field of Search:
D30/108, D30/109, D30/112, D30/113, D30/114, D30/116, D30/119, D25/48.1, D25/48.3, 119/416, 119/452, 119/453, 119/472, 119/473, 119/474, 119/481, 119/482, 119/496, 119/498, 119/499, 119/500, 119/501, 119/513, 119/514, 119/751, 160/179, 160/180, 49/169
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Primary Examiner:
Spear, Robert M.
Assistant Examiner:
Hamilton, Kendra L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Rost, Stephen F.
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a combined drop door and door frame of an animal enclosure, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a combined drop door and door frame of an animal enclosure that illustrates the novel design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a rear view thereof.