Title:
Vehicle differential cover
Document Type and Number:
United States Patent D798906

Inventors:
Bennett, Patrick W. (Gainesville, GA, US)
Van Buren, Christopher D. (Snellville, GA, US)
Application Number:
29/544307
Publication Date:
10/03/2017
Filing Date:
11/02/2015
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Assignee:
Omix-Ada, Inc. (Suwanee, GA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1501
Field of Search:
D15/1-6, D15/9, D15/7, D15/148, D15/149
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Primary Examiner:
Nelson, Chase T.
Assistant Examiner:
Aman, Ania
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a vehicle differential cover, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a vehicle differential cover showing our new design.

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof.

FIG. 5 is a rear elevation view thereof.

FIG. 6 is a right side elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a left side elevation view thereof.

The broken lines illustrate portions of the vehicle differential covers that form no part of the claimed design.