Canine knee brace
United States Patent D799757

Erwin, Cathy (Santa Cruz, CA, US)
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Erwin Cathy
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 3001
Field of Search:
D30/144, D30/145, D30/146, D30/151, D30/199, D24/171, D24/189, D24/190, D24/192, D2/500, D2/860, D2/861, D2/864, D2/896, D2/909, D2/919
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Primary Examiner:
Spear, Robert M.
Assistant Examiner:
Hamilton, Kendra L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

1. The ornamental design for a canine knee brace, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a canine knee brace;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of the canine knee brace shown in use.

The evenly-spaced broken lines showing a leashed, harnessed canine in FIG. 8 depict environmental subject matter that forms no part of the claimed design. The evenly-spaced broken lines shown within the knee brace in FIG. 6 depict portions of the canine knee brace that form no part of the claimed design. The dash-dot-dash broken lines at the upper and lower openings of the knee brace represent the boundaries of the claimed design.