Title:
Dock connector
Document Type and Number:
United States Patent D838866

Inventors:
Keller, Roger J. (Cottleville, MO, US)
Application Number:
29/575875
Publication Date:
01/22/2019
Filing Date:
08/30/2016
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Assignee:
Rokel Enterprises, LLC (Cottleville, MO, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2501
Field of Search:
D25/38.1, D25/122, D25/126, D25/127, D25/128, D25/129, D25/130, D25/131, D25/132, D25/133, D25/134, D25/135, 248/218.4, 248/230.7, 248/74.4, 248/312, 248/315, 248/674, 403/385, 403/386, 40/607.12, D14/434, D8/349, D8/380, D8/354, D8/363, D8/364, D8/366, D8/371
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Other References:
Dock Essentials. “Slipgrip Clasp” .
Primary Examiner:
Brooks, Cathron C.
Assistant Examiner:
Lawrence, Samantha Q.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Lewis Rice LLC
Claims:
CLAIM

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

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a dock connector.

FIG. 2 is a front view of a dock connector.

FIG. 3 is a rear view of a dock connector.

FIG. 4 is a left side view of a dock connector.

FIG. 5 is a right side view of a dock connector.

FIG. 6 is a top view of a dock connector; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view of a dock connector.

The evenly spaced broken lines shown in FIGS. 1-7 illustrate portions of the dock connector. The additional evenly spaced broken lines shown in FIGS. 1, 6, and 7 illustrate callouts of enlarged portions. The dash-dot lines shown in FIGS. 1, 6 and 7 illustrate boundary lines. None of the broken lines form part of the claimed design.