Gutter guard assembly
United States Patent D885531

Gori, Michael (Norton, OH, US)
Peck, Michael J. (Fairlawn, OH, US)
Garbe, Scott M. (Massillon, OH, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2301
Field of Search:
D23/259, D23/260, D23/267, D23/209, D23/365, D25/119, D25/121-124, D25/133, D25/139, D25/141-142, 52/11-16
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Primary Examiner:
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

1. The ornamental design for a gutter guard assembly, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a gutter guard assembly;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged detail view of area 2 taken from FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of the gutter guard assembly of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the gutter guard assembly of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a left-side elevation view of the gutter guard assembly of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is an enlarged detailed view of area 6 taken from FIG. 5, which is representative of the series of equivalent features illustrated in FIG. 5;

FIG. 7 is a right-side elevation view of the gutter guard assembly of FIG. 1;

FIG. 8 is an enlarged detailed view of area 8 taken from FIG. 7, which is representative of the series of equivalent features illustrated in FIG. 7;

FIG. 9 is a front elevation view of the gutter guard assembly of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 10 is a rear elevation view of the gutter guard assembly of FIG. 1.

The broken lines shown in the drawings illustrate portions of the gutter guard assembly that form no part of the claim. The dot-dash-dot broken lines indicate cutoff boundaries for enlarged detailed views that form no part of the claim.