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United States Patent D378,540
Becker March 18, 1997

Portable shelter


The ornamental design for a portable shelter, as shown and described.
Inventors: Becker; Mark A. (St. Cloud, MN)
Appl. No.: D/038,646
Filed: May 10, 1995

Current U.S. Class: D25/16 ; D25/56
Field of Search: D25/1,16,56,57 D6/334,335,445 D22/199 43/1 52/3,64,79.5,79.6 119/16,19 135/87,901,908 299/184.14 446/479

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
1033108 July 1912 Lehmann
1639074 August 1927 Blackwood
2811977 November 1957 McClish
3243230 March 1966 Otto
4914768 April 1990 Howard
4915120 April 1990 Ziolkowski
4924896 May 1990 Carter
5135281 August 1992 Pappalardo
5203363 April 1993 Kidwell et al.
Foreign Patent Documents
1490621 Jun., 1967 FR
789920 Jan., 1958 GB
Primary Examiner: Zarfas; Louis S.
Assistant Examiner: Hannon; Monica A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Litman; Richard C.


FIG. 1 is an environmental perspective view of the portable shelter in the open position showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the portable shelter in the closed position;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of the portable shelter in the open position;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view, with the right side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof;

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

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of the portable shelter in the open position showing my new design.

The broken line showing of a seat in FIG. 3, and seat and occupant in FIGS. 4-6, and 8, is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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