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United States Patent D462,876
Janky ,   et al. September 17, 2002



The ornamental design for a cup, as shown and described.
Inventors: Janky; Gregory T. (Sammamish, WA), Hurlbut; Gary (Seattle, WA)
Assignee: Pacific Market, Inc. (Seattle, WA)
Appl. No.: D/142,814
Filed: June 1, 2001

Current U.S. Class: D7/536 ; D7/510; D7/511
Current International Class: 0701
Field of Search: D7/536,533,523,532,509,622 215/398,369,6,376,10 229/1.5B 220/719,713,669,23.86,703,756

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Primary Examiner: Pandozzi; M. N.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Richardson & Folise


FIG. 1 is a top, right perspective view of a cup showing our new design.

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view of the design.

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view of the design.

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view of the design, the right side being a mirror image thereof.

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view of the design.

FIG. 6 is a top plan view of the design; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view of the design.

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