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United States Patent D493,035
Bergman July 20, 2004

Liner for a hand-held vessel


The ornamental design for a liner for a hand-held vessel, as shown.
Inventors: Bergman; Mark W. (Minnetonka, MN)
Assignee: Bercom International, LLC (Chaska, MN)
Appl. No.: D/170,507
Filed: November 7, 2002

Current U.S. Class: D3/304
Current International Class: 0301
Field of Search: D3/304,307,313 D32/53.1,53,54,37,30 D7/509,543,548,300,303,601,590 206/515,519,594 D11/0.43,0.52 D6/525,553,556 D9/523,549,425,424,414,428,524.6 220/495.02,495.03,23.9,528,657,675,668,908,908.1,904

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Other References

An illustration (from SPORTY's website showing a "Painter's Helper" ID #: 1610T) of the paint container manufactured by Aqua-Tainer co. of Shorewood, Illinois (printed Aug. 31, 2001)..

Primary Examiner: Zarfas; Louis S.
Assistant Examiner: Levy; Deanne
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Kinney & Lange, P.A.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view as viewed from the top, front and right side of a liner for a hand-held vessel showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view;

FIG. 4 is a right side view;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view;

FIG. 6 is a left side view; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view.

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