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United States Patent D495,972
Pettingill September 14, 2004

Apparel waist expansion strap


The ornamental design for an apparel waist expansion strap, as shown and described.
Inventors: Pettingill; Linda (Costa Mesa, CA)
Appl. No.: D/189,477
Filed: September 5, 2003

Current U.S. Class: D11/220
Current International Class: 0207
Field of Search: D11/200-231 24/303,66.1,201,114.6,693 D8/382 D2/627 2/311,338,919,920 206/265,345,348,460

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
3083429 April 1963 Barlow et al.
3848270 November 1974 Rand
5379888 January 1995 Rentos
6434801 August 2002 Grunberger
D473159 April 2003 Matsui et al.
D489292 May 2004 Matsui et al.
Primary Examiner: Oliver; Catherine R.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Rodgers; Walter A.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an apparel waist expansion strap showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof, the rear being identical in appearance;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view thereof.

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