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United States Patent D528,252
Van Skiver ,   et al. September 12, 2006

Hooded litter pan

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a hooded litter pan, as shown and described.
Inventors: Van Skiver; Ralph (Mansfield, TX), Harper; Mike (Fort Worth, TX)
Assignee: Doskocil Manufacturing Company, Inc. (Arlington, TX)
Appl. No.: D/206,268
Filed: May 28, 2004

Current U.S. Class: D30/161
Current International Class: 3099
Field of Search: D30/108,109,112,161 119/165,166,496,497,500

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
4111157 September 1978 Haugen
D300965 May 1989 Conner
D300966 May 1989 Conner
D300967 May 1989 Conner
D300968 May 1989 Conner
5220885 June 1993 Goetz
D361175 August 1995 VanSkiver
5499610 March 1996 Bruner et al.
5655478 August 1997 Kiera
6055935 May 2000 Engel
6848394 February 2005 Sexton
D512542 December 2005 Northrop et al.
2003/0217700 November 2003 Northrop et al.

Other References

Dotors Foster Smith, Holiday special, 2003, "Jumbo Pan with Hood," p. 137. cited by examiner .
Van Ness Enclosed Cat Pan, Manufacturing Date Unknown. cited by other .
Stylette Espre Kitty Komplete Litter Box, Manufacturing Date Unknown. cited by other.

Primary Examiner: Zarfas; Louis S.
Assistant Examiner: Doan; Anhdao
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Locke Liddell & Sapp LLP

Description



FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of the hooded litter pan;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof,

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side elevational view being identical thereto;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

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