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United States Patent D541,709
Lau ,   et al. May 1, 2007

Vehicle bumper cover


CLAIM The ornamental design for a vehicle bumper cover, as shown and described.
Inventors: Lau; Chelsia (Ann Arbor, MI), Schiavone; Patrick (Birmingham, MI)
Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC (Dearborn, MI)
Appl. No.: D/237,814
Filed: September 7, 2005

Current U.S. Class: D12/169
Current International Class: 1216
Field of Search: D12/90-92,86,169,196 296/180.1,180.2 293/102,113,115,117,120

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D522938 June 2006 Iwanaga
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Primary Examiner: Brown; Melody N.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Porcari; Damian


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a vehicle bumper cover attached to a vehicle, no part of the vehicle is claimed;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the vehicle bumper cover;

FIG. 3 is a front view of the vehicle bumper cover;

FIG. 4 is a right side view of the vehicle bumper cover, the left side (not shown) is a mirror of the right side;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view of the vehicle bumper cover; and,

FIG. 6 is an enlarged fragmental front view of the area marked 6 in FIG. 3.

The broken lines are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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