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United States Patent D554,661
Hoover ,   et al. November 6, 2007

Image for a portion of a display screen


CLAIM The ornamental design for an image for a portion of a display screen, as shown and described.
Inventors: Hoover; Paul (Kirkland, WA), Van Dongen; Niels (Seattle, WA), Hubbard; Dustin (Sammamish, WA), Rimas-Ribikauskas; Emily (Seattle, WA)
Assignee: Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA)
Appl. No.: D/242,537
Filed: November 14, 2005

Current U.S. Class: D14/487 ; D14/488
Current International Class: 1404
Field of Search: D14/485-495 D19/6 D20/11 715/700-867,973-977

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Primary Examiner: Brooks; Cathron C.
Assistant Examiner: Fluegeman; Deanna
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.


FIG. 1 is a front view of an image for a portion of a display screen showing our new design; and,

FIG. 2 is an enlarged view of the claimed region.

The broken line showing of various regions in the figures and the unshaded areas there within form no part of the claimed design. The broken line showing of the display screen is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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