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United States Patent D568,400
Packard ,   et al. May 6, 2008

Tape dispenser


CLAIM The ornamental design for a tape dispenser, as shown and described.
Inventors: Packard; Joy A. (Hudson, WI), Hagglund; Joel K. (Oakdale, MN), Albrecht; Gary A. (Mahtomedi, MN)
Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company (St. Paul, MN)
Appl. No.: D/279,824
Filed: May 8, 2007

Current U.S. Class: D19/69
Current International Class: 0802
Field of Search: D19/36,70,69,68 D13/133,146 242/588.6,588.3,588.2 225/77,6,56,39,26,25,19,11 206/411 156/577,527,523

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Primary Examiner: Brooks; Cathron C.
Assistant Examiner: Murphy; Austin
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Adamson; Trisha D.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tape dispenser;

FIG. 2 is a left side view thereof, the right side view being a mirror image of the left side view;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken lines in the drawings are shown for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design. In addition, the surface shading illustrated in the drawings is provided merely to highlight the contour of design; it is not intended to be illustrative of texture or gloss.

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