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United States Patent D588,511
Song ,   et al. March 17, 2009

Vehicle hood


CLAIM The ornamental design for a vehicle hood, as shown and described.
Inventors: Song; Solomon H (Farmington Hills, MI), Behmer; Darrell Paul (Novi, MI), Callum; Moray Stuart (Ann Arbor, MI)
Assignee: Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, MI)
Appl. No.: D/295,955
Filed: October 11, 2007

Current U.S. Class: D12/173
Current International Class: 1216
Field of Search: D12/173,196,86,90-92 180/69.21,69.2,69.22

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D480339 October 2003 Boyer
D514484 February 2006 Nagashima
D545735 July 2007 Angelo et al.
D548651 August 2007 Chiang
D563292 March 2008 Platto et al.

Other References

Detroit Auto Show: A conversation with Peter Horbury, Detroit 2007, http://www.autoblog.com (18 pages). cited by other .
Lincoln Concept MKR, Detroit 2007 (4 pages). cited by other .
Popular Mechanics, Lincoln MKS, Town Car Successor, May 21, 2007 http://www.popularmechanics.com (1 page). cited by other .
Winding Road, Spied: Lincoln MKS Sedan, Apr. 18, 2007 http://news.windingroad.com (2 pages). cited by other .
Lincoln Concept Zephyr, Detroit 2005 (4 pages). cited by other .
Lincoln Concept MKS, Detroit 2006 (4 pages). cited by other .
Lincoln MKZ AWD (P) 4dr Sedan, New York 2007 (4 pages). cited by other.

Primary Examiner: Brown; Melody N
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Porcari; Damian


FIG. 1 is left side perspective view of a vehicle hood;

FIG. 2 is right side perspective view of the vehicle hood;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view of the vehicle hood;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view of the vehicle hood;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view of the vehicle hood;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view of the vehicle hood; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view of the vehicle hood.

The vehicle hood is styled independently of adjacent vehicle panels. To the extent that any feature lines are illustrated, they are intended to illustrate the crest and valley of the feature and are not necessarily sharp bends in the part. Shading is used to illustrate the curvature of the part and not color. Areas shown in or sounded by broken lines are not claimed. Any functional features of the vehicle hood are not claimed. Views are orthogonal projections unless otherwise noted. The various views are not necessarily to scale in order to better illustrate the design.

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