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United States Patent D616,797
Lamm ,   et al. June 1, 2010

Vehicle skid plate


CLAIM An ornamental design for a vehicle skid plate, as shown and described.
Inventors: Lamm; Stefan (Koln, DE), Gueler; Murat (Koln, DE)
Assignee: Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, MI)
Appl. No.: D/344,499
Filed: September 30, 2009

Current U.S. Class: D12/196
Current International Class: 1216
Field of Search: D12/196,90-92,191,190,107,400,14-16 D15/17,23,31 296/57.1,180.1,180.2,181.1,181.5

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D474726 May 2003 Weber et al.
D487041 February 2004 Schlachter
D507516 July 2005 Marchese et al.
D508448 August 2005 Marchese et al.
D508668 August 2005 Marchese et al.
D508669 August 2005 Marchese et al.
D589414 March 2009 Futschik et al.
D599265 September 2009 Gueler et al.

Other References

Ford Focus 2.5 ST, Geneva Autoshow, Mar. 5, 2009, http://www.facts.ford.com. cited by other .
Car Spy Photos, Mar. 26, 2009, http://carsspyphotos.com/2011-ford-focus-3/. cited by other .
Spy Shots: Ford Verve mule spotted banging around in Australia, Jul. 4, 2009, http://spbcar.ru/news/en/article/22761/. cited by other .
Next Generation 2011 Ford Focus Mule First Spy Photos, August 28, 2009, http://www.worldcarfans.com/109082821357/next-generation-2011-ford-focus-- mule-first-spy-photos. cited by other.

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


FIG. 1 is a top plan view of a vehicle skid plate;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view of the vehicle skid plate;

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

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

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

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of the vehicle skid plate; and,

FIG. 7 is another perspective view of the vehicle skid plate.

The broken lines and surface members shown in faded lighter tones and enclosed in broken lines are for illustrative purpose only and form no part of the claimed design.

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