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United States Patent D621,394
Richardson ,   et al. August 10, 2010

Case

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a case, as shown and described.
Inventors: Richardson; Curtis R. (Fort Collins, CO), Loudenslager; John H. (Phoenix, AZ), Johnson; Jamie L. (Fort Collins, CO), Willes; Stephen (Fort Collins, CO)
Assignee: Otter Products, LLC (Ft. Collins, CO)
Appl. No.: D/344,690
Filed: October 2, 2009

Current U.S. Class: D14/250
Current International Class: 1403
Field of Search: D14/140,142,167,217,218,240,242,248,250-253,299,341-347,440 D3/200-201,215,218-219,226,228,269,301,272-273,276,294 D13/103,107-108,119 220/4.02 224/191,240,241,245,682-683 248/206.2-206.4,220.21,279.1,309.1 361/679.3,679.56 379/420.04,426,433.11,446-447,454,455 455/575.1,575.6,575.7,575.8,575.9 190/100 206/305,320

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Primary Examiner: Spear; Robert M
Assistant Examiner: Wright; Carla Jobe

Description



FIG. 1 is an isometric view of a case showing our new design.

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a rear view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof.

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof.

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.

In the drawing, the broken lines depict unclaimed environment.

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