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United States Patent D630,138
Bucher ,   et al. January 4, 2011

Vehicle upper grille


CLAIM An ornamental design for a vehicle upper grille, as shown and described.
Inventors: Bucher; George (Dearborn, MI), Betancourt; Melvin (Shelby Township, MI), Izard; Brian (Northville, MI)
Assignee: Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, MI)
Appl. No.: D/356,257
Filed: February 23, 2010

Current U.S. Class: D12/163
Current International Class: 1216
Field of Search: D12/163,196,171,169,216,90-92,86 180/68.1,68.6 296/193.11

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D480997 October 2003 DeBerti
D491495 June 2004 Metros et al.
D524200 July 2006 Yagi et al.
D532722 November 2006 Suzuki et al.
D537019 February 2007 Pfeiffer
D561068 February 2008 Golden et al.
D584996 January 2009 Jamieson et al.
D585796 February 2009 Nagasaka et al.
D600170 September 2009 Endoh
D607787 January 2010 Golden et al.
D610495 February 2010 Bucher et al.

Other References

Ford Concept Ecosport At, 2006 Sao Paulo Brazil Auto Show. cited by other .
Ford Concept Explorer America, Jan. 2008 NA Auto Show. cited by other .
Ford Explorer 4.0 Limited, Jan. 2009 NA Auto Show. cited by other.

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


FIG. 1 is a top plan view of a vehicle upper grille;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view of the vehicle upper grille;

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

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

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view of the vehicle upper grille; and,

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of the vehicle upper grille.

The broken lines and the lighter contrast areas shown throughout the drawing are shown for illustrative purpose only and form no part of the claimed design.

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