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United States Patent D648,217
Fahey ,   et al. November 8, 2011

Ball-shaped bottle with secondary cavity

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a ball-shaped bottle with a secondary cavity, as shown and described.
Inventors: Fahey; Lonnie Joseph (Belle Plaine, MN), Weber; William Paul (Chanhassen, MN), Geithmann; Martin T. (Maumee, OH)
Assignee: Emergent Technologies, L.L.C. (Chanhassen, MN)
Appl. No.: D/379,453
Filed: November 19, 2010

Current U.S. Class: D9/500 ; D9/519; D9/520; D9/745
Current International Class: 0901
Field of Search: D9/500,502-505,516,519,521,549,558,574-575,737-738,743-745 D24/224 215/379,381-382 220/660,662,669-673,675

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Primary Examiner: Simmons; Ian
Assistant Examiner: Sipos; Dana L
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Pauly, DeVries, Smith & Deffner, L.L.C.

Description



FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a ball-shaped bottle with a secondary cavity.

FIG. 2 is a side view of the ball-shaped bottle with a secondary cavity.

FIG. 3 is a top view of the ball-shaped bottle with a secondary cavity.

FIG. 4 is a bottom view of the ball-shaped bottle with a secondary cavity; and,

FIG. 5 is a cross-section view of the lower portion of the ball-shaped bottle with secondary cavity.

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