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United States Patent D656,860
Fortescue April 3, 2012

Jewelry bead


CLAIM The ornamental design for a jewelry bead, as shown and described.
Inventors: Fortescue; James M. (Washington, NC)
Assignee: Starcraft Diamonds, Inc. (Washington, NC)
Appl. No.: D/366,017
Filed: July 19, 2010

Current U.S. Class: D11/89
Current International Class: 1101
Field of Search: D11/1-2,26-29,86,89-92,11,43,79 63/23,26-28,32,33,38

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D61134 June 1922 Gianera
1829880 November 1931 Stockert
D131621 March 1942 Randall
D441314 May 2001 Nisguretsky
D442113 May 2001 Nisguretsky
D521408 May 2006 Peterson
Primary Examiner: Seifert; Ralf
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Barlow, Josephs & Holmes, Ltd.


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of the jewelry bead in accordance with the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a right side view thereof.

The portions of the design shown in broken line are present for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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