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United States Patent D665,027
Packard ,   et al. August 7, 2012

Tape dispenser


CLAIM The ornamental design for a tape dispenser, as shown and described.
Inventors: Packard; Joy A. (Hudson, WI), Crutchley; Shaelyn D. (St. Paul, MN), Broen; Martin E. (Milan, IT)
Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company (St. Paul, MN)
Appl. No.: D/406,514
Filed: November 15, 2011

Current U.S. Class: D19/69
Current International Class: 1902
Field of Search: D19/70,69,36,68 242/588.6,588.2 225/77,6,56,39,26,25,19,11,34 206/411 156/577,527,523

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Primary Examiner: Murphy; Austin
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Weber; Kevin W. Hass; Irina


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tape dispenser showing the new design;

FIG. 2 is a side view, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof.

The broken lines showing a cutting blade and certain features on the top and sides of the tape dispenser form no part of the claimed design.

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