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United States Patent D689,414
Endo September 10, 2013

Front grill for an automobile


CLAIM The ornamental design for a front grill for an automobile, as shown and described.
Inventors: Endo; Giichi (Kanagawa, JP)
Name City State Country Type

Endo; Giichi



Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Yokohama, JP)
Appl. No.: D/430,902
Filed: August 31, 2012

Foreign Application Priority Data

Mar 06, 2012 [JP] 2012-005051

Current U.S. Class: D12/163
Current International Class: 1216
Field of Search: D12/86,90,91,92,163,169,196,171,216 180/68.1,68.6 296/193.11

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Other References

The All-New 2013 Infiniti JX--Choose to Be Inspired. Electronic Brochure. PDF Dcoument dated Nov. 4, 2011 [online], [retrieved on Jun. 26, 2013]. Retrieved from the Internet <URL: http://www.auto-brochures.com/makes/Infiniti/JX/Infiniti.sub.--US%20JX.su- b.--2013.pdf>. cited by examiner .
Infiniti G Convertible--Free Your Senses. Transform Your World. Electronic Brochure. PDF Dcoument dated Sep. 28, 2011 [online], [retrieved on Jun. 26, 2013]. Retrieved from the Internet <URL: http://www.auto-brochures.com/makes/Infiniti/G/Infiniti.sub.--US%20G.sub.- --Convertible.sub.--2012.pdf>. cited by examiner.

Primary Examiner: Hyder; Philip S
Assistant Examiner: Ly; Darlington
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Global IP Counselors, LLP


FIG. 1 is a front elevation view of a front grill for an automobile in accordance with my new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a front-right side perspective view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a cross-sectional view thereof, as taken along the section line 8-8 in FIG. 1.

The broken line showing of the front grill is for purpose of illustrating environmental structure and forms no part of the claimed design.

The cross sectional view of FIG. 8 is provided to clarify the exact contour or configuration of the exterior surface of the front finisher, and no attempt is made to illustrate features of internal construction.

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