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United States Patent D701,151
Cartabiano ,   et al. March 18, 2014

Front fascia for an automobile


CLAIM The ornamental design for a front fascia for an automobile, as shown and described.
Inventors: Cartabiano; Ian Richard (Torrance, CA), Kim; Peter (Northville, MI)
Name City State Country Type

Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha



Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha (JP)
Appl. No.: D/432,631
Filed: September 18, 2012

Foreign Application Priority Data

Mar 27, 2012 [JP] 2012-006906

Current U.S. Class: D12/169
Current International Class: 1216
Field of Search: ;D12/86,90,91,92,163,164,169,171,196,216 ;180/68.4,68.6 ;293/102,112,113,115,117,120 ;296/180.1,180.2

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Other References

2013 Toyota Avalon. Electronic Brochure. Apr. 11, 2013 [online], [retrieved on Oct. 10, 2013]. Retrieved from the Internet <URL: http://www.auto-brochures.com/makes/Toyota/Avalon/Toyota.sub.--US%20Avalo- n.sub.--2013.pdf>. cited by examiner .
Audi, Audi A7 Sportback, netcarshow.com, http://www.netcarshow.com/audi/2011-a7.sub.--sportback/, available as early as Mar. 6, 2012. cited by applicant .
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Primary Examiner: Hyder; Philip S
Assistant Examiner: Ly; Darlington
Attorney, Agent or Firm: SAIDMAN DesignLaw Group


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a first embodiment of a front fascia for an automobile showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front 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; and,

FIG. 6 is a right side elevation view thereof.

The broken lines shown in the drawings illustrate portions of the front fascia for an automobile that are environmental structures and form no part of the claimed design.

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