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United States Patent D781,188
Wolff ,   et al. March 14, 2017

Vehicle front upper grille


CLAIM The ornamental design for a vehicle front upper grille, as shown and described.
Inventors: Wolff; Max (Birmingham, MI), Song; Solomon (Farmington Hills, MI)
Name City State Country Type

Ford Global Technologies, LLC



Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC (Dearborn, MI)
Appl. No.: D/544,852
Filed: November 6, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D12/163
Current International Class: 1216
Field of Search: ;D12/86,90,91,92,163,169,196,171,216 ;D15/31 ;180/68.1,68.6 ;293/103,115,117,120,193.1,193.11

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D479166 September 2003 Tanaka
D494513 August 2004 Ito
D525920 August 2006 Toyoda
D528480 September 2006 Otsubo
D539194 March 2007 Moses
D555052 November 2007 Suzuki
D560572 January 2008 Okamoto
D575688 August 2008 Miyata
D664479 July 2012 Platto
D664899 August 2012 Platto
D668590 October 2012 Furst
D670214 November 2012 Watanabe
D679225 April 2013 Gifford
D691930 October 2013 Song et al.
D712316 September 2014 O'Donnell
D716706 November 2014 Thole
D721019 January 2015 Pevovar
D769779 October 2016 Woodhouse

Other References

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Primary Examiner: Ly; Darlington
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Porcari; Damian


FIG. 1 is a top, front, and left side perspective view of the vehicle front upper grille showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top, front, and right side perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top, rear, and left side perspective view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 9 is a bottom plan view thereof.

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