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United States Patent D783,084
Pollaro April 4, 2017



CLAIM The ornamental design for piano, as shown and described.
Inventors: Pollaro; Frank (Union City, NJ)
Name City State Country Type


Union City


Assignee: STEINWAY & SONS (Long Island City, NY)
Appl. No.: D/451,638
Filed: April 5, 2013

Current U.S. Class: D17/7
Current International Class: 1701
Field of Search: ;D17/7-9,18,21,24,99 ;84/12-13,26,173-174,423R ;984/53

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D8782 November 1875 Steinway
489231 January 1893 Reed
D56295 September 1920 McConnell
1401115 December 1921 Edmands
D64464 April 1924 Lehr
D67646 June 1925 Dietz et al.
D74530 February 1928 Zaiser
D74532 February 1928 Zaiser
D74533 February 1928 Zaiser
D74535 February 1928 Zaiser
2134680 November 1938 Beck
D113631 March 1939 Gugler
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D308068 May 1990 Seiler
D318059 July 1991 Castle
D414797 October 1999 Pollaro
8344230 January 2013 Rahe
2010/0050850 March 2010 Rahe
Foreign Patent Documents
301021419 Sep 2009 CN
301452302 Jan 2011 CN
D055767-011 Jun 2001 EM
842848-001 Sep 1984 FR
044332-002 Jan 2005 FR
20116107-001 Feb 2012 FR

Other References

Baldwin Zebra Custom Grand Piano (closeup).jpg--Wikimedia Commons, picture file date Aug. 24, 2009, online, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Baldwin.sub.--Zebra.sub.--Custom.s- ub.--Grand.sub.--Piano.sub.--(closeup).jpg, [site visited Apr. 2, 2015 8:33:42 PM]. cited by examiner .
Rippen Lindner Tilting Piano, design 1969, online, http://www.periodpiano.com/RippenLindnerTiltingPiano.html, [site visited Apr. 2, 2015 8:40:08 PM]. cited by examiner .
Erard, Paris, 1910 :: The Period Piano Company, circa 1910, online, http://www.periodpiano.com/grand.sub.--pianos/Erard-Paris-1910.html, [site visited Apr. 2, 2015 8:37:05 PM]. cited by examiner.

Primary Examiner: Windmuller; John
Assistant Examiner: Yeh; John R


A portion of the disclosure of this patent document contains material which is subject to trademark protection. This patent document may show and/or describe matter which is or may become trade dress of Steinway. The trade dress owner has no objection to the facsimile reproduction by anyone of the patent disclosure as it appears in the Patent and Trademark Office patent files or records, but otherwise reserves all copyright and trade dress rights whatsoever.

The file of this patent contains drawings executed in color. Copies of this patent with color drawings will be provided by the Office upon request and payment of the necessary fee.

FIG. 1 is a right-hand perspective view of piano, opened, showing my new design.

FIG. 2 is a left-hand perspective view of piano, opened, showing my new design.

FIG. 3 is a top view of piano, opened, showing my new design; and,

FIG. 4 is a top view of piano, closed, showing my new design.

The broken lines represent portions of the piano that form no part of the claimed design.

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