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United States Patent D792,477
McConnell ,   et al. July 18, 2017

Mower deck height-of-cut matrix structure


CLAIM The ornamental design for a mower deck height-of-cut matrix structure, as shown and described.
Inventors: McConnell; Kenneth L. (Lincoln, NE), Johnson; Sandra J. (Wilber, NE), Oliver; Joseph J. (Lincoln, NE)
Name City State Country Type

Exmark Manufacturing Company, Incorporated



Assignee: Exmark Manufacturing Company, Incorporated (Beatrice, NE)
Appl. No.: D/565,904
Filed: May 25, 2016

Current U.S. Class: D15/17; D15/15
Current International Class: 1503
Field of Search: ;D15/14-18,23,28,31 ;56/13.3,13.4,16.1,17.4,15.8,15.9,16.7,202,255,294,320.1,320.2 ;180/900,273,68.6,69.21

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2006/0037299 February 2006 Kallevig

Other References

IDS NPL Document 1, "Scag FreedomZ." Scag Power Equipment, Mayville, WI, USA. Believed available at least as early as Mar. 15, 2015; 1 page. cited by applicant .
IDS NPL Document 2, "Toro GM7200 midmount unit." The Toro Company, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Believed available at least as early as 2014; 1 page. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Goodwin; Mark
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Mueting, Raasch & Gebhardt, P.A.


FIG. 1 is a left front perspective view of a mower deck height-of-cut matrix structure in accordance with the claimed design and shown attached to a riding lawn mower;

FIG. 2 is a left rear perspective view of the design of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevation view of the design of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a front elevation view of the design of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevation view of the design of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 6 is a top plan view of the design of FIG. 1.

The rear elevation view of the claimed design (not shown) is a mirror image of the front elevation view illustrated in FIG. 4. The bottom plan view is not shown and forms no part of the claimed design.

The dot-dash broken lines in the figures immediately adjacent the solid lines represent a boundary between claimed and unclaimed subject matter and form no part of the claimed design.

The dash-dash broken lines in the figures (including the riding lawn mower in FIG. 1, the portions adjacent the dot-dash broken lines, and other aspects) represent environment in which the claimed design may be embodied, and which form no part of the claimed design.

The labels used herein to describe orientation (e.g., front, rear, left, right) are merely for reference and are not intended to limit the interpretation of the design.

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