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United States Patent D797,976
Bernard ,   et al. September 19, 2017

Edge lit recessed linear fixture


CLAIM The ornamental design for an edge lit recessed linear fixture, as shown and described herein.
Inventors: Bernard; Randy (Cary, NC), Snell; Nathan (Raleigh, NC), Lay; James Michael (Apex, NC), Pratt; S. Scott (Cary, NC)
Name City State Country Type




Assignee: CREE, INC. (Durham, NC)
Appl. No.: D/517,633
Filed: February 13, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D26/74
Current International Class: 2605
Field of Search: ;D26/74,72,75,76,77,78,85,88,89,118,138,141 ;362/364,365,373,145,146,147,148,150,153,153.1,294,296.01,296.07,296.08

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Primary Examiner: Lee; Angela J
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Koppel, Patrick, Heybl & Philpott


FIG. 1 is a bottom, left side, front perspective view of a light fixture according to the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view, the rear elevation view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevation view, the left side elevation view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof.

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