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United States Patent D798,013
Chaffee ,   et al. September 19, 2017

Cleaning tool


CLAIM The ornamental design for a cleaning tool, as shown and described.
Inventors: Chaffee; Matthew D. (Minneapolis, MN), Baldwin; Mark W. (Woodbury, MN)
Name City State Country Type


St. Paul


Appl. No.: D/535,769
Filed: August 10, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D32/52
Current International Class: 0401
Field of Search: ;D32/40-45,50-52 ;D9/719,723-725

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Other References

Houseware Baby Bottle Brush Cleaning Tool/baby Bottles Brush With Sponge, Alibaba website copyright 2016, https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/houseware-baby-bottle-brush-cleani- ng-tool.sub.--60193075227.html, site visited Oct. 29, 2016. cited by examiner .
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Primary Examiner: Windmuller; John
Assistant Examiner: Yeh; John R
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Hass; Irina


FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing a new design for a cleaning tool;

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

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

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a perspective view thereof showing the cleaning tool with a handle.

The portions of the cleaning tool in FIGS. 1-6 shown in broken lines are included to show features that form no part of the claimed design.

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