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United States Patent D817,864
Maekawa ,   et al. May 15, 2018

Solar battery modules


CLAIM The ornamental design for solar battery modules, as shown and described.
Inventors: Maekawa; Akimichi (Daito, JP), Hashimoto; Haruhisa (Daito, JP), Murakami; Youhei (Daito, JP), Kanno; Hiroshi (Daito, JP)
Name City State Country Type

Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Osaka-shi, Osaka


Appl. No.: D/578,392
Filed: September 21, 2016

Foreign Application Priority Data

Mar 25, 2016 [JP] 2016-006455

Current U.S. Class: D13/102
Current International Class: 1302
Field of Search: ;D6/300,310,314 ;D8/354 ;D13/101,102,103,118,119,184,199 ;D21/494 ;D25/57,139,180,141,143,144

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D652375 January 2012 Kannou et al.
D670239 November 2012 Kannou et al.
D689016 September 2013 Nook
D697471 January 2014 Castillo-Aguilella
D742306 November 2015 Tohoda et al.
9691925 June 2017 Niinobe
2013/0061904 March 2013 Tai
2014/0366928 December 2014 Niinobe
2016/0105144 April 2016 Haynes
2016/0260858 September 2016 Maekawa
2016/0268466 September 2016 Ogawa
2016/0268964 September 2016 Maekawa
2016/0308082 October 2016 Ishii
2017/0069776 March 2017 Yang
2017/0186898 June 2017 Kudo

Other References

Solar Panel Costs Are Set to Drop, posted at Redorbit.com, posted on Dec. 1, 2009, [online], [site visited Jul. 24, 2017]. Available from Internet, <http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1793226/solar_panel_costs_are_se- t_to_drop/>. cited by examiner .
Solar Cells, Modules, and Arrays, posted at Pveducation.com, posted on Feb. 18, 2015, [online], [site visited Jul. 24, 2017]. Available from Internet, <http://web.archive.org/web/20150218101216/https://pveducati- on.com/solar-concepts/solar-cells-modules-arrays/>. cited by examiner .
Circle Solar Module, posted at China-calculators.com, posted on May 29, 2012, [online], [site visited Jul. 24, 2017]. Available from Internet, <https://web.archive.org/web/20120529021622/http://www.china-calculato- rs.com/solar-panel/round-solarpanel.html>. cited by examiner.

Primary Examiner: Calabrese; Mary Ann
Assistant Examiner: Ho; Catherine
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP


FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of solar battery modules showing our new design.

FIG. 2 is a partial elevational view thereof, taken along lines 2-2 of FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a partial front elevational view thereof, taken along lines 3-3 of FIG. 1.

FIG. 4 is a partial front elevational view thereof, taken along lines 4-4 of FIG. 1.

FIG. 5 is a partial front elevational view thereof, taken along lines 5-5 of FIG. 1.

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof.

FIG. 7 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side elevational view being a mirror image thereof.

FIG. 8 is a top plan view thereof.

FIG. 9 is an enlarged view of portion 9-9 in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 10 is an enlarged view of portion 10-10 in FIG. 1.

The evenly-spaced broken lines illustrate environmental structure and the dash-dot-dash lines illustrate a boundary of the claimed design for those figures, and both of them form no part of the claimed design.

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