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United States Patent D821,185
Joshi ,   et al. June 26, 2018

Bracket for a deployable step


CLAIM The ornamental design for a bracket for a deployable step, as shown and described.
Inventors: Joshi; Samir Vikas (Bangalore, IN), Patil; Abhijit Eknath (Bangalore, IN), Khanapure; Sudheer Kadappa (Bangalore, IN), Nirhali; Pratik Rajendra (Bangalore, IN)
Name City State Country Type




Assignee: General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)
Appl. No.: D/573,682
Filed: August 9, 2016

Current U.S. Class: D8/381
Current International Class: 0805
Field of Search: ;D8/321,380,381,400,349,373,354,355,107,300,303,316,319,308,366,367,402-404 ;D6/320,523,549 ;16/414,415,417 ;280/166,169 ;34/6

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Primary Examiner: Rogers; Lakiya G
Assistant Examiner: Swangin; Altaira J
Attorney, Agent or Firm: GE Global Patent Operation Kramer; John A.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a bracket for a deployable step depicting our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 6 is an opposite side view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a rear plan view thereof.

The circular broken line features of FIGS. 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7 are included to show portions of the article which form no part of the claimed design. All other broken or dash-dot lines in the figures represent contour lines.

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