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United States Patent D837,051
Dumville January 1, 2019

Packaging for tobacco products


CLAIM The ornamental design for a packaging for tobacco products, as shown and described.
Inventors: Dumville; Anthony (Epesses, CH)
Name City State Country Type




Assignee: Philip Morris Products S.A. (Neuchatel, CH)
Appl. No.: 35/503,076
Filed: November 29, 2016

International Registration

Int'l Reg. No. Int'l Reg. Date Int'l Reg.
Publication Date
Hague Int'l
Filing Date
DM/095172 Nov 29, 2016 Jun 2, 2017 Nov 29, 2016

Foreign Application Priority Data

Jun 2, 2016 [EM] 003169010-0001
Jun 2, 2016 [EM] 003169010-0012
Jun 2, 2016 [EM] 003169010-0013
Jun 2, 2016 [EM] 003169010-0023

Current U.S. Class: D9/432
Current International Class: 0903
Field of Search: ;D27/186 ;D9/432 ;229/145,148,225

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
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2369387 February 1945 Williamson
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D705053 May 2014 Nameth
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2006/0011498 January 2006 Giannini
2006/0266662 November 2006 Sugiharto

Other References

Philip Morris Launches New Type of Smokeless Cigarette, by Vranks, dated Nov. 25, 2014, 21 pages. Found online Apr. 18, 2018 at http://vaperanks.com/phillip-morris-launches-new-type-of-smokeless-cigare- tte/ (Year: 2014). cited by examiner .
Philip Morris Int. plans to launch its iQOS heatstick in the US, by Diane Caruana, dated Oct. 7, 2016, 3 pages. Found online Apr. 18, 2018 at https://www.vapingpost.com/2016/10/07/philip-morris-int-plans-to-launch-i- ts-iqos-heatstick-in-the-us/ (Year: 2016). cited by examiner.

Primary Examiner: Spear; Robert M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.


1.-2. Packaging for tobacco products

Designs 1 and 2: x.1 top right front perspective; x.2 front elevational; x.3 rear elevational; x.4 left side; x.5 right side; x.6 top plan; x.7 bottom plan; x.8 open lid perspective view; packaging for tobacco products and aerosol releasing substances, lid can be opened by rotation about the rear folding line; elements drawn in broken lines in the drawings are shown for purposes of illustration only and do not form a part of the claimed design; figure x.8 should only be a reference view without limiting the scope of protection.

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