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United States Patent D778,031
Maier February 7, 2017

Sport shorts


CLAIM The ornamental design for sport shorts, as shown and described.
Inventors: Maier; Roger (San Pietro di Stabio, CH)
Name City State Country Type

ASSOS of Switzerland S.A.

San Pietro di Stabio


Assignee: Assos of Switzerland, S.A. (San Pietro Di Stabio, CH)
Appl. No.: D/491,625
Filed: May 22, 2014

Current U.S. Class: D2/742
Current International Class: 0202
Field of Search: ;D2/742,738,712,731,714 ;2/403,228,214,227,401,22,238,400

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Other References

Women Ladies 3D Padded Cycling Bike Bicycle Waist, Announced May 20, 2013, [ Site Visited Mar. 9, 2016 ]http://www.dhgate.com/store/product/women-ladies-3d-padded-cycling-bike-- bicycle/157436963.html. cited by examiner .
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Primary Examiner: Windmuller; John
Assistant Examiner: McNeil; Luqman
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Pryor Cashman LLP


FIG. 1 is a front view of a pair of sport shorts, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear view of a pair of sport shorts, showing our new design;

FIG. 3 is a left side view of a pair of sport shorts, showing our new design; and,

FIG. 4 is a right side view of a pair of sport shorts, showing our new design.

The heavy-lined zig-zag stitching shown on the front, back and sides of the sport shorts (shown in FIGS. 1 thorough 4) are part of the claimed invention. The waistband is shown in cross hatching to reflect the elasticity of the same and the contrast of material to the rest of the sport shorts. The broken lines are included for the purpose of illustrating portions of the bib shorts that form no part of the claimed design.

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