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D313575 Flower pot cover
Patent Drawings:Drawing: D313575-3    Drawing: D313575-4    
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Inventor: Weder, et al.
Date Issued: January 8, 1991
Application: 07/108,035
Filed: October 13, 1987
Inventors: Abrams; Robert C. (Edwardsville, IL)
Bergstrand; John W. (Highland, IL)
Bolk; Phyllis J. (Highland, IL)
Craig; Franklin J. (Valley Park, MO)
Donnelly; Wilma M. (Highland, IL)
Weder; Donald E. (Highland, IL)
Weder; Erwin H. (Highland, IL)
Weder; Wanda M. (Highland, CA)
Assignee: Highland Supply Corporation (Highland, IL)
Primary Examiner: Bullock; B. J.
Assistant Examiner:
Attorney Or Agent: Dunlap, Codding, Peterson & Lee
U.S. Class: D11/143; D11/164
Field Of Search: D11/142; D11/152; D11/153; D11/164; D11/155; D11/156; 47/66; 47/72; 206/423; 215/100.5; 229/4.5; 229/922; 248/27.8; 428/35.1; 428/542.6
International Class:
U.S Patent Documents: 209788; D254659; D287950; D289024; D289982; D292182; D292183; D292184; D292185; D292186; D292187; D292188; D292189; D292190; D292191; D292561; D292562; D292563; D293222; D293223; D293304; D293305; D293306; D293307; D293308; D293774; D293775; D296535; D297422; D298017; D301565; D302139; D302253; D302254; D302404; D302405; D302406; D302407; D303775; 1069675; 1446563; 1520647; 1868853; 1924926; 2302259; 2355559; 2482981; 2967652; 3022605; 3271922; 3488022; 3542616; 3962503; 4043077; 4118890; 4170618; 4216620; 4300312; 4413725; 4508223; 4733521; 4773182; 4795601; 4835834
Foreign Patent Documents: 560532
Other References: Curtis Wagner Co., Inc., Houston, Tex., shows thick, stiff, shiny red plastic pot cover with large scalloped border. (Photograph) Dateunknown..
Date of first use unknown, Jacobson Pot Cover Co., Scranton, Pa. advertising literature..
Photograph of Pot Cover, Manufacturer unknown, Date unknown..
Photocopy of Photo of Pot Cover ("Platform Pot Dresser") made by John Raisen Corp., San Francisco, Calif. Date of first use unknown..
Photograph of 2-part Pot Cover System made by Floral Decor, subsidiary of John Henry Co., Lansing Mich. date unknown..
Photo of Pot Cover made by a Holland company ("K.P.I."). Date of first public use believed to be late 1984..
"The Glass of Frederick Carder", copyright 1971, by P. V. Gardner, showing various styles of glass basket-like vases or containers..
"Speed Cover" brochure, published 1983 by Applicants, showing various Pot Covers..
"Speed Cover" brochure, published 1983 by Applicants, showing various Pot Covers..
Item published in 1936 by Gellman Bros., Minneapolis, Minn. Shows an assortment of Paper Hats..
Photo of various other flower pot wrapping, sold in rolls or sheets and used in the floral industry many years..
Photo of Pot Cover made of Woven Straw-like material, date unknown..
Photo of basket-type Pot Cover used in the floral industry, date unknown..
"Speed Cover" brochure, published 1984 by Applicants, showing various pot covers..

Claim: The ornamental design for a flower pot cover, as shown and described.
Description: FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a flower pot cover showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a reduced side elevational view thereof, all sides being substantially identical;

FIG. 3 is a reduced top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a reduced bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a reduced side elevational view of a second embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being the angle of the skirt;

FIG. 6 is a reduced side elevational view of a third embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being the angle of the skirt;

FIG. 7 is a reduced bottom plan view of a fourth embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being the contrasting surface indicated by the cross-hatching;

FIG. 8 is a top plan view of FIG. 7.

The flower pot cover has no substantial thickness.

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