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Publication numberUSD618411 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/344,157
Publication date22 Jun 2010
Filing date24 Sep 2009
Priority date3 May 2007
Also published asCA122985S, USD602664
Publication number29344157, 344157, US D618411 S1, US D618411S1, US-S1-D618411, USD618411 S1, USD618411S1
InventorsCharles A. Crawford, Andrew M. Bober, Craig Connor, Mark Cors, Nicholas Reback, Daniel Lee
Original AssigneeDiversey, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Grip for a floor maintenance tool
US D618411 S1
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  1. We claim the ornamental design for a grip for a floor maintenance tool, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a front view of a grip for a floor maintenance tool embodying aspects of the invention.

FIG. 2 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is the opposite side view thereof.

The present application is directed to the shape and contour of a grip for a floor maintenance tool as illustrated in the drawings. With respect to illustrations featuring broken lines, the features shown in broken lines are not considered part of the design sought to be patented in that figure.

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U.S. ClassificationD32/40, D32/51, D32/50