Pattern for absorbent sheet material

- Fort James Corporation

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FIG. 1 is a plan view of a first embodiment of a pattern for an absorbent sheet material of the invention; and,

FIG. 2 is a plan view of a second embodiment of the pattern of the invention.

The broken lines, which form no part of the claimed design, depict a portion of the sheet material to which the pattern is applied, as well as the boundaries of one repeat unit of the claimed design. The pattern continues indeterminately in one or more directions.

The embodiments illustrated in the figures may be utilized individually or embossed on opposite sides of the same sheet material.

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Patent History
Patent number: D419782
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 2, 1998
Date of Patent: Feb 1, 2000
Assignee: Fort James Corporation (Neenah, WI)
Inventors: Megumi Saito (Brooklyn, NY), Galyn A. Schulz (Greenville, WI), Thomas Dietz (Green Bay, WI), Dinesh M. Bhat (Neenah, WI), Kenneth E. Saffran (Green Bay, WI), Richard D. Huss (Appleton, WI), William T. Buchholz (Greenville, WI)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Attorney: Michael W. Ferrell
Application Number: 0/95,948
Current U.S. Class: D 5/57; D5/53; D5/61
International Classification: 0506;