Surface pattern applied to a doughnut pastry

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FIG. 1 is a top side perspective view of a surface pattern applied to a doughnut pastry showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view of the environmental doughnut pastry; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view of the environmental doughnut pastry.

The doughnut pastry is shown in broken lines for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a surface pattern applied to a doughnut pastry, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
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D418964 January 18, 2000 Biton
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Patent History
Patent number: D458003
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 26, 2000
Date of Patent: Jun 4, 2002
Inventors: Thomas Paul Weldon (Charlotte, NC), Kristen Marie Weldon (Charlotte, NC), Kerry Rebecca Weldon (Charlotte, NC)
Primary Examiner: Alan P. Douglas
Assistant Examiner: Linda Brooks
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Kevin Weldon
Application Number: 29/125,521
Current U.S. Class: D1/129
International Classification: 0101;