Athletic shorts

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FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of “athletic shorts” showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front top right side perspective view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a bottom front left side perspective view thereof.


The ornamental design for “athletic shorts”, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
2983924 May 1961 Cohen et al.
4850056 July 25, 1989 Gardner et al.
4894867 January 23, 1990 Ceravalo et al.
Other references
  • Sportpages Catalog Summer 1980, p. 18 item 18F shorts.*
  • Sportpages Catalog Summer 1979, p. 16 item 16C shorts.*
  • Hong Kong Apparel vol. II 1996, p. 203 Metimex S.A. black shorts with red side inserts, bottom of page, center.*
  • Hong Kong Apparel vol. II 1996, p. 296 Fantakea Trading Ltd. shorts in center of page with inserts on both legs.
Patent History
Patent number: D487609
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 12, 2000
Date of Patent: Mar 23, 2004
Inventor: Richard A. Cruz (Pine Hill, NJ)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Deanne Levy
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Norman E. Lehrer
Application Number: 29/124,773
Current U.S. Class: D2/731
International Classification: 0202;