Bottom rail for architectural covering

- Hunter Douglas Inc.
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FIG. 1 is a reduced isometric view of the bottom rail of the present invention shown in the preferred environment of a retractable Venetian blind-type product.

FIG. 2 is a top isometric view of the bottom rail.

FIG. 3 is a front elevation of the rail shown in FIG. 2.

FIG. 4 is a top plan view of the rail.

FIG. 5 is a left end elevation of the rail.

FIG. 6 is a right end elevation of the rail.

FIG. 7 is a rear elevation of the rail; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom plan view of the rail.

The broken lines are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

FIGS. 2, 4, 7 and 8 have been shown broken away for ease of illustration.


The ornamental design for a bottom rail for architectural covering, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D530131
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 18, 2005
Date of Patent: Oct 17, 2006
Assignee: Hunter Douglas Inc. (Upper Saddle River, NJ)
Inventors: Ted Chatham (Mantachie, MS), Michael Daniels (Denville, NJ)
Primary Examiner: Holly Baynham
Assistant Examiner: Cynthia M. Chin
Attorney: Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Application Number: 29/243,131
Current U.S. Class: D6/580