Tea strainer

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FIG. 1 is a front, right side perspective view of a tea strainer embodying is my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view, left side view being the mirror image thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a front, right side, exploded perspective view of a tea strainer shown in an open position.

In the drawings, the broken lines in FIGS. 6 and 7 depict portions of the design that form no part of the claim.


The ornamental design for a tea strainer, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D645712
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 4, 2010
Date of Patent: Sep 27, 2011
Assignee: Lee Yuan Housewares Co. Ltd. (Kowloon)
Inventor: Yu Hin Wong (Kowloon)
Primary Examiner: Elizabeth J Oswecki
Attorney: Intellectual Property Law Group LLP
Application Number: 29/363,159
Current U.S. Class: D7/667