Earplug

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Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing the new design for an earplug.

FIG. 2 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top perspective view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a left view thereof, the right view, front view and rear view being identical thereto.

The broken line showing portions of the article is included for the purpose of illustrating environmental structure and forms no part of the claimed design. Any shading is provided to illustrate contour only and is not an indication of surface texture.

Claims

The ornamental design for an earplug, as shown and described.

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Other references

  • U.S. Appl. No. 29/491,291 to Hamer, entitled Earplug Having a Tip Cavity, filed May 20, 2014.
  • U.S. Appl. No. 29/491,296 to Hamer, entitled Earplug Having a Flange Cavity Feature, filed May 20, 2014.
  • U.S. Appl. No. 29/491,294, to Hamer, entitled Tapered Earplug Having a Tip Cavity, filed May 20, 2014.
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Patent History

Patent number: D798435
Type: Grant
Filed: May 20, 2014
Date of Patent: Sep 26, 2017
Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (St. Paul, MN)
Inventors: Jeffrey L. Hamer (Springville, IN), Kenneth F. Teeters (Zionsville, IN), Ravi Thomas (Avon, IN)
Primary Examiner: Richelle G Shelton
Application Number: 29/491,298

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: Ear Plug Or Nose Clip (D24/106)