Upper liftgate panel

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FIG. 1 is a rear perspective view of a upper liftgate panel showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a opposite side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof.

It will be understood that the broken lines shown in the drawings illustrate portions of the upper liftgate panel that form no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for upper liftgate panel, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D960062
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 12, 2021
Date of Patent: Aug 9, 2022
Assignee: FCA US LLC (Auburn Hills, MI)
Inventors: Taylor A. Langhals (Waterford, MI), Tome Jovanoski (Shelby Township, MI), Timothy W. Anness (Rochester Hills, MI)
Primary Examiner: Manpreet S Matharu
Assistant Examiner: Suzanne E Tisdell
Application Number: 29/815,332
Current U.S. Class: Exterior Panel Or Door (D12/196)