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Publication numberUSD485426 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/169,539
Publication date20 Jan 2004
Filing date23 Oct 2002
Priority date16 Aug 2002
Also published asCA100351S
Publication number169539, 29169539, US D485426 S1, US D485426S1, US-S1-D485426, USD485426 S1, USD485426S1
InventorsMario Di Girolamo
Original AssigneeOpal Limited
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US D485426 S1
Abstract  available in
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  1. The ornamental design for an insole, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a bottom perspective view of an insole for a left-foot, the insole for the right foot being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view of the insole;

FIG. 3 is a side view taken from the inside, with the bottom of the insole being on the top of the Figure;

FIG. 4 is a side view taken from the outside;

FIG. 5 is a front view;

FIG. 6 is a rear view;

FIG. 7 is a top perspective view; and,

FIG. 8 is a top plan view.

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