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Publication numberUSD634626 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/308,549
Publication date22 Mar 2011
Filing date20 Jun 2008
Priority date20 Jun 2008
Publication number29308549, 308549, US D634626 S1, US D634626S1, US-S1-D634626, USD634626 S1, USD634626S1
InventorsCasey Joseph Gustafson, Robbert E. Rietbroek, Peter Goldman, Lee Anne Hilsabeck, Kevin Sams, Chung-Tao Tu
Original AssigneeThe Procter & Gamble Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Portion of a toothbrush package
US D634626 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a portion of a toothbrush package, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view as seen from the front and left side of a portion of a toothbrush package showing our new design, it being understood that the differently hatched surfaces of the toothbrush package represent contrasting colors and that similarly hatched surfaces represent similar colors;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a back side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof;

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

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken lines are included for the purpose of illustrating a portion of the toothbrush package that forms no part of the claimed design.

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U.S. ClassificationD09/434, D09/415