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USD779077S1
USD779077S1 US29/503,003 US201429503003F USD779077S US D779077 S1 USD779077 S1 US D779077S1 US 201429503003 F US201429503003 F US 201429503003F US D779077 S USD779077 S US D779077S
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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an ankle brace,

FIG. 2 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 5 is rear view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.

It is noted that the ankle brace illustrated in the drawings is for use on a right foot and it is understood that, for an ankle brace for use on a left foot, but still in accordance with the ornamental design illustrated in the drawings, each of the respective views shown in the Figures would be a mirror image thereof.

The broken lines illustrate portions of the ankle brace which form no part of the claimed design.

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  1. The ornamental design for an ankle brace, as shown and described.
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USD509586S1 (en) 2005-01-03 2005-09-13 Teresa Ann Lee I.V. shoe
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