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USD848082S1
USD848082S1 US29/561,099 US201629561099F USD848082S US D848082 S1 USD848082 S1 US D848082S1 US 201629561099 F US201629561099 F US 201629561099F US D848082 S USD848082 S US D848082S
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FIG. 1 is a first perspective view showing our new design for an automatic ball launcher, taken from an upper right front angle.

FIG. 2 is a second perspective view of the automatic ball launcher of FIG. 1, taken from an upper right rear angle.

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a back elevational view thereof.

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof.

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view thereof.

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof.

The structural features shown in broken lines have been shown for the purpose of illustrating portions of the automatic ball launcher that form no part of the claimed design. The ball in FIGS. 1 and 3 is shown in broken lines to illustrate function of the automatic ball launcher. No claim is made herein to a method of operating the automatic ball launcher.

The broken lines for the trademark “PetSafe” are included for the purpose of illustrating environment and form no part of the claimed design.

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  1. The ornamental design for an automatic ball launcher, as shown and described.
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