Vacuum cleaner
United States Patent D309203

Goodrich, Gordon W. (Grand Rapids, MI)
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Amway Corporation (Ada, MI)
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Field of Search:
D32/21-22, D32/24, D32/32-34, 15/320-322, 15/328-329, 15/333, 15/338, 15/347, 15/349-351, 15/353, 15/352, 15/412, 15/415R, 15/415A, 15/418-422
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US Patent References:
4709942Safety ski binding including an automatic compensation mechanismDecember, 1987Sletten, II15/321
4686735Modular carpet cleaning apparatusAugust, 1987Soeffker et al.15/320
D287894Carpet cleanerJanuary, 1987Watkins et al.D32/22
4571772Upright vacuum cleaning applianceFebruary, 1986Dyson15/335
4559665Indicator nozzle for cleaning devicesDecember, 1985Fitzwater154/15R
3959844Carpet soil extractorJune, 1976Cyphert15/320
3797064FILTER BAG CLEANING MEANSMarch, 1974MacFarland15/351
3040362Suction cleaning apparatusJune, 1962Krammes15/320
2824335Mobile suction floor cleanerFebruary, 1958Moffat15/345
1887600Airway suction cleanerNovember, 1932Replogle
1759947Domestic applianceMay, 1930Lee

Foreign References:
GB1013996July, 1983
Other References:
Allan Winn, "Ideas from Prototypes", Technology: Aug. 25, 1983, p. 36.
Deborah Vajda Goertz, "One Fell Sweep", Design: Mar. 1984, p. 104.
Primary Examiner:
Word, Hugo A.
Assistant Examiner:
Mcinroy, Ruth
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Mohr, Michael A.
1. The ornamental design for a vacuum cleaner, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a top, front and left side perspective view of a vacuum cleaner showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top, rear and left side perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a top, rear and left side perspective view in operation; and

FIG. 9 is a top, front and right side perspective view thereof.

The centrifugal separator shown in broken lines in FIGS. 1, 4 and 5 is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.