Title:
Faucet handle or the like
United States Patent D323022


Inventors:
Ragonot, Christian M. (Paris, FR)
Application Number:
07/375312
Publication Date:
01/07/1992
Filing Date:
07/03/1989
Assignee:
Jacob, Delafon (Paris, FR)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D23/238-243, D23/250-254, D8/300, D8/307-312, 4/191, 4/192, 16/118, 16/121, 137/801
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US Patent References:
D298411Combined lever and escutcheonNovember, 1988CastiglioniD8/308
D297357Kitchen faucet handleAugust, 1988SpanglerD23/252
4525894Handle for a single-control mixer valve and the likeJuly, 1985Knapp161/11R
D223913N/AJune, 1972NiemanD23/252
D219739N/AJanuary, 1971NiemannD23/238
D219779N/AJanuary, 1971TillerD23/238
D219780N/AJanuary, 1971NiemannD23/238
D115796N/AJuly, 1939Reinecke
D113399N/AFebruary, 1939ReineckeD23/252



Other References:
Domestic Engineering, Jul. 1960, p. 166, "Delta", Item.
Cesame advertisement for the "Ruby" handle, undated (admitted prior art).
American Standard advertisement for the "Ceramix" handle, undated (admitted prior art).
Sterling advertisement for the "Midas" touch control handle, undated (admitted prior art).
Jacob Delafon advertisement for the "Enduro" handle, undated (admitted prior art).
SOL advertisement for various handles, undated (admitted prior art).
Page 29 of a Kohler Co., brochure showing various "Coralais" handle designs, undated (admitted prior art).
Page from a Dornbracht 1986, advertisement showing the "Cosima" set of handles.
Primary Examiner:
Largen, James R.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Quarles & Brady
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a faucet handle or the like, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view taken from the top and left side of a faucet handle showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view thereof, the right side being the mirror image of the left side;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof; and

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.