Title:
Faucet
United States Patent D327529


Inventors:
Dannenberg, Todd D. (Sheboygan, WI)
Application Number:
07/582029
Publication Date:
06/30/1992
Filing Date:
09/13/1990
Assignee:
Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D23/238-243, D23/255-257, 4/191, 4/192, 4/623, 137/216, 137/359, 137/801, 251/30, 251/38, 251/45, 251/130
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US Patent References:
D321397FaucetNovember, 1991DannenbergD23/338
5025516Automatic faucetJune, 1991Wilson4/623
4998555Accessory faucetMarch, 1991Barhydt, Sr. et al137/359
4915347Solenoid operated faucetApril, 1990Iqbal jet al.4/623
4767922Hand presence activated water faucet controllerAugust, 1988Stauffer4/623
D292607No-touch water faucetNovember, 1987WuD23/238
D291476FaucetAugust, 1987GregoryD23/238
4681141Light-detector, hand-controlled faucet with water temperature regulatorJuly, 1987Wang4/623
4635673Accessory faucetJanuary, 1987Gendes137/216
4604764Tap for the delivery of liquids for the conversion from automatic to manualAugust, 1986Enzo4/623
4520516Ultrasonic flow-control systemJune, 1985Parsons4/623
4402095Ultrasonically operated water faucetSeptember, 1983Pepper4/623
4222410Outlet fixture for fluid mediaSeptember, 1980Geimer251/45
D243240FaucetFebruary, 1977DreibelbisD23/241
3670167PROXIMITY SWITCHING EQUIPMENTJune, 1972Forbes4/304
3639920PROGRAMMED PLUMBING SERVICEFebruary, 1972Griffin et al.4/623



Other References:
Pp. 3-37 dated Apr. 1989 from a Kohler catalog showing the Proximity series faucet.
P. 10 from a 1986 American Standard ad for the Amarilis spout.
Pp. 3-20 dated Apr. 1988 from a Kohler catalog showing the Finesse spout.
Pp. 3-35 dated Apr. 1989 from a Kohler catalog showing the Coralais series gooseneck spouts.
Primary Examiner:
Largen, James R.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Quarles & Brady
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a faucet, as shown and described.

Description:

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

FIG. 2 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side being the mirror image of the right side shown;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a perspective view taken from the top, front and left side of a second embodiment thereof.