Title:
Faucet
United States Patent D364213


Inventors:
Dannenberg, Todd D. (Sheboygan, WI)
Giese, Robert C. (Sheboygan, WI)
Application Number:
29/032546
Publication Date:
11/14/1995
Filing Date:
12/21/1994
Assignee:
Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D23/238-243, D23/250-258, 4/675-678, 137/801
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US Patent References:
5361431Vacuum breaker for faucetsNovember, 1994Freier et al.4/677
D327729Hand held showerJanuary, 1992RogersD23/223
4827538Mixing fixture for flexible-pipe spray headMay, 1989Heimann et al.4/677
D343227FaucetJanuary, 1984Dannenberg et al.D23/238



Foreign References:
FR920004January, 1992
DE92000460March, 1992
Other References:
Undated p. 67 of a Kohler catalog showing Model K-6996 single control kitchen sink faucet, admitted prior art.
Undated p. 11 of a Moen catalog showing lever handles on faucet Models 50722, 51701 and 51721, admitted prior art.
Undated Bossini ad showing Duetto handshowers, admitted prior art.
Undated Ideal-Standard ad showing a faucet with handle identified as CeraTop Einhebelmischer, admitted prior art.
Undated p. 2 of an Eljer catalog showing handles on faucet Model 713-7120 and 713-7000, admitted prior art.
Undated p. 12 of a Hansgroehe catalog showing 3 single lever mixer faucets, admitted prior art.
Primary Examiner:
Reid, Stella
Assistant Examiner:
Watterson, Eric
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 front, right side and bottom of an embodiment of our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of the embodiment thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a front elevational view of a second embodiment of our new design which is the same as the embodiment of FIG. 1 except that the handle and control valve housing are on the left rather than the right side;

FIG. 9 is a perspective view taken from the front, left side and bottom of a faucet embodying a third embodiment of our new design;

FIG. 10 is a front elevational view of the embodiment of FIG. 9;

FIG. 11 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a left side elevational view, the right side being the mirror image of the left side;

FIG. 13 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 14 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The fragmentary broken line representations of a sink top in FIGS. 1 and 9 are for the purpose of illustration only and form no part of the claimed design.