Title:
Pressed-in pipe plug
United States Patent D372960


Inventors:
Allmon, James A. (Danville, CA)
Spielberger, Allen A. (San Jose, CA)
Weiland, Douglas E. (Milpitas, CA)
Application Number:
29/035919
Publication Date:
08/20/1996
Filing Date:
04/17/1995
Assignee:
Lord and Sons, Inc. (San Jose, CA)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D23/259-262, D23/263, D23/236, D23/235, D23/249, D8/387, D8/398, 138/89, 138/178, 4/295, D24/26
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US Patent References:
5303741Plug for temporarily sealing the end of a pipeApril, 1994Gauger138/89
D341142Replacement oil drain plugNovember, 1993Rogers et al.D23/260
5119861Fail safe pipe plugJune, 1992Pino183/89
D303710Connector for joining laboratory glasswareSeptember, 1989NeillD23/262
D294285Water closet valveFebruary, 1988MiskiewiczD23/236
4683597Drain plugAugust, 1987Taylor, Jr. et al.4/295
3983904Plug assembly for sealing a pipeOctober, 1976Laviano138/89
3578027SEALING PLUGS OR CLOSURESMay, 1971Zopfi138/89



Primary Examiner:
Zarfas, Louis S.
Assistant Examiner:
Andoll, Gregory
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Schatzel, Thomas E.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a pressed-in pipe plug, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top, front and left side perspective view of a first embodiment of a pressed-in pipe plug showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view of FIG. 1 and a mirror image of a right side thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a top, front and left side perspective view of an alternative embodiment of a pressed-in pipe plug showing our new design;

FIG. 8 is a front elevational view of FIG. 7;

FIG. 9 is a left side elevational view of FIG. 7 and a mirror image of a right side view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a top plan view of FIG. 7; and,

FIG. 11 is a bottom plan view of FIG. 7.

The broken line showing of the pipe is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.