Vacuum cleaner
United States Patent D417533

Burchard, Thomas H. (Winchester, MA)
Arney, Michel D. (Needham, MA)
Kim, Youngmihn (Lexington, MA)
Brickus, Jonas R. (Boston, MA)
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Fantom Technologies Inc. (Welland, CA)
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Field of Search:
D32/17-18, D32/21-22, D32/31-34, 15/320-323, 15/329, 15/335, 15/344, 15/347, 15/350-351, 15/352, 15/361, 15/410, 15/412
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US Patent References:
D407873Chamber for a vacuum cleanerApril, 1999Burchard et al.D32/31
D407874Chamber for a vacuum cleanerApril, 1999Burchard et al.D32/31
D407875Chamber for a vacuum cleanerApril, 1999Burchard et al.D32/31
D375820Vacuum cleanerNovember, 1996Piccaluga et al.D32/22
5558697Dual cyclonic vacuum cleanerSeptember, 1996Dyson95/12
D365669Vacuum cleanerDecember, 1995Piccaluga et al.D32/22
D343707Vacuum cleanerJanuary, 1994DysonD32/22
5267371Cyclonic back-pack vacuum cleanerDecember, 1993Soler et al.153/275
5160356Vacuum cleaning apparatusNovember, 1992Dyson55/345
5145499Disposable bin for cyclonic vacuumSeptember, 1992Dyson55/337
5101532Powder dispensing and cleaning apparatusApril, 1992Dyson et al.15/320
5090976Dual cyclonic vacuum cleaner with disposable linerFebruary, 1992Dyson55/337
5078761ShroudJanuary, 1992Dyson55/213
5062870Shut-off device for cyclonic vacuum cleanerNovember, 1991Dyson55/213
D309203Vacuum cleanerJuly, 1990GoodrichD32/22
D305269Vacuum cleanerDecember, 1989DysonD32/22
4853011Vacuum cleaning apparatusAugust, 1989Dyson55/345
4853008Combined disc and shroud for dual cyclonic cleaning apparatusAugust, 1989Dyson55/345
4826515Vacuum cleaning apparatusMay, 1989Dyson55/345
4643748Cleaning apparatusFebruary, 1987Dyson55/338
RE32257Vacuum cleaning appliancesOctober, 1986Dyson15/335
4593429Vacuum cleaning applianceJune, 1986Dyson15/353
4573236Vacuum cleaning appliancesMarch, 1986Dyson15/333
4571772Upright vacuum cleaning applianceFebruary, 1986Dyson15/335
4377882Vacuum cleaning appliancesMarch, 1983Dyson15/335
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Foreign References:
CA60796May, 1988
CA63719July, 1989
CA69853January, 1992
CA72278March, 1993
CA73765January, 1994
CA75186November, 1994
Primary Examiner:
Mcinroy, Ruth
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Mendes Da, Costa Philip C.
1. The ornamental design for a vacuum cleaner, as shown and described.


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

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof.