Title:
Power nozzle for a vacuum cleaner
United States Patent D425273


Inventors:
Stephens, Ronald J. (Rittman, OH)
Tucker, Richard R. (Canton, OH)
Alford, William G. (Canton, OH)
Application Number:
29/103184
Publication Date:
05/16/2000
Filing Date:
04/09/1999
Assignee:
The Hoover Company (North Canton, OH)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D32/21, D32/22, D32/25, D32/31-33, 15/415, 15/321-322, 15/412, 15/414, 15/400, 15/350, 15/354, 15/362, 15/364, 15/367, 15/373
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US Patent References:
D416115Vacuum cleaner nozzleNovember, 1999Rohn et al.D32/32
D376879Housing design for a power nozzleDecember, 1996Selewski et al.D32/32
D358242Vacuum cleaner nozzleMay, 1995McKnightD32/32
D354593Vacuum cleanerJanuary, 1995KiokeD32/22
D352809Combination vacuum cleaner and water extractor footNovember, 1994ReathD32/31
D335557Powerhead for vacuum cleanerMay, 1993Overy et al.D32/32
D331991Power nozzle for a vacuum cleanerDecember, 1992Wright et al.D32/32
D329512Power nozzle for a vacuum cleanerSeptember, 1992McKnight et al.D32/32
D326938Vacuum cleaner power headJune, 1992BurnsD32/32
D309807Vacuum cleanerAugust, 1990Sovis et al.D32/18
D303173Vacuum cleanerAugust, 1989Miyamoto et al.D32/22
D263235Vacuum cleanerMarch, 1982AkitaD32/22
D263236Vacuum cleaner nozzleMarch, 1982UedaD32/32
D262708Suction nozzle or the likeJanuary, 1982EssexD32/21
D192160N/AFebruary, 1962Johanson
D133711N/ASeptember, 1942Kruck
D127288N/AMay, 1941Walker



Other References:
Photograph of Self-Propelled Windtunnel Upright, Model U6445-900, Introduced Jun. 1, 1998.
Photographs of Eureka World Vac Canister, Model 6876.
Photographs of Royal Can Vac Canister.
Photograph of Kenmore Whispertone Canister, Model 116.2441290.
Primary Examiner:
MCINROY, RUTH T
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MICHAEL, BEST & FRIEDRICH LLP (MT) (100 EAST WISCONSIN AVENUE SUITE 3300, MILWAUKEE, WI, 53202, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design of a power nozzle for a vacuum cleaner, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a power nozzle for a vacuum cleaner showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.

The portion of the power nozzle shown in broken lines is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.