Title:
Hinge assembly
United States Patent D425774


Inventors:
Ford, James J. (West Chester, PA)
Ziemer, Lynn (Glen Mills, PA)
Application Number:
29/103666
Publication Date:
05/30/2000
Filing Date:
04/20/1999
Assignee:
Southco, Inc. (Concordville, PA)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D8/323, D8/327-329, 16/385-389, 16/260, 16/261, 16/262, 16/265
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US Patent References:
D348823Adjustable hingeJuly, 1994BisbingD8/323
D339051Adjustable hinge pinSeptember, 1993BisbingD8/323
D339052Adjustable hingeSeptember, 1993BisbingD8/323
D339281Adjustable hingeSeptember, 1993BisbingD8/323
D339518Adjustable hingeSeptember, 1993BisbingD8/323
D303491Lift-off hingeSeptember, 1989BisbingD8/323
D303492Offset style lift-off hingeSeptember, 1989BisbingD8/323
D269943Hinge pinAugust, 1983BisbingD8/323
D268733Hinge pinApril, 1983BisbingD8/323
D263370Hinge pinMarch, 1982BisbingD8/323
D263446Hinge pinMarch, 1982BisbingD8/323
2591476Hinged closure controlApril, 1952Swanson
D092931N/AJuly, 1934Sayre



Other References:
Sweet's Architectural Catalog File; Sec 19e/Na; hinges 59-8438; 59-8426, 1962.
L'Architecture d'Aujour d'hui; p. 110, hinges (top right) & (center left), Sep. 1962.
Guden Weld-On Hinge, Product Literature, May 15, 1998.
Primary Examiner:
BULLOCK, BARBARA J
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
FRANK J BONINI JR ESQUIRE (PAUL & PAUL 2900 TWO THOUSAND MARKET STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19103, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a hinge assembly, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a hinge assembly embodying our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

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

FIG. 5 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a front elevation view of the first hinge part thereof;

FIG. 8 is a right side elevation view of the first hinge part thereof, the left side being a mirror image of the right side;

FIG. 9 is a top plan view of the first hinge part thereof;

FIG. 10 is a rear elevation view of the first hinge part thereof;

FIG. 11 is a bottom plan view of the first hinge part thereof;

FIG. 12 is a front elevation view of the second hinge part thereof;

FIG. 13 is a right side elevation view of the second hinge part thereof, the left side being a mirror image of the right side;

FIG. 14 is a top plan view of the second hinge part thereof;

FIG. 15 is a rear elevation view of the second hinge part thereof;

FIG. 16 is a bottom plan view of the second hinge part thereof;

FIG. 17 is a front elevation view of a second embodiment of a hinge assembly embodying our new design;

FIG. 18 is a top plan view of the second embodiment;

FIG. 19 is a right side elevation view of the second embodiment, the left side being a mirror image of the right side;

FIG. 20 is a rear elevation view of the second embodiment;

FIG. 21 is a bottom plan view of the second embodiment;

FIG. 22 is a front elevation view of the first hinge part of the second embodiment;

FIG. 23 is a right side elevation view of the first hinge part of the second embodiment, the left side being a mirror image of the right side;

FIG. 24 is a top plan view of the first hinge part of the second embodiment;

FIG. 25 is a rear elevation view of the first hinge part of the second embodiment;

FIG. 26 is a bottom plan view of the first hinge part of the second embodiment;

FIG. 27 is a front elevation view of the second hinge part of the second embodiment;

FIG. 28 is a right side elevation view of the second hinge part of the second embodiment, the left side being a mirror image of the right side;

FIG. 29 is a top plan view of the second hinge part of the second embodiment;

FIG. 30 is a rear elevation view of the second hinge part of the second embodiment; and,

FIG. 31 is a bottom plan view of the second hinge part of the second embodiment.

FIGS. 7-16 and 22-31 are shown separately for clarity of illustration.

The solid line around the bottom of the hinge in the second embodiment represents the bounds of the embodiment as the bottom forms no part of thereof. The broken lines are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed embodiment.