Title:
Faucet
United States Patent D428965


Inventors:
Slothower, Erich D. (Sheboygan, WI)
Application Number:
29/103422
Publication Date:
08/01/2000
Filing Date:
04/14/1999
Assignee:
Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D23/238-243, D23/250-257, 4/675-678, 137/801
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US Patent References:
D350591Combined faucet and diverter valve for a water filterSeptember, 1994KawakamiD23/238
D337812Sink faucetJuly, 1993BrayD23/238
D331275FaucetNovember, 1992KnappD23/238
D329083FaucetSeptember, 1992DannenbergD23/238
D327731FaucetJuly, 1992Kajpust et al.D23/238
D326897FaucetJune, 1992WilliamsD23/238
D327117FaucetJune, 1992WilliamsD23/238
D327529FaucetJune, 1992DannenbergD23/238
D320645FaucetOctober, 1991Knapp et al.D23/238
4681141Light-detector, hand-controlled faucet with water temperature regulatorJuly, 1987Wang137/607
4635673Accessory faucetJanuary, 1987Gerdes137/801
D281095FaucetOctober, 1985Arnold et al.D23/238
D281096FaucetOctober, 1985Arnold et al.D23/238
D268608FaucetApril, 1983WilcockD23/238
4262699Sanitary fittingApril, 1981Fabian137/801
D254801FaucetApril, 1980SantiD23/238
D251794Portable faucetMay, 1979SmithD23/238
D140557N/AMarch, 1945StanitzD23/238



Other References:
Undated Newform ad showing "Mono" faucet, admitted prior art.
Undated Chicago Faucet catalog ad, p. 3, showing a "350-372" faucet, admitted prior art.
Undated Harden catalog ad, p. 21, showing a "D-38-4Z-2-0A-A" faucet, admitted prior art.
Primary Examiner:
Watterson, Eric
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Quarles & Brady LLP
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a faucet, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a right, top, front perspective view of a faucet embodying my new 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;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a front elevational view of a second embodiment, the left side elevational view being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 3, the rear elevational view being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 4, the right side elevational view being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 5, the top plan view being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 6, and the bottom plan view being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 7.

The broken line representations of a mounting environment in FIG. 1, of a button in FIGS. 3-6, and of mounting structure in FIG. 7, are for the purpose of illustration only, and form no part of the claimed design.