Title:
Air cleaner
United States Patent D430928


Inventors:
Lafond, Marc (Laval, CA)
Huehn, Barry D. (Pointe Claire, CA)
Williams, Kent (Clinton, MO)
Frank, Philip (Portland, OR)
Kotzer, Omer (Portland, OR)
Porter, Kim (Portland, OR)
Vossoughi, Sohrab (Portland, OR)
Thorpe, Scott (Portland, OR)
Mccallion, Steve (Portland, OR)
Schubert-belle, Angelika (Portland, OR)
Application Number:
29/093381
Publication Date:
09/12/2000
Filing Date:
09/09/1998
Assignee:
The Rival Company (Kansas City, MO)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D23/364, D23/365, 96/97
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US Patent References:
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Foreign References:
FR1193100October, 1959
JP51118258September, 1976VACUUM CYLINDER
JP61208455September, 1986AIR CIRCULATING MACHINE
SU485282December, 1975
SU619760February, 1978
Primary Examiner:
LICHTENSTEIN, LISA P
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
CHARLES R. HOFFMAN (HOFFMAN & BARON, LLP 6900 JERICHO TURNPIKE, SYOSETT, NY, 11791, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for an air cleaner, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an air cleaner showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof, which is similar to a right side view;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof.

The bottom side is plain and unornamented.