Title:
Nozzle
United States Patent D439711


Inventors:
Griffin, John (Phoenix, AZ)
Application Number:
29/122481
Publication Date:
03/27/2001
Filing Date:
04/27/2000
Assignee:
Shop Vac Corporation (Williamsport, PA)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D32/22, D32/25, D32/31-33, 15/347, 15/350, 15/352, 15/353, 15/337, 15/320-322, 15/379, 15/400, 15/415
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Foreign References:
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Primary Examiner:
MCINROY, RUTH T
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Robert M Gerstein (Marshall O'toole Gerstein Murray & Borum 6300 Sears Tower 233 Douth Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, 60606-6402, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a nozzle, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top, front and left side perspective view of a nozzle showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

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

FIG. 6 is right elevational view thereof.

The broken lines showing a brush and/or squeegee are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.