Title:
Vacuum cleaner upper portion
United States Patent D469226


Inventors:
Stephens, Ronald J. (Rittman, OH)
Application Number:
29/139033
Publication Date:
01/21/2003
Filing Date:
03/23/2001
Assignee:
The Hoover Company (North Canton, OH)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
15/361, 15/350, 15/347, D32/31-34, 15/379, 15/320-322, 15/400, 15/352-353, D32/21-22, 15/335, 15/337, 15/415
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US Patent References:
6385810Latch arrangement for a vacuum cleaner dirt receptacleLang15/352
D305269Vacuum cleanerDysonD32/22
D309203Vacuum cleanerGoodrichD32/22
D343707Vacuum cleanerDysonD32/22
D375820Vacuum cleanerPiccaluga et al.D32/22
D412379Vacuum cleaner upper portionStephens et al.D32/31
D417533Vacuum cleanerBurchard et al.D32/22
D430961Cordless upright vacuum cleanerBobrosky et al.D32/22
D442344Vacuum cleaner upper portionAlford et al.D32/31
D455530Vacuum cleanerFujiiD32/22
D456964Floor cleaner upper portionAlford et al.D32/31
D457695Vacuum cleaner upper portionStephensD32/31



Primary Examiner:
MCINROY, RUTH T
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Michael J Corrigan (The Hoover Company 101 East Maple Street, North Canton, OH, 44720, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a vacuum cleaner upper portion, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a vacuum cleaner upper portion showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a back elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof.

The portions shown in broken lines in FIGS. 1 through 5 are shown for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.