Title:
Faucet
United States Patent D499795


Inventors:
Bayer, Michelle E. (Plymouth, WI)
Application Number:
29/158622
Publication Date:
12/14/2004
Filing Date:
04/04/2002
Assignee:
Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
137/801, D23/250-257, D23/238-243, 4/675-678
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US Patent References:
D320645FaucetKnapp et al.D23/238
D428965FaucetSlothowerD23/238
D437394FaucetMark et al.D23/238
D460150FaucetRexachD23/238



Other References:
2000 Kohler catalog ad, p. 3.19, showing a “Wellspring” faucet.
2000 Kohler catalog ad, p. 3.10, showing an “Antique” faucet and lever handle.
Undated Harden catalog ad showing a model 32-C2-O-OB faucet.
Primary Examiner:
Zarfas, Louis S.
Assistant Examiner:
Andoll, Gregory
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Quarles & Brady LLP
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a faucet, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a left, top, front perspective view of a faucet embodying my new design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a front elevational view of a second embodiment, the right side elevational view thereof being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 2, the left side elevational view thereof being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 4, the rear elevational view thereof being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 5, the top plan view thereof being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 6, and the bottom plan view thereof being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 7;

FIG. 9 is a left, top front perspective view of a third embodiment;

FIG. 10 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 14 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 15 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 16 is a front elevational view of a fourth embodiment, the right side elevational view thereof being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 10, the left side elevational view thereof being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 12, the rear elevational view thereof being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 13, the top plan view thereof being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 14, and the bottom plan view thereof being a mirror image of that shown in FIG. 15.

The broken line representations of an escutcheon in FIGS. 1-6, 8-14, and 16, of outlet structures in FIGS. 2-4, 7-8, 10-12, and 15-16, of mounting structure in FIGS. 7 and 15, and of a handle/escutcheon in FIGS. 1, 3-9 and 11-16, are for the purpose of illustration only, and form no part of the claimed design.