United States Patent D524423

Barry, Barbara (Los Angeles, CA, US)
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Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2301
Field of Search:
16/110.1, 137/801, D8/300-322, D8/DIG.3, 4/675-678, D23/238-257, D8/250-257
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US Patent References:
D437918HandleFebruary, 2001Doughty et al.D23/250
D404467FaucetJanuary, 1999Doughty et al.D23/242
D332824Handle for plumbing fixtures and accessoriesJanuary, 1993RobbinsD23/252
D325772Faucet handleApril, 1992CarrD23/252
D148787N/AFebruary, 1948HaldaneD23/245

Other References:
Harden catalog page, showing control handle (see arrow) having features in commong with proposed design.
Artistic Brass catalog page, showing various lever arms.
Primary Examiner:
Zarfas, Louis S.
Assistant Examiner:
Andoll, Gregory
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Quarles & Brady LLP

1. The ornamental design for a handle, as shown and described.


In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is a handle for a plumbing fixture such as a faucet.

FIG. 1 is a right, top, front perspective view of a handle according to my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof, the rear elevational view thereof being a mirror image of the front view shown;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

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

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken line representations of escutcheon environment in FIGS. 1-5 and of mounting structure in FIG. 6 are for the purpose of illustration only, and form no part of the claimed design.