Upright vacuum cleaner
United States Patent D553814

Parr, Richard S. (Uniontown, OH, US)
Bosyj, Nick M. (North Canton, OH, US)
Rukavina, Douglas M. (Massillon, OH, US)
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The Hoover Company (North Canton, OH, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1505
Field of Search:
D21/563, 15/412-414, 15/327, 15/361, 15/415.1-422, 15/400-401, 15/228, 401/138, 15/350-353, 15/244.1, D32/31-33, 15/209.1, 401/268, D32/45, D21/779, D32/21-24, D12/204-213, 15/320-322, 15/422.1, D32/40-42, D32/50-51
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Primary Examiner:
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Ray L. Weber, Esq. (Renner, Kenner, Greive, Bobak, Taylor & Weber First National Tower, Fourth Floor, Akron, OH, 44308-1456, US)

1. The ornamental design for an upright vacuum cleaner, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 i a front perspective view of the floor care appliance showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof.

The portions shown in dashed lines are shown for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.