Title:
Faucet
United States Patent D564634


Inventors:
Kirar, Laura K. (New York, NY, US)
Application Number:
29/280661
Publication Date:
03/18/2008
Filing Date:
06/04/2007
Assignee:
Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI, US)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D23/255
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2301
Field of Search:
137/801, D23/250-257, D23/238-243, 4/675-678
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US Patent References:
D534622FaucetJanuary, 2007Chu et al.D23/238
D531698Pull-down faucet assemblyNovember, 2006Wood et al.D23/238
D532866SpoutNovember, 2006KirarD23/238
D456878Single-lever faucetMay, 2002Gottwald
D373179FaucetAugust, 1996Sieger
D322841Escutcheon for a spout or the likeDecember, 1991Kohler et al.D23/255



Foreign References:
EM000211545November, 2004
WODM062121January, 2003
Other References:
Dornbracht, “Tara Classic”, Sieger Design, single-lever mixer with rinsing spray set. (www.dornbracht.com).
Altmans 2004 Suggested List Price Book, catalog p. 12. 2004 Lever Selection Guide, Model Non. L16 (lined lever).
Kohler Co., “Wellspring Beverage faucet”, Model No. K6666.
Primary Examiner:
Delehanty, Robert A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Quarles & Brady LLP
Claims:
CLAIM

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

Description:

In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is as a plumbing fixture in the form of a faucet for washing various items and/or body parts.

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

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a left, top front perspective view of a faucet according to another embodiment of my new design, the left side, front, rear and right side elevational views thereof being mirror images of respective FIGS. 2–5 and the top and bottom plan views thereof being mirror images of respective FIGS. 6 and 7.

The broken line representation of openings in FIG. 7 is for the purpose of illustration only, and form no part of the claimed design.