Title:
Electric vacuum cleaner
United States Patent D573759


Inventors:
Konno, Kiyoaki (Osaka, JP)
Umeda, Masakazu (Osaka, JP)
Yoshida, Hisashi (Osaka, JP)
Iike, Taro (Osaka, JP)
Brown, Morgan (Danville, KY, US)
Application Number:
29/277479
Publication Date:
07/22/2008
Filing Date:
02/27/2007
Assignee:
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (Kadoma-shi, JP)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1505
Field of Search:
55/349, 15/329, 15/361, 15/347, 55/459.1, 15/334, 55/424, 15/350-353, 15/344, 15/412, D32/31, D32/17, 55/DIG.3, 15/363, D32/22, D32/18, 55/343
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US Patent References:
D553814Upright vacuum cleanerOctober, 2007Parr et al.D32/22
D537584Compact vacuum cleanerFebruary, 2007Greene et al.D32/22
D535069Vacuum cleanerJanuary, 2007BreitD32/22
D532944Vacuum cleanerNovember, 2006ChoiD32/22
D530472Electric vacuum cleanerOctober, 2006Konno
D510465Electric vacuum cleanerOctober, 2005Takahashi et al.D32/22
D494720Vacuum cleanerAugust, 2004Rosenzweig
D485027Dual sweep bagless upright vacuum cleanerJanuary, 2004Brown
D462813Vacuum cleanerSeptember, 2002Nakano et al.D32/22
D462814Electric vacuum cleanerSeptember, 2002Sugimoto
D462815Vacuum cleaner upper portionSeptember, 2002Roberts
D463078Electric vacuum cleanerSeptember, 2002HaradaD32/22
6341404Upright vacuum cleaner with cyclonic airflow pathwayJanuary, 2002Salo
D439379Vacuum cleanerMarch, 2001Gammack et al.D32/22
D435945Vacuum cleanerJanuary, 2001Ikeno
D429776Toy vacuum cleanerAugust, 2000Gammack
D417533Vacuum cleanerDecember, 1999Burchard
D365669Vacuum cleanerDecember, 1995Piccaluga
D343707Vacuum cleanerJanuary, 1994Dyson
5101532Powder dispensing and cleaning apparatusApril, 1992Dyson
D309203Vacuum cleanerJuly, 1990Goodrich



Foreign References:
EM000236286001January, 2005
Primary Examiner:
MCINROY, RUTH T
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
CHRISTENSEN O'CONNOR JOHNSON KINDNESS PLLC (1201 Third Avenue Suite 3600, Seattle, WA, 98101, US)
Claims:
CLAIM

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

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the top, front and right side of an electric vacuum cleaner showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.