Plumbing fitting
United States Patent D608417

Rubin, Leila M. (Sheboygan, WI, US)
Kohler Jr. V, Herbert (Kohler, WI, US)
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Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2301
Field of Search:
D23/200, 4/675-678, D23/238-257, 137/801
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US Patent References:
D574469Faucet bodyAugust, 2008SorianoD23/255
D573698Faucet bodyJuly, 2008DowneyD23/257
D571438Faucet hubJune, 2008GilbertD23/249
D539388FaucetMarch, 2007Haug et al.D23/238
D537146Pull out faucetFebruary, 2007HannaD23/238
D530785FaucetOctober, 2006Rexach et al.
D528634FaucetSeptember, 2006Nadler et al.D23/238
D529132FaucetSeptember, 2006Haug et al.D23/255
D487798FaucetMarch, 2004BayerD23/238
D467995Single handle faucet with pull-out spoutDecember, 2002Lord
D443337Faucet with pull-out spoutJune, 2001Mark et al.
D421790Pull-out spoutMarch, 2000Lord
D420725Faucet body with pull-out spoutFebruary, 2000Lord
D418586High rise pull-out spout faucetJanuary, 2000Lord
D419651Pull-out spoutJanuary, 2000Lord
D418206Faucet pull-out spoutDecember, 1999Lord
D416078Faucet body with pull-out spoutNovember, 1999Lord
D413161Single handle faucet with pull-out spoutAugust, 1999Lord
D411875Faucet pull-out sprayJuly, 1999Lord
D388158Faucet with pull-out spoutDecember, 1997Doughty et al.
D368956Faucet body and spoutApril, 1996Haug et al.D23/238
D367699Combined faucet body, spout and baseMarch, 1996Hill et al.
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Foreign References:
EM000248018-0002February, 2005
RU39577May, 1994
Other References:
Danze. “Melrose Kitchen Faucet Stainless Streel 16” Spout Height. Model No. D457015SS (former Model No. 4570-15-SS). HomeCenter.com online catalog. Copyright © 2006, 2008 HomeCenter.com.
Blanco-Merkur. Merkur Plus Series. Model No. 157073PST. Amazon.com online catalog. Copyright 1996-2008 Amazon.com, Inc. Or it's affliates.
Kohler Co. “Clairette Kitchen Faucet Brushed Nickel”. Model No. 692-BN. HomeCenter.com online catalog. Copyright © 2006, 2008 HomeCenter.com.
Kohler Co. “Evoke Single-Control Pullout Kitchen Faucet”. Model No. K-6331. Kohler Co. online catalog. Copyright 2008 Kohler Co.
Primary Examiner:
Nelson, Chase T.
Assistant Examiner:
Cavanna, Mark
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Quarles & Brady LLP

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


In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is as a plumbing fitting in the form of a faucet with a movable spray head usable to wash various items and/or body parts, as well as a handle and a spray head therefor.

FIG. 1 is a right, top, front perspective view of a plumbing fitting embodying our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left 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; and,

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

The broken line representations in the figures are for the purpose of illustration only, and form no part of the claimed design.