Drain cover
United States Patent D617427

Mcnamara, Theodore J. (Milwaukee, WI, US)
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TJM Innovations, LLC (Milwaukee, WI, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2301
Field of Search:
4/286, 52/12, D23/259-269, 210/163, 285/42, 52/302.7
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US Patent References:
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Other References:
Zurn 15″ Roof Drain online advertisement dated Jan. 20, 2009.
Primary Examiner:
Nelson, Chase T.
Assistant Examiner:
Goodman, Eric L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Quarles & Brady LLP

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


FIG. 1 is a front, bottom perspective view of a drain cover embodying my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front (as well as a left, right, and rear) elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof, but shown mounted in a roof drain environment.

The broken line representations of a roof drain in FIG. 5 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is as a filtering plug cover for insertion into the top of a roof drain or a gutter down spout.