Title:
Stacking shoe rack
United States Patent D730664


Inventors:
Klein, Richard B. (Overland Park, KS, US)
Etter, Mark A. (Independence, MO, US)
Song, Zheng (Olathe, KS, US)
Application Number:
29/501314
Publication Date:
06/02/2015
Filing Date:
09/03/2014
Assignee:
LYNK, INC. (Lenexa, KS, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0606
Field of Search:
D6/409-411, D6/465, D6/477-478, D6/479, D6/630, D6/675, D6/675.1, 108/1, 108/3, 108/59-60, 108/93-94, 108/96, 108/147.11, 108/147.17, 108/150, 211/85.3, 211/34, 211/36, 211/42, 211/50, 211/70, 211/90.01, 211/90.04, 211/115, 211/144, 211/163, 312/9.47, 312/9.1, 312/9.54
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US Patent References:
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Other References:
U.S. Appl. No. 29/501,303, filed Sep. 3, 2014, Klein et al.
U.S. Appl. No. 29/483,751, filed Mar. 3, 2014, Klein et al.
Website Advertisement, Target, “Threshold 5 Tier OTD Shoe Rack”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.target.com/p/threshold-5-tier-otd-shoe-rack/-/A-14450953#prodSlot=dlp—medium—1—15&term=fabric+shoe+rack (1 pg) to applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Website Advertisement, neatfreak!, “21 Pair Over The Door (OTD) Shoe Organizer ”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.neatfreak.com/index/php/site/products/closetmax—21—pair—shoe—organizer (1 pg) To applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Amazon Website Advertisement, Lynk, “Lynk 4-Shelf Organizer ”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.amazon.com/Lynk-640200-4-Shelf-Oranizer/dp/B00AYROSSM (1 pg) To applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Website Advertisement, The Container Store, “Bronze Carrie Stacking Shoe Shelf by Umbra”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.containerstore.com/shop?productID=10035601&N-&Ntt-umber+shoe+shelf (1 pg) To applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Website Advertisement, Bed Bath & Beyond, “6—Tier Storage Shoe Rack”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/product/6-Tier-Storage-shoe-Rack/1040924755?Keyword=fabric+shelf (1 pg) to applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Amazon Website Advertisement, Whitmore, “Whitmor 6779-4464 Closet Organizer Collection 3 Tier Shelves with 2 Collapsible Drawers”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.amazon.com/Whitmor-6779-4664-Organizer-Collection-Collapsible/dp/B009KB7Z5l/ref=sr—1—38?ie=UTF8&qid=1383932890&sr=8-38&keywords=fabric+shelf (1 pg) To applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Amazon Website Advertisement, Whitmore, “Whitmor Storage Rack 4 Tier Wood w/Fabric Shelves—Espresso/6026-4463-ESPR/ ”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.amazon.com/WHITMORE-Storage-Rack-Fabric-Shelves/dp/B00G6MX608/ref-sr—1—43?ie=UTF8&quid-1383932937&sr=8-43&keywords=fabric+shelf (1 pg) to applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Amazon Website Advertisement, Whitmore, “Whitmor 6170-4297 Spacemaker Garment Rack and Shelves”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.amazon.com/neatfreak-U7955-E-Fashion-Tier-Shelf/dp/B004KHOQHW/ref-sr—1—239?ie=UTF8&quid-1383933165&sr=8-239&keywords=fabric+shelf (1 pg) To applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Amazon Website Advertisement, neaffreak, “neatfreak U7955-E Fashion 4 Tier Shoe Shelf ”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.amazon.com/Lynk-640200-4-Shelf-Oranizer/dp/B00AYROSSM (1 pg) To applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Website Advertisement, neaffreak!, “4 Tier Fashion Shoe Shelf”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.neatfreak.com/index/php/site/products/4—tier—fashion—shoe—shelf (1 pg) to applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Website Advertisement, Richards Homewares, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.richardshomewares.com (1 pg) To applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Website Advertisement, neatfreak!, “2 Tier Oval Multi Rack—tools”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.neatfreak.com/index/php/site/products/2—tier—oval—multi—rack—-—tools (1 pg) To applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Website Advertisement, neatfreak!, “4 Tier Oval Sling Shoe Rack—u clip”, downloaded from the internet on Nov. 8, 2013 at www.neatfreak.com/index/php/site/products/4—tier—oval—sling—shoe—rack—-—u—clip (1 pg) To applicant's knowledge, product was on sale more than one year prior to the effective filing date of this application.
Primary Examiner:
Donnelly, Kelley
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Stinson Leonard Street LLP
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a stacking shoe rack, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of the stacking shoe rack;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view of the stacking shoe rack of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view of the stacking shoe rack of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view of the stacking shoe rack of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view of the stacking shoe rack of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is left elevational view of the stacking shoe rack of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a right elevational view of the stacking shoe rack of FIG. 1.

The broken lines showing features and stitching is included for the purpose of illustrating environment of the design and forms no part of the claimed design.