Title:
Aircraft interior lavatory
United States Patent D764031


Inventors:
Cook, Don (Arlington, WA, US)
Harrington, Liberty D. (Seattle, WA, US)
Steiner, Philipp (Seattle, WA, US)
Brauer, Robert K. (Seattle, WA, US)
Skelly, Trevor (Mercer Island, WA, US)
Application Number:
29/539990
Publication Date:
08/16/2016
Filing Date:
09/18/2015
Assignee:
B/E Aerospace, Inc. (Wellington, FL, US)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D12/345, D23/274
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2302
Field of Search:
D23/270, D23/274, 244/118.5, 244/1R, 244/118.6, 244/129.1, 244/117R, 114/116
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Primary Examiner:
Delehanty, Robert
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for an aircraft interior lavatory, as shown.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front side view of an aircraft interior lavatory showing our design; and,

FIG. 2 is a front perspective view thereof.