Title:
Manifold engagement portion of a filter cartridge
United States Patent D770011


Inventors:
Nelson, Mark David (Minnetonka, MN, US)
Application Number:
29/542744
Publication Date:
10/25/2016
Filing Date:
10/16/2015
Assignee:
US Water Filters, Inc. (Bloomington, MN, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2301
Field of Search:
D23/213, D23/207, D23/209, 210/232, 210/234, 210/236, 210/493.2, 285/360, 285/361
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Other References:
Design U.S. Appl. No. 29/538,470, filed Sep. 3, 2015, titled: Manifold Engagement Portion of a Filter Cartridge and Filter Cartridge Having Same. Unpublished Pending Application—Confidential Attorney-Client Privileged Communication.
Design U.S. Appl. No. 29/533,959, filed Jul. 23, 2015, titled: Manifold Engagement Portion of a Filter Cartridge and Filter Cartridge Having Same. Unpublished Pending Application—Confidential Attorney-Client Privileged Communication.
Primary Examiner:
Webster, Robin V.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a manifold engagement portion of a filter cartridge, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is top, front, and right-side perspective view of a manifold engagement portion of a filter cartridge;

FIG. 2 is a right-side elevation view of a manifold engagement portion of a filter cartridge shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a front elevation view of a manifold engagement portion of a filter cartridge shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is top view of a manifold engagement portion of a filter cartridge shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 5 is a bottom view of a manifold engagement portion of a filter cartridge shown in FIG. 1.

The left-side and rear elevation views of the manifold engagement portion of a filter cartridge are substantially the same as the right-side and front views, respectively.

The broken lines in FIGS. 1-5 are for the purpose of illustrating environmental structure and form no part of the claimed design thereof.