United States Patent D770027

Noble, Ernest John (Selangor, MY)
Tan, Ken Siong (Selangor, MY)
Ling, Jon Jet (Selangor, MY)
Chan, Seng Rui (Selangor, MY)
Application Number:
Publication Date:
Filing Date:
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2304
Field of Search:
D14/356, D10/93, D10/104.1, D10/108, D10/114, D8/4, D8/25, D8/52, D17/20, D17/22, D17/23, D23/323, D23/328, D23/333, D23/335, D23/336, D23/337, D23/341, D23/352, D23/357, D23/370, D23/385, D23/386, D23/397, D23/399, D23/400, D23/406, D23/411, D23/413, D23/499
View Patent Images:
US Patent References:
9285111Lighting fixture for ceiling fanMarch, 2016Todd, Jr.
9284962Variable geometry lift fan mechanismMarch, 2016Long
D751026PropellerMarch, 2016TaoD12/345
D750211Propeller fanFebruary, 2016Arai et al.D23/379
D750213Ceiling fan with light fixtureFebruary, 2016SchulzmanD23/385
D750214Ceiling fan with light fixtureFebruary, 2016BustaD23/385
D750219Ceiling fan housingFebruary, 2016GajewskiD23/411
D747452Ceiling fanJanuary, 2016GajewskiD23/377
D745448PropellerDecember, 2015HawkinsD12/214
D745956Ceiling fanDecember, 2015Ertze
D742500Ceiling fan bladeNovember, 2015PanD23/413
D741468Ceiling fanOctober, 2015ErtzeD23/377
D741469Ceiling fanOctober, 2015Pan
D741988Ceiling fanOctober, 2015Pan
20150204346CEILING FAN HAVING A SINGLE FAN BLADEJuly, 2015Gajewski416/5
20150198180CEILING FANJuly, 2015Gajewski416/247R
20150198175Ceiling FanJuly, 2015Lin416/212R
9079115Propeller connecting piece for electric model airplaneJuly, 2015Huang
D732657WingletJune, 2015PetersonD23/413
9004863Ceiling fan having a single fan bladeApril, 2015Gajewski
D726298Ceiling fan housingApril, 2015BustaD23/411
20150086375CEILING FANMarch, 2015Kuramochi416/220R
20150004022CEILING FANJanuary, 2015Noble417/410.1
8937799Voltage application device, rotation apparatus and voltage application methodJanuary, 2015Tanaka361/225
D721429Ceiling fanJanuary, 2015BustaD23/377
D721430Ceiling fanJanuary, 2015SchulzmanD23/377
D721800Ceiling fan bladeJanuary, 2015BustaD23/413
D715418Combined ceiling fan and light kitOctober, 2014Schulzman
D715419Ceiling fanOctober, 2014SchulzmanD23/377
D716436Combined ceiling fan and light kitOctober, 2014Johnson
D716438Ceiling fanOctober, 2014LiuD23/377
8770949Ceiling fanJuly, 2014Noble
8749088Methods and devices for generating electricity from high altitude wind sourcesJune, 2014Zohar290/55
D707336Ceiling fanJune, 2014PanD23/377
20140119925CEILING FANMay, 2014Wang
20140119924Laminar flow radial ceiling fanMay, 2014Hiner416/198R
20130336797Fan Blade AssemblyDecember, 2013Wang416/214R
8602733Structural and acoustical vibration dampener for a rotatable bladeDecember, 2013Christofi et al.
8602725Ceiling fanDecember, 2013Itou et al.
20130302169ROTOR ASSEMBLY FOR AN AXIAL TURBINENovember, 2013Hennes416/170R
20130280077CEILING FANOctober, 2013Iwamoto416/204R
20130272879Ceiling FanOctober, 2013Chen416/5
D692120Ceiling fan with lightOctober, 2013Noble et al.
20130251522BALL AND SOCKET FAN MOUNTSeptember, 2013Oleson415/213.1
D690409Ceiling fanSeptember, 2013Noble et al.
20130189109THIN AIRFOIL CEILING FAN BLADEJuly, 2013Noble
8430541Ceiling fan with illumination mechanismApril, 2013Ko
D680210Ceiling fanApril, 2013Chan
D678997Ceiling fanMarch, 2013Gajewski
20130045103CEILING FANFebruary, 2013Iwamoto416/170R
D675720FanFebruary, 2013Martin Conillas
D675313Fan bladeJanuary, 2013Lindgren
D670802Ceiling fan bladeNovember, 2012Wang
D671203Combined ceiling fan and light kitNovember, 2012Wang
20120099997Vertical Axis Wind TurbineApril, 2012Song416/210R
20120014796KITE FAN BLADEJanuary, 2012Cartwright416/142
20110274561CEILING FANNovember, 2011Kobayashi417/14
20110165002CEILING FANJuly, 2011Noble417/423.7
D627873Ceiling fan motor housingNovember, 2010PanD23/411
D619238Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureJuly, 2010Hidalgo
20100098545COOLING FAN STRUCTUREApril, 2010Liu416/204R
D614757FanApril, 2010Noble
D612476FanMarch, 2010Noble
20100040494CEILING FANFebruary, 2010Yamamoto417/423.7
20090220347Single-Piece Propeller And Method Of MakingSeptember, 2009Ball416/229R
D599900Ceiling fanSeptember, 2009Chen
D598998Ceiling fanAugust, 2009Flores
D596734Ceiling fanJuly, 2009KiharaD23/377
D595400Ceiling fanJune, 2009Young
20090122572Apparatus configured to provide functional and aesthetic lighting from a fanMay, 2009Page362/555
7481626Ceiling fan with integrated fan blades and housingJanuary, 2009Gajewski
D576265Combined ceiling fan and lightSeptember, 2008BucherD23/377
7413410Ceiling fan bladeAugust, 2008Shahin416/238
20080138204KITE FAN BLADEJune, 2008Cartwright416/204R
D570466Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureJune, 2008Gajewski
D561326Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureFebruary, 2008Gajewski
D562960Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureFebruary, 2008Gajewski
D556938LuminaireDecember, 2007RusselloD26/89
D553731Combined ceiling fan and lightOctober, 2007BucherD23/411
D551335Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureSeptember, 2007Gajewski
D549315Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureAugust, 2007Gajewski
D549814Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureAugust, 2007Gajewski
7210910Enhancements to high efficiency ceiling fanMay, 2007Parker et al.
D542905Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureMay, 2007YoungD23/377
D535011Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureJanuary, 2007Gajewski
D535387Ceiling fan blade assemblyJanuary, 2007Gajewski
D535388Ceiling fan bladeJanuary, 2007Gajewski
D536083Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureJanuary, 2007GajewskiD23/377
20060255226Ball and socket assembly for suspending an object from a sloped surfaceNovember, 2006Frampton248/343
D530414Ceiling fanOctober, 2006Hoshino
D528645Ceiling fanSeptember, 2006Young
D525353Ceiling fanJuly, 2006Hidalgo
D525699Ceiling fanJuly, 2006Davenport et al.
7037074Lightweight, foldable, and replaceable fabric fan bladesMay, 2006Hoshino
D521625Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureMay, 2006Young
D522121Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureMay, 2006Hidalgo
7008192Ceiling fan blade attachment assemblyMarch, 2006Hidalgo
D517675Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureMarch, 2006Young
D516201Ceiling fan motor housingFebruary, 2006BadarelloD23/411
D512498Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureDecember, 2005Hidalgo
D511207Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureNovember, 2005Young
D510763Ceiling fanOctober, 2005Da Costa
20050147494Lightweight, foldable, and replaceable fabric fan bladesJuly, 2005Hoshino416/62
6884034Enhancements to high efficiency ceiling fanApril, 2005Parker416/1
D490510Fan assembly for an umbrellaMay, 2004Cohen
6676375Chandelier adaptor for ceiling fanJanuary, 2004Steeves LeBlanc362/406
D484964Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureJanuary, 2004Young
20030235503Ceiling fan bladeDecember, 2003Tang416/241R
D483474Ceiling fan blade assemblyDecember, 2003Young
D478654Ceiling fan bladeAugust, 2003HidalgoD23/413
D478974Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureAugust, 2003Hidalgo
D478980Ceiling fan blade assemblyAugust, 2003Hidalgo
D477068Ceiling fanJuly, 2003Hsieh
D476408Combination ceiling fan and light fixtureJune, 2003Hidalgo
D463020Ceiling fanSeptember, 2002Liu
D456503Ceiling fan blades unitApril, 2002YoungD23/413
6354801Ceiling fan housing assemblyMarch, 2002Gajewski415/121.2
D453216Combined ceiling fan and light fixtureJanuary, 2002Gajewski
D451185Ceiling fanNovember, 2001Kario
D445887Combined ceiling fan and light fixtureJuly, 2001Campbell
6120247Room cooling fan apparatusSeptember, 2000Wheeler416/1
D426630Combined ceiling fan and fan cageJune, 2000Gajewski
D425610Combined ceiling fan and light fixtureMay, 2000Gee, II
D422352Lower housing for a ceiling fanApril, 2000Gee, II
6042339Ceiling fan assembly and method for assembling sameMarch, 2000Blateri et al.
D421797Combined ceiling fan and light fixtureMarch, 2000Collmar
6019577Ceiling fan with light assemblyFebruary, 2000Dye362/147
D420120Combined ceiling fan and light fixtureFebruary, 2000Evans
D414856Combined ceiling fan and light fixtureOctober, 1999Zuege
D414857Combined ceiling fan and light fixtureOctober, 1999Zuege
5951253Blade mounting assembly for a ceiling fanSeptember, 1999Gajewski416/205
D413378Combined ceiling fan and light fixtureAugust, 1999Zuege
5920127Propeller wind charging system for electrical vehicleJuly, 1999Damron180/65.31
D407155Combined ceiling fan motor housing and light fixture unitMarch, 1999Liu
D399554Lower housing for a ceiling fanOctober, 1998Tsuji et al.
D399555Lower housing for a ceiling fanOctober, 1998Gee, II et al.
D397418Lower housing for a ceiling fanAugust, 1998Tsuji et al.
D397419Upper housing for a ceiling fanAugust, 1998Tsuji et al.
D396281Lower housing for a ceiling fanJuly, 1998Gee, II et al.
D396534Upper housing for a ceiling fanJuly, 1998Tsuji et al.
D357978Combined ceiling fan and lightMay, 1995Young
D355027Combined double bladed ceiling fan and illuminable lensJanuary, 1995Young
D345790Combined ceiling fan with v-shaped blade and illuminable attachmentApril, 1994Caldwell
D334232Ceiling fanMarch, 1993Searle
4974633System for controlling the flow of a fluid medium relative to an objectDecember, 1990Hickey137/561R
D292313Ceiling fanOctober, 1987Kawai
D290748Combined ceiling fan and lightJuly, 1987Kawai
D283156Electric fanMarch, 1986Mandelli
D268521Electric fan for engine coolingApril, 1983Clemente
D252390Fixed pitch propeller for aircraftJuly, 1979Voisard416/214R
4073598Ceiling fanFebruary, 1978Mizutani et al.
D185104N/AMay, 1959TwistD23/413
2346552PropellerApril, 1944Brotz416/236R
D131699N/AMarch, 1942Funk
2269287FanJanuary, 1942Roberts416/238
2222444Airplane propellerNovember, 1940Schmidt416/203
2104207Aircraft propellerJanuary, 1938Miles416/234
D113347N/AJanuary, 1938Funk
D105260N/AJuly, 1937Brannan
D097601N/ANovember, 1935Funk
1831394Aeronautical propellerNovember, 1931Reed416/204R
1650464Aeronautical propellerNovember, 1927Reed416/207
1623420PropellerApril, 1927Leinweber416/243
1604758Aeronautical propellerOctober, 1926Reed416/212R
1539273PropellerMay, 1925Reed416/214R
1522771AnemometerJanuary, 1925Fales416/204R
1432710PropellerOctober, 1922MacMechen416/210R
1384308Airplane-screwJuly, 1921De Giers156/221
1372076Hollow metal propellerMarch, 1921Luense219/104
1166907PROPELLER.January, 1916Heath416/230
1133191SCREW-PROPELLER.March, 1915Staples416/214R

Foreign References:
AU325331March, 2009
AU328015October, 2009
AU344439September, 2012
AU344441September, 2012
AU344442September, 2012
AU344440November, 2012
BRMU8701580-3July, 2009
CN3035947October, 1995
CN3052179December, 1996
CN3326631October, 2003
CN3342283December, 2003
CN3373899June, 2004
CN3379773July, 2004
CN3464463July, 2005
CN3608404February, 2007
CN3613716February, 2007
CN3643915May, 2007
CN3657836June, 2007
CN3669173July, 2007
CN300719583December, 2007
CN300776509May, 2008
CN300831125September, 2008
CN300831150September, 2008
CN300943819June, 2009
CN300952851July, 2009
CN300966332July, 2009
CN300980833August, 2009
CN301099596December, 2009
CN301118857January, 2010
CN301118858January, 2010
CN301118904January, 2010
CN301149979March, 2010
CN301167853March, 2010
CN301167858March, 2010
CN301202407May, 2010
CN301220317May, 2010
CN301220319May, 2010
CN201546988August, 2010Ceiling fan
CN301321389August, 2010
CN101876318November, 2010Ceiling fan
CN301386354November, 2010
CN301403834December, 2010
CN301515901April, 2011
CN301524021April, 2011
CN301582345June, 2011
CN301687620September, 2011
CN202056077November, 2011Novel ceiling fan with refrigeration device
CN301735230November, 2011
CN301735236November, 2011
CN301735240November, 2011
CN202132274February, 2012Electric fan with retractable fan blades
CN202165288March, 2012Luminous ceiling fan with blades
CN202560594November, 2012Ceiling fan
CN203189290September, 2013Ceiling fan with function of heating
CN104033399September, 2014Ceiling fan with warming function
CN104100544October, 2014Ceiling fan with heating function
CN204003607December, 2014Blade mounting structure of ceiling fan
CN303071225January, 2015
CN303120447March, 2015
CN303340545August, 2015
CN105221451January, 2016Ceiling fan capable of rotatably spraying water vapor to cool
CN204961350January, 2016Ceiling fan of a fan blade and dustcoat body structure
CN303566447January, 2016
CN303218947May, 2016
DE202005019872July, 2006Ceiling ventilator has a one-piece housing around a drive motor with a stator and a rotor with one or more blades
EM000766829-0012September, 2007
EM000766829-0015September, 2007
EM000766829-0020September, 2007
EM000766829-0027September, 2007
EM000766829-0038September, 2007
EM002095711-0004March, 2012
EM002095711-0003December, 2012
EM002095711-0005December, 2012
EM002095711-0006December, 2012
EM001356059-0001January, 2013
GB3005085July, 2002
JPD1194006January, 2004
JPD1270347May, 2006
JPD1284753October, 2006
JP2007247573September, 2007CEILING FAN
JP2012026380February, 2012CEILING FAN
SG193219September, 2013CEILING FAN
TW203457April, 1993
TW204891April, 1993
TW241026February, 1995
TW352920February, 1999
TW467555December, 2001
WO/2011/138626November, 2011A CEILING FAN
Other References:
HaikuWithSenseME-Black—from TinEye, image post date Jun. 7, 2014, site visited Apr. 16, 2016, (online), .
Big Ass Fans Haiku Ceiling Fan with SenseME—from CNET, image post date Jun. 4, 2014, site visited Apr. 16, 2016, (online), .
Haiku 5 Foot Ceiling Fan—from YouTube, image post date Jul. 16, 2013, site visited Apr. 16, 2016, (online), .
Haiku L Series Fan: 52″, Black, Universal Mount: Black https://www.haikuhome.com/haiku-l-series-fan-52-black-universal-mount-black?utm—source=google&utm—medium=shop&utm—campaign=GGL-SHOP-L52-BL&rt=rf Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
Montecarlo Minimalist Ceiling Fan Model 3MNLR56BSD http://www.hansenwholesale.com/ceilingfans/montecarlo/model.asp?ProdNo=MC-3MNLR56BSD Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
This New Ceiling Fan Design Solves A Problem That All Ceiling Fans Have Had Since 1882 http://www.businessinsider.com/haiku-smart-ceiling-fan-2014-6 Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
Back to Post:Ceiling Fans Application to the Living Room ceiling fans no lights http://drecera.info/ceiling-fans-application-to-the-living-room.html/ceiling-fans-no-lights Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
52″ Casa Delta-Wing™ Bronze Outdoor Ceiling Fan 52″ Casa DeltaWing Bronze Outdoor Ceiling Fan #4F570 | LampsPlus.com http://www.lampsplus.com.products/52-inch-casa-delta-wing-bronze-outdoor-ceiling-fan—4f570.html Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
Spitfire 60″ Ceiling Fan Sleek and elegant cooling http://www.myfan.com.au/ceiling-fans/spitfire/ Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
Craftmade SON52CH, Sonnet Chrome 60 http://www.delmarfans.com/craftmade-ceiling-fans/sonnet/son52ch/ Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
Three Blade Washed timber ceiling fan http://www.houzz.com/photos/22163832/Three-Blade-Washed-timber-ceiling-fan-contemporary-ceiling-fans-other-metro Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
Aeratron AE3 43-Inch Triple Blade Ceiling Fan—Matte White http://store.dwell.com/aeratronae343triplebladeceilingfan.html?gclid=CP6V2PCvsssCFZI9gQodUoAEgA&a—92=1932 Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
Westinghouse 7869100 46″ White 3-Blade Reversible Ceiling Fan with Light http://www.walmart.com/ip/27021874?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=0&adid=22222222227018433423&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=52406259431&w14=&wl5=pla&wl6=83970368351&veh=sem.
Monte Carlo 3MO52WHO-L Mach One 52-Inch 3- Blade Ceiling Fan with Remote and Light Kit, White Finish http://www.amazon.com/Monte-Carlo-3MO52WHO-L-52-Inch-3-Blade/dp/B0038KY442 Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
Decoration, Simple Brown Ceiling Fan With Light Design With Triple Blade And White Lamp http://lighthom.xyz/add-to-the-look-of-a-room-with-fancy-ceiling-fan-ideas/simple-brown-ceiling-fan-with-light-design-with-triple-blade-and-white-lamp/ Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
The Flow Modern Ceiling Fan Flow 3Blade Modern Ceiling Fan | Barn Light Electric http://www.barnlightelectric.com/barn-ceiling-fans/modern-ceiling-fans/the-flow-modern-ceiling-fan.html Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
Techno 132 cm ceiling fan with three blades and LED light kit http://www.westinghouselighting.eu/ceiling-fans/modern/techno-132-cm-ceiling-fan-with-three-blades-and-led-light-kit-7827040.aspx Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
Del Mar Fans & Lighting Ceiling Fan Rating System Ceiling Fan Ratings | Who Makes the Best Ceiling Fans http://www.delmarfans.com/educate/ceiling-fan-rating-guide/ Aug. 1, 2013 Printed Mar. 8, 2016.
Letter dated Feb. 22, 2016 Response from Barnes &Thornburg LLP (Dwight D. Lueck) to King & Schickli, PLLC (Andrew D. Dorisio) Re: TroposAir Vogue 60″ DC Ceiling Fan.
3-blade versus 4-blade or 5-blade ceiling fan efficiency http://g2art.com/ 5 Pages.
Westinghouse Lighting Industrial 56Inch Indoor Ceiling Fan Industrial 56-Inch Three-Blade Indoor Ceiling Fan Brushed Nickel with Brushed Nickel Steel Blades https://web.archive.org/web/20110706214449/http://www.westinghouselighting.com/ceilingfans/56inchceilingfan/.
Photographs of Deka SV3 Fan—available for sale approximately Jun. 25, 2014.
Primary Examiner:
Johannes, Thomas
Assistant Examiner:
Lough, Sean D.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
King & Schickli, PLLC

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


FIG. 1 is a bottom perspective view of the fan;

FIG. 2 is a top perspective view of the fan;

FIG. 3 is a front view of the fan;

FIG. 4 is a right side view of the fan;

FIG. 5 is a rear view of the fan;

FIG. 6 is a left side view of the fan;

FIG. 7 is a top view of the fan; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view of the fan.

The broken line depictions form no part of the claimed design.