Title:
Cleaning tool
United States Patent D795517


Inventors:
Meier, Thomas C. (Woodbury, MN, US)
Baldwin, Mark W. (Woodbury, MN, US)
Prince, David J. (St. Paul, MN, US)
Application Number:
29/542621
Publication Date:
08/22/2017
Filing Date:
10/15/2015
Assignee:
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (St. Paul, MN, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0401
Field of Search:
D32/35, D32/40, D32/42, D28/63, D4/137
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US Patent References:
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Foreign References:
EP1190657March, 2002Device and cleaning pad for cleaning or treating surfaces or for applying media to surfaces
WO/1987/000022January, 1987CLEANING DEVICE FOR SANITARY BOWLS WITH PADS THAT ARE THROWN AWAY AFTER USE
WO/2001/015587March, 2001BRUSH
Primary Examiner:
Pratt, Michael A.
Assistant Examiner:
Wilson, Michelle E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Hass, Irina
Claims:
CLAIM

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

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing a new design for a cleaning tool;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof, a rear view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a left side view thereof.

The portions of the cleaning tool in FIGS. 1-3 and 6 shown in broken lines are included to show features that form no part of the claimed design.