Expansion valve
United States Patent D826380

Hayakawa, Junya (Tokyo, JP)
Yokota, Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)
Matsuda, Ryo (Tokyo, JP)
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(IPC1-7): 2301
Field of Search:
D23/233, D23/235, D23/241, D23/248, D23/249, D23/244, D23/245, D23/325, 62/528, 62/222, 62/527, 62/115, 62/197, 62/210, 62/223-225, 137/340, 137/625, 137/468
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US Patent References:
20170176067EXPANSION VALVEJune, 2017Satake
D712010Expansion valveAugust, 2014OkutsuD23/233
D701292Expansion valveMarch, 2014KanekoD23/233
D683816Expansion valveJune, 2013KobayashiD23/233
20120192970EXPANSION VALVEAugust, 2012Kobayashi137/468
D649222Expansion valveNovember, 2011KobayashiD23/233
D415564Thermostatic expansion valve for vehicle air conditioning systemsOctober, 1999SendoD23/325

Other References:
Expansion Valve, www.orbit.com. China Design Registration 304350032, Application Date Apr. 28, 2017. Shown in pp. 1-5. (Year: 2017).
Primary Examiner:
Ramirez, Cynthia
Assistant Examiner:
Colan, Gino
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Kanesaka, Manabu

1. The ornamental design for expansion valve, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a first perspective view of an expansion valve showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a second perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof.

The dashed broken lines shown in the figures are included for the purpose of illustrating portions of the expansion valve that form no part of the claimed design. The dash-dotted broken lines represent the bounds of the claimed design that form no part of the claimed design.