Title:
Valve assembly
United States Patent D831793


Inventors:
Roden, Tripp (Keller, TX, US)
Application Number:
29/573713
Publication Date:
10/23/2018
Filing Date:
08/09/2016
Assignee:
TYL, Inc. (Fort Worth, TX, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2301
Field of Search:
D23/233, D23/249, D23/262, D23/245, D23/235, D23/236, D23/259, D23/200, 251/231, 137/592, 137/587, 137/590, 137/614.06, 285/406, 285/39, 285/139.2, 285/222, 285/149.1, 285/139.1, 285/179, 285/206
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Other References:
Neptune Chemical Feed Systems, Bulletin FDP/CFS-08, Neptune Chemical Pump Company (2008), 6 pages.
Photograph of valve assemblies, dated Jul. 25, 2012, 1 page.
2 photographs believed to show alternate views of the upper valve assembly in the Jul. 25, 2012, photograph of NPL2, 2 pages.
Photograph of valve assembly, taken before Mar. 15, 2013, 1 page.
Progressive Sales Inc., FloTek Brochure, copy obtained before Jan. 27, 2016, 7 pages.
River Rock Marketing Services, Discover the Omega Difference, http://www.riverrocksvcs.com/omega-connections/, accessed Dec. 15, 2015, 4 pages.
Primary Examiner:
Ramirez, Cynthia
Assistant Examiner:
Colan, Gino
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
Claims:
CLAIM

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

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top front perspective view of a valve assembly showing the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom front perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken lines in the figures show portions of the valve assembly that form no part of the claimed design.