Title:
Overflow cap
United States Patent D839397


Inventors:
Whitehead, James H. (Collierville, TN, US)
Application Number:
29/596009
Publication Date:
01/29/2019
Filing Date:
03/03/2017
Assignee:
IPS Corporation (Collierville, TN, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2301
Field of Search:
D23/259-261, D23/267-268, D23/388, D23/397, D23/400, D23/406, 404/2-4, 210/163-164, 210/166, 454/275-277, 454/284, 454/289, 454/291, 4/613, 4/287, 4/679, 4/680-684, 4/689-694, 4/671-673, D9/454
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Primary Examiner:
Goodman, Eric L.
Assistant Examiner:
Wierenga, Amy C.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for an overflow cap, shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a first embodiment of an overflow cap according to my new design;

FIG. 2 is another perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevation view thereof, the opposite, right side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along cut lines 8-8 in FIG. 3;

FIG. 9 is a perspective view of a second embodiment of an overflow cap according to my new design;

FIG. 10 is another perspective view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a left side elevation view thereof, the opposite, right side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 14 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 15 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 16 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along cut lines 16-16 in FIG. 11;

FIG. 17 is a perspective view of a third embodiment of an overflow cap according to my new design;

FIG. 18 is another perspective view thereof;

FIG. 19 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 20 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 21 is a left side elevation view thereof, the opposite, right side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 22 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 23 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 24 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along cut lines 24-24 in FIG. 19.

The broken lines showing in the views illustrate portions of the overflow cap that form no part of the claimed design. Any shading and cross-hatching are not features of the design but are utilized to illustrate the surface contours of the design.

The dash-dot-dash broken lines illustrate boundaries and form no part of the claim.