Title:
Filter housing for a water heater
United States Patent D854669


Inventors:
Yamaguchi, Hideki (Kobe, JP)
Sugatani, Masaki (Akashi, JP)
Application Number:
29/582826
Publication Date:
07/23/2019
Filing Date:
10/31/2016
Assignee:
NORITZ CORPORATION (Hyogo, JP)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2303
Field of Search:
D23/314, D23/329, D23/334, D23/335, D23/3, D23/42, D23/355, D23/356, D23/358, D23/359, D23/364, D23/386, D23/387, D23/317, D23/318, D23/320, D23/321, D23/322, D23/323, D23/324, D23/328, D23/330, D23/332, D23/337, D23/341, D23/342, D23/343, D23/347, D14/214, D14/221, D14/235, D14/240, D14/356, D14/362, D13/184
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US Patent References:
D570976Gas water heater2008-06-10NanbuD23/318
D552082Speaker box2007-10-02LawD14/214
D361828Air heater1995-08-29ChenD23/332
4770768Water filter apparatus and aerator assembly1988-09-13Lang210/94
D027823N/ANovember, 1897BuickD23/313



Other References:
YouTube—Noritzamerica, May 7, 2018, Noritz Update #6 Apr. 2018, [site visited Aug. 7, 2018], Available on the Internet URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYJksocP9tl.
Primary Examiner:
Acker, Karen S.
Assistant Examiner:
Reinholdt Jr., Steven B.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Studebaker & Brackett PC
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a filter housing for a water heater, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing front, top and right side of a filter housing for a water heater which has a mesh of the present design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view showing rear, top and right side thereof;

FIG. 3 is a perspective view showing front, bottom and right side thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 9 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a cross sectional view taken along line 10-10 of FIG. 6 thereof; and,

FIG. 11 is a perspective view showing the filter housing for a water heater of FIG. 1 in a state of use as a part of environment that forms no part of the claimed design.

The broken lines shown in the drawings represent portions of the filter housing for a water heater that form no part of the claimed design. The plane including features drawn in broken line surrounding the solid line circular opening in FIG. 3 illustrates environment that forms no part of the claimed design.