- Steelcase, Inc.


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a sofa showing my design;

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view; and

FIG. 6 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a front perspective view of a sofa showing a second embodiment of my design; and

FIG. 8 is a rear perspective view thereof.

Referenced Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

D240311 June 1976 Owens
D244894 July 5, 1977 Tillberg
D245951 October 4, 1977 Lande
D246811 January 3, 1978 Klein et al.
4092049 May 30, 1978 Schloblom
4232899 November 11, 1980 Fister, Jr.

Other references

  • Interiors, Jun. 1980, p. 44, bottom center, Chair in panel 8. Interiors, May 1978, p. 27, Seating Unit right center by JG. Newspaper advertisement printed in the Grand Rapids Press, Apr. 3, 1983. Vecta Contract Brochure, Tappo Seating, Miko Seating, Wilkhahn 84 Series.

Patent History

Patent number: D290559
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 21, 1985
Date of Patent: Jun 30, 1987
Assignee: Steelcase, Inc. (Grand Rapids, MI)
Inventor: William B. Raftery (Arlington, TX)
Primary Examiner: Bruce W. Dunkins
Law Firm: Price, Heneveld, Cooper, DeWitt & Litton
Application Number: 6/789,556


Current U.S. Class: D/6381; D/6378