Bathtub or the like

- Kohler Co.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view taken from the top, front and right side of a bathtub or the like showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a cross-sectional view taken on line 3--3 of FIGS. 2 and 8;

FIG. 4 is a cross-sectional view taken on line 4--4 of FIG. 2;

FIG. 5 is a cross-sectional view taken on line 5--5 of FIG. 2; and,

FIG. 6 is a top plan view of a second embodiment thereof.

The broken line representation of a deck in FIG. 1 is for purposes of illustration only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D253008 September 25, 1979 Guigues
D253124 October 9, 1979 Primault
D275597 September 18, 1984 Lax
D276456 November 20, 1984 Primault
D295781 May 17, 1988 Hubel
D314611 February 12, 1991 Doman et al.
D314817 February 19, 1991 Lenahan
4868934 September 26, 1989 Altman
Other references
  • Jacob Delafon advertisement showing the "Hydra" tub, undated, admitted prior art. Metaliberica, S. A. advertisement for the "Nueva Europa" spa, undated, admitted prior art. A 1989 Pearl advertisement for the "Classic V" tub, admitted prior art. Page 33 of a Jacob Delafon catalog, undated, admitted prior art, showing the "Naema", "Lyria", and "Eureka" tubs.
Patent History
Patent number: D329084
Type: Grant
Filed: Jan 17, 1990
Date of Patent: Sep 1, 1992
Assignee: Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
Inventor: Todd D. Dannenberg (Sheboygan, WI)
Primary Examiner: James R. Largen
Law Firm: Quarles & Brady
Application Number: 7/466,573
Current U.S. Class: D23/281