- Kohler Co.

FIG. 1 is a right, top, frontal perspective view of a urinal embodying my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side elevational view being the mirror image of the right side shown;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken line representation of a hole in FIGS. 1 to 4 is for purposes of illustration only, and forms no part of the claimed design.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D201120 May 1965 Robare
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D275600 September 18, 1984 Stairs, Jr.
D331960 December 22, 1992 Alger
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1162500 November 1915 Madden
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Other references
  • Undated Eljer catalog ad, p. 5.26, entitled "Terminal Urinals". 1987 Kohler catalog ad, p. 13--6, showing a "Derry" urinal. Jun. 1994 Kohler catalog ad, p. 14-9 showing a "Portrait" bidet. 1992 Universal-Rundle catalog ad, p. 11, showing "Bali" and New Colburn urinals. 1992 Eljer catalog ad, p. 5.22, showing a "Dover" urinal.
Patent History
Patent number: D372962
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 25, 1995
Date of Patent: Aug 20, 1996
Assignee: Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
Inventor: Carter J. Thomas (Port Washington, WI)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Gregory Andoll
Law Firm: Quarles & Brady
Application Number: 0/44,799