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FIG. 1 is a left, top, front perspective view of a bidet embodying my new design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view thereof, the right side elevational view being a mirror image of the left side shown;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

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 representations of holes in FIGS. 1 and 4 are for purposes of illustration only, and form no part of the claimed design.

The characteristic features of my design resides in design lines extending from the rear corners of the basin to the rear corners of the rim.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D168019 October 1952 Cramer
D183039 June 1958 Dreyhiss
D310559 September 11, 1990 Cors
D325248 April 7, 1992 McKeowe
D353658 December 20, 1994 McKeowe
D355025 January 31, 1995 Fowler, Jr. et al.
Other references
  • Undated Ceramica Sanitaria catalog ad showing "Cesame" bidet. Undated Ceramica Catalano catalog ad showing a bidet. Undated Delafon catalog ad showing a "Brive 2" bidet.
Patent History
Patent number: D398383
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 3, 1995
Date of Patent: Sep 15, 1998
Assignee: Jacob Delafon (Paris)
Inventor: Francois Kergoet (Malakoff)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Eric Watterson
Law Firm: Quarles & Brady
Application Number: 0/45,959
Current U.S. Class: Water Closet, Bidet Or Bowl Therefor (D23/295)
International Classification: 2302;