Face plate for plumbing fixture

- Kohler Co.
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In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is as a flow distributor primarily useful for enabling a water spray from a plumbing fixture.

FIG. 1 is a right, top, front perspective view of a face plate for plumbing fixture embodying my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elvational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a right side elevational view thereof.


The ornamental design for a face plate for plumbing fixture, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D232939 September 1974 Levy
D325769 April 28, 1992 Haug et al.
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D332994 February 2, 1993 Huen
D374273 October 1, 1996 Chan
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Other references
  • 1997 Kohler catalog ad, p. 2.84, showing “Master Shower” showerheads.
  • 1997 Kohler catalog ad, p. 2.86, showing “Master Shower” handshowers.
  • 1997 Kohler catalog ad, p. 2.88, showing “Master Shower” bodysprays.
Patent History
Patent number: D440276
Type: Grant
Filed: Aug 29, 2000
Date of Patent: Apr 10, 2001
Assignee: Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
Inventor: Erich D. Slothower (Sheboygan, WI)
Primary Examiner: Robin V. Taylor
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Quarles & Brady LLP
Application Number: 29/128,637
Current U.S. Class: Dispersal (i.e., Sprayer, Fogger, Nozzle, Aerator, Etc.) (4) (D23/213)
International Classification: 2301;