Water closet

- Kallista, Inc.

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In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is as a plumbing fixture primarily useful for receiving the liquid and solid waste of human.

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

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side elevational view being a mirror image of the right side shown; and,

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof.

The broken line representations of a mounting environment in FIG. 1, and of a hole in FIGS. 1 and 2, are for the purpose of illustration only, and form no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a water closet, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D83588 March 1931 Weaver
D415563 October 19, 1999 McKeone
D441437 May 1, 2001 McKeone
Other references
  • Undated Kohler catalog ad, p. 15.12, showing a “Memoirs” toilet.
  • Undated Kohler catalog ad, p. 6.13, showing a “Portrait” toilet.
Patent History
Patent number: D451175
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 5, 2000
Date of Patent: Nov 27, 2001
Assignee: Kallista, Inc. (Kohler, WI)
Inventor: Michael S. Smith (Santa Monica, CA)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Robert A. Delehanty
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Quarles & Brady LLP
Application Number: 29/121,346
Current U.S. Class: With Water Tank (18) (D23/301)
International Classification: 2302;