Tub for bathing

- Kohler Co.
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In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is as a plumbing fixture primarily useful for washing the body of humans.

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

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof, the rear elevational view being a mirror image of the front elevational view shown;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken line representations of holes in FIGS. 1-6, and of a fitting in FIGS. 1-3 and 5-6, are for the purpose of illustration only, and form no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a tub for bathing, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D216119 November 1969 Kaiser
D252941 September 18, 1979 Fairchild
D267190 December 7, 1982 Harrison
D354115 January 3, 1995 McKeone
D362050 September 5, 1995 Jacuzzi
D409294 May 4, 1999 Svendsen
D412973 August 17, 1999 Donnely
D421793 March 21, 2000 Svendsen
D448457 September 25, 2001 Funk
Other references
  • 1998 Kohler catalog ad, p. 8.73, showing a “Basic 6040” whirlpool.
  • 1997 Kohler catalog ad, p. 9.14, showing a “Symbio” bath.
  • Undated Hytec catalog ad showing a “Model AC3466 WH4” bath.
Patent History
Patent number: D485890
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 12, 2002
Date of Patent: Jan 27, 2004
Assignee: Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
Inventor: Jason T. Lanius (Sheboygan, WI)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Robert A. Delehanty
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Quarles & Brady LLP
Application Number: 29/158,977
Current U.S. Class: Symmetrical (16) (D23/280.1)
International Classification: 2302;