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United States Patent D323,874
Hirman ,   et al. February 11, 1992

Counter-top water filter


The ornamental design for a counter-top water filter, as shown and described.
Inventors: Hirman; Bernie R. (Elk River, MN), Saaski; Bruce D. (Bloomington, MN)
Assignee: Ecowater Systems, Inc. (Woodbury, MN)
Appl. No.: 07/500,282
Filed: March 28, 1990

Current U.S. Class: D23/209 ; D7/316; D7/318; D7/319
Field of Search: D23/207-210 210/97,198.1,205-206,231,244-246,257.1-257.2,258,260-261,282,287-290,295,321.6 D9/309-310,372-374

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Primary Examiner: Burke; Wallace R.
Assistant Examiner: Tung; M. H.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Gealow; Jon Carl Wetzel; James M. Denison; JoAnne M.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a counter-top water filter showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof; and

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof, the cover omitted for clarity of illustration.

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