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United States Patent D439,953
Lord April 3, 2001



The ornamental design for a faucet, as shown and described.
Inventors: Lord; Judd A. (Carmel, IN)
Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana (Indianapolis, IN)
Appl. No.: D/117,604
Filed: January 27, 2000

Current U.S. Class: D23/241
Current International Class: 2301
Field of Search: D23/230-257 D8/301-308,310 4/675-678 137/801

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Other References

Kohler K-500 Design Manual, p. 40 Taboret Faucet, Oct. 1990.* .
Delta 1994 Full-Line Price List, (c) 1994 Masco Corporation of Indiana, pp. 14, 21-22, 26-27, 44-45..

Primary Examiner: Zarfas; Louis S.
Assistant Examiner: Andoll; Greg
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Kapustij; Myron B. Doigan; Lloyd D.


FIG. 1 is a rear perspective view of the faucet showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side being a mirror image;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken line showing of the lift rod in FIG. 2 and apertures in FIG. 7 are for purposes of illustration only and form no part of the claimed design.

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