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United States Patent D456,102
Murphy ,   et al. April 23, 2002

Head of hand-held vacuum cleaner


The ornamental design for a head of hand-held vacuum cleaner, as shown and described.
Inventors: Murphy; John S. (Brookpark, OH), Wright; Michael F. (Stow, OH), Matousek; Robert A. (Lakewood, OH), Di Nunzio; David (Mentor, OH), Farone; Richard C. (Willoughby, OH), Kalman; Jeffrey M. (Cleveland Heights, OH), Saunders; Craig M. (Rocky River, OH)
Assignee: Royal Appliance Mfg. Co. (Glenwillow, OH)
Appl. No.: D/135,549
Filed: January 12, 2001

Current U.S. Class: D32/31 ; D32/18
Current International Class: 1505
Field of Search: D32/17-18,21-24,32-33,25,31 15/398,364,400,42,322,410,412,414,415.1-422.1,327.1-327.7,377,347,344,329

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Primary Examiner: McInroy; Ruth
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Fay, Sharpe, Fagan, Minnich & McKee, LLP


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a head of a hand-held vacuum cleaner showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the head alone;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 9 is an exploded perspective view of the head as detached from a base.

The parts shown in broken lines in FIGS. 1 and 9 are shown for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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