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United States Patent D778,410
Smith ,   et al. February 7, 2017

Fenestrated tip for a spike tap of an irrigation fitting


CLAIM The ornamental design for a fenestrated tip for a spike tap of an irrigation fitting, as shown and described.
Inventors: Smith; Duane K. (St. Charles, MO), King; Thomas A. (Ballwin, MO), Blankley; Scott L. (Wildwood, MO)
Name City State Country Type

Smith; Duane K.
King; Thomas A.
Blankley; Scott L.

St. Charles


Appl. No.: D/509,921
Filed: November 21, 2014

Current U.S. Class: D23/259
Current International Class: 2301
Field of Search: ;D8/1,391-393 ;D24/152,176,180,184 ;D28/65 ;D23/213-214,217,233,249,259,260,262

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
2373555 April 1945 Folke
D272850 February 1984 Kulle
4787557 November 1988 Jackson
5694972 December 1997 King
6216723 April 2001 King
6484440 November 2002 Brown
6773036 August 2004 King
6986532 January 2006 King
7150289 December 2006 Mortensen
7150476 December 2006 King
D536925 February 2007 Macler
D624810 October 2010 Vosbikian
D638914 May 2011 Schmuckle
D654988 February 2012 Bloink
8172276 May 2012 King et al.
D665481 August 2012 Bloink
D737952 September 2015 Matsumura
D745699 December 2015 Clarke
2015/0167884 June 2015 King et al.
2015/0181820 July 2015 Crook
2015/0300543 October 2015 Boaz et al.
Foreign Patent Documents
WO 2016/081877 May 2016 WO

Other References

Perforador Panther, http://prakoragro.com/productos/perforador/perforador-panter-tena-7/, 4 pages, printed Aug. 24, 2016. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Goodman; Eric
Assistant Examiner: Wierenga; Amy
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an example embodiment of a fenestrated tip for a spike tap of an irrigation fitting in accordance with our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a perspective view thereof shown in a position of use.

The unevenly dashed lines in the drawings are for purposes of illustrating claim boundary and form no part of the claim. The evenly dashed lines in the drawings depict environmental subject matter that forms no part of the claim.

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