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United States Patent D779,343
Ericksen ,   et al. February 21, 2017

Timer

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a timer, as shown and described.
Inventors: Ericksen; Kent C. (Centerville, UT), Connolly; Karl L. (Bountiful, UT), Thurgood; Jeffrey C. (Severance, CO), Urry; Andrew Mark (Herriman, UT), Yamasaki; Amy Marie (Fruit Heights, UT), Rodriguez; Hugo (South Salt Lake, UT)
Applicant:
Name City State Country Type

Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc.

North Salt Lake

UT

US
Assignee: Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc. (North Salt Lake, UT)
Appl. No.: D/527,487
Filed: May 19, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D10/40
Current International Class: 1003
Field of Search: ;D10/2,15,20,24,40,41,46.1,47,50,51,60,74,126 ;D16/206,214,235,238,250 ;D23/245,246

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Other References

"1-Outlet Hose Faucet Timer." First comment: Apr. 4, 2015. Home Depot. http://www.homedepot.com/p/Orbit-1-Outlet-Hose-Faucet-Timer-56619/2055850- 27. cited by examiner .
"Sandals and Soaker Hoses." Posted: Jun. 26, 2014. Pickles 2 Pushups. http://kphornerrd.weebly.com/home/sandals-and-soaker-hoses. cited by examiner .
"Orbit Irrigation Products 58911." Added: Oct. 29, 2016. Sears. http://www.sears.com/orbit-irrigation-products-inc-58911-yard-watering-sy- stem/p-SPM8492350211?prdNo=7&blockNo=7&blockType=G7. cited by examiner .
U.S. Appl. No. 29/527,488, filed May 19, 2015, Kent C. Ericksen et al. cited by applicant .
U.S. Appl. No. 29/527,490, filed May 19, 2015, Kent C. Ericksen et al. cited by applicant .
Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., The product(s) shown in attachment 1 were sold or offered for sale by Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., on or before Nov. 2008. cited by applicant .
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, The product(s) shown in attachment 2 were sold or offered for sale by Robert Bosch Tool Corporation under the brand name Nelson on or before Mar. 19, 2013. cited by applicant .
Melnor, Inc., The product(s) shown in attachment 3 were sold or offered for sale by Melnor, Inc., on or before Mar. 19, 2013. cited by applicant .
Melnor, Inc., AquaTimers, Web page retrieved on Jun. 17, 2013, apparently published on or before Feb. 10, 2012, web.archive.org/web/20120210191541/http://www.melnor.com/products-aquatim- ers.php. cited by applicant .
Melnor, Inc., AquaTimers, Web page retrieved on Jun. 17, 2013, apparently published on or before Jun. 24, 2012, web.archive.org/web/20120624233645/http://www.melnor.com/products-aquatim- ers.php. cited by applicant .
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, Nelson, Web page retrieved on Jun. 17, 2013, apparently published on or before Mar. 27, 2012, web.archive.org/web/20120327000229/http://www.lrnelson.com/products/water- -conservation2/water-timers/. cited by applicant .
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, Nelson, Web page retrieved on Jun. 17, 2013, apparently published on or before Jul. 9, 2012, web.archive.org/web/20120709203520/http://www.lrnelson.com/products/water- -conservation2/water-timers/. cited by applicant .
Rain Bird Corporation, the product(s) shown in attachment 8 was sold or offered for sale by Rain Bird Corporation at least by Mar. 19, 2012. cited by applicant .
Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., the product(s) shown in attachment 9 were sold or offered for sale by Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., at least by Mar. 19, 2012. cited by applicant .
Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., the product shown in attachment 10 was sold or offered for sale by Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., at least by Mar. 19, 2012. cited by applicant .
Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., 2014 Hose Faucet Timers, the items shown in Attachment 11 were disclosed and may have been offered for sale in a private meeting on Mar. 13, 2013. cited by applicant .
Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., the products shown in attachment 12 (identified as product Nos. 24600, 24713, 24723) were sold or offered for sale to the public on or before May 1, 2015. cited by applicant .
Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., Lowes Hose End 2014 Product Review, the items shown in Attachment 13 were disclosed and may have been offered for sale in a private meeting on Jun. 11, 2013. cited by applicant .
Office Action, U.S. Appl. No. 29/527,488, Mailed on May 10, 2016. cited by applicant .
Office Action Response, U.S. Appl. No. 29/527,488, Dated on Aug. 9, 2016. cited by applicant .
Terminal Disclaimer, U.S Appl. No. 29/527,488, Dated on Aug. 10, 2016. cited by applicant .
Office Action, U.S. Appl. No. 29/527,490, Mailed on May 10, 2016. cited by applicant .
Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., Product No. 56233D 3-Outlet Digital Timer (shown in attachment 5) First comment: Feb. 9, 2012, Retrieved from the Internet: <URL: http://www.amazon.com/Orbit-56233D-3-Outlet-Digital-Watering/dp/B004PVK4G- K>. cited by applicant .
Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., Product No. 56544 2-Outlet Hose Faucet Timer (shown in attachment 6) First Review: Apr. 28, 2015, Retrieved from the Internet: <URL: http://www.homedepot.com/p/Orbit-2-Outlet-Hose-Faucet-Timer-56544/2055850- 24>. cited by applicant .
Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc., Orbit Digital 2-Outlet Ht Timer (shown in attachment 7) First Review: Feb. 18, 2011, Retrieved from the Internet: <URL:http://www.lowes.com/pd.sub.--163729-74985-27133.sub.--0.sub.--? productId=3199677>. cited by applicant .
Notice of Allowance and Fee(s) Due (including a Notice of Allowability for A Design Application section, and an Examiner's Comment section), U.S. Appl. No. 29/527,488 Mailed on Sep. 12, 2016 (shown in attachment 8). cited by applicant .
Office Action Response, U.S. Appl. No. 29/527,490, Dated Sep. 12, 2016 (shown in attachment 9). cited by applicant .
Notice of Allowance and Fee(s) Due (including a Notice of Allowability for A Design Application section), U.S. Appl. No. 29/527,490 Mailed on Oct. 5, 2016 (shown in attachment 10). cited by applicant .
Continued Prosecution Application, U.S. Appl. No. 29/527,490, Dated Nov. 10, 2016 (shown in attachment 11). cited by applicant .
Preliminary Amendment, U.S. Appl. No. 29/527,490, Dated Nov. 11, 2016 (shown in attachment 12). cited by applicant .
Amendment After Allowance, U.S. Appl. No. 29/527,488, Dated Dec. 8, 2016 (shown in attachment 13). cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Matharu; Manpreet
Assistant Examiner: Tisdell; Suzanne
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Austin Rapp & Hardman

Description



FIG. 1 is an elevated front perspective view of a timer, according to our new design;

FIG. 2 is an elevated rear perspective view of the timer shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a front view of the timer shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a rear view of the timer shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a top view of the timer shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view of the timer shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a first side view of the timer shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 8 is a second side view of the timer shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 9 is a front view of the timer shown in FIG. 1 in a first alternative position;

FIG. 10 is a front view of the timer shown in FIG. 1 in a second alternative position;

FIG. 11 is a front view of the timer shown in FIG. 1 in a third alternative position;

FIG. 12 is a front view of the timer shown in FIG. 1 in a fourth alternative position; and,

FIG. 13 is a front view of the timer shown in FIG. 1 in a fifth alternative position.

The portions of the figures shown in broken lines are unclaimed. Any empty region surrounded by broken lines is also unclaimed, inclusive of the broken line itself.

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