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United States Patent D781,932
Yoshikawa March 21, 2017

Ice maker

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for an ice maker, as shown and described.
Inventors: Yoshikawa; Toshiyuki (Nara-ken, JP)
Applicant:
Name City State Country Type

Yoshikawa; Toshiyuki

Nara-ken

N/A

JP
Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YOSHIKAWAKUNI KOGYOSHO (Katshuragi-Shi, Nara-Ken, JP)
Appl. No.: D/556,625
Filed: March 2, 2016

Current U.S. Class: D15/80
Current International Class: 1507
Field of Search: ;D15/79-91 ;D7/672,603,669

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D296749 July 1988 Threadgill, Jr.
D514602 February 2006 Draper
D534190 December 2006 Ball
D552633 October 2007 Volkan
D654934 February 2012 Cesarino
D731264 June 2015 Frank
D733769 July 2015 Zorovich
D734106 July 2015 Frank
9272444 March 2016 Zorovich
D759428 June 2016 Kehoe
D772311 November 2016 Bricker
2009/0088273 April 2009 Nardacci
2010/0162577 July 2010 Chen
Primary Examiner: Simmons; Ian
Assistant Examiner: Anwar; Khawaja
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Vedder Price PC

Description



FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an ice maker in the status that an upper member is fitted to an lower member;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a sectional view thereof taken along line 6-6 of FIG. 2;

FIG. 7 is a sectional view thereof taken along line 7-7 of FIG. 2;

FIG. 8 is a front view of a lower member thereof;

FIG. 9 is a bottom view of the lower member thereof;

FIG. 10 is a plan view of the lower member thereof;

FIG. 11 is a sectional view thereof taken along line 11-11 of FIG. 8;

FIG. 12 is a front view of an upper member thereof;

FIG. 13 is a top view of the upper member thereof;

FIG. 14 is a bottom view of the upper member thereof;

FIG. 15 is a sectional view thereof taken along line 15-15 of FIG. 13;

FIG. 16 is a sectional view thereof taken along line 16-16 of FIG. 13; and,

FIG. 17 is a perspective view of the ice maker in the status that the upper member is separated from the lower member.

The present invention is an ice maker to make a spherical ice block. When an upper member is vertically fitted to a lower member, a spherical space is formed inside of the ice maker. Water is poured into the spherical space, and then the ice maker is put in a freezer chamber. After the water is frozen, when the upper member is removed from the lower member, a spherical ice block can be taken out.

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