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United States Patent D824,236
Chintis ,   et al. July 31, 2018

Knob and collar assembly

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a knob and collar assembly, as shown and described.
Inventors: Chintis; Quinn (Ferndale, MI), Choy; Kaito (Chicago, IL), Lah; Michael C. (Benton Harbor, MI), Tippetts; Jason W. (Stevensville, MI)
Applicant:
Name City State Country Type

WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION

Benton Harbor

MI

US
Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation (Benton Harbor, MI)
Appl. No.: D/587,367
Filed: December 13, 2016

Current U.S. Class: D8/311
Current International Class: 0806
Field of Search: ;D8/107,300,301,307,310,311,312 ;D10/102 ;D23/250,421 ;D7/393,394,396,543,545,547,548

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D400778 November 1998 Holbrook, Jr.
D498657 November 2004 Milrud
D521314 May 2006 Ball
7171727 February 2007 Wylie
D637886 May 2011 Bengtson
D642042 July 2011 Kim
D715126 October 2014 Kim
D762593 August 2016 Oneufer
9484163 November 2016 Oneufer
D773917 December 2016 Shoemaker
D775493 January 2017 Funnell, II
D779303 February 2017 Shoemaker
D792189 July 2017 Incukur
D793199 August 2017 Nilssen
2004/0107545 June 2004 Worrell
2009/0139367 June 2009 Rosa
2015/0370283 December 2015 Lawson
Primary Examiner: Calve; Lauren R
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Price Heneveld LLP

Description



The file of this patent contains at least one drawing/photograph executed in color. Copies of this patent with color drawing(s)/photograph(s) will be provided by the Office upon request and payment of the necessary fee.

FIG. 1 is a front-perspective view of a knob and collar assembly according to a first embodiment;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a back elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a front-perspective view of a knob and collar assembly according to a second embodiment;

FIG. 9 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a back elevation view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 14 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 15 is a front-perspective view of a knob and collar assembly according to a third embodiment;

FIG. 16 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 17 is a back elevation view thereof;

FIG. 18 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 19 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 20 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 21 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken lines shown represent unclaimed subject matter and form no part of the claimed design.

Diagonal shading is used to represent features that are reflective in appearance.

Stipple fill is used to represent features that are non-reflective in appearance.

The colors used in FIGS. 15-21 represent colors that are applied to the respective features, including the variations thereof caused by the effect of light and shadow on the metallic surface of the knob and collar. The depicted metallic light grey color is defined under the H-S-V color scheme as:

TABLE-US-00001 H: 61/360 S: 9% V: 94%, and

the depicted metallic brass-toned color is defined under the H-S-V color scheme as:

TABLE-US-00002 H: 56/360 S: 75% V: 80%.

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