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United States Patent D795,516
Maitland ,   et al. August 22, 2017

Sponge cleaning and disinfecting device


CLAIM We claim the ornamental design for a sponge cleaning and disinfecting device, as shown and described.
Inventors: Maitland; Tod (New York, NY), Flannery; Matthew (Astoria, NY), Schon; Peter (New York, NY), Logan; Joseph (Clinton, CT)
Name City State Country Type

SpongeBath LLC



Assignee: SpongeBath LLC (Astoria, NY)
Appl. No.: D/594,188
Filed: February 16, 2017

Related U.S. Patent Documents

Application NumberFiling DatePatent NumberIssue Date
29500556Aug 26, 2014D782913

Current U.S. Class: D32/35
Current International Class: 0899
Field of Search: ;D32/35,40-44 ;34/143,144,146 ;100/104,110 ;D30/158,159 ;15/260,261

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
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D671281 November 2012 Singer
D708805 July 2014 Mehdizadeh
D718509 November 2014 Connelly
D779140 February 2017 Lim
D783913 April 2017 Maitland

Other References

http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/cleaning/a32197/spongebath-spong . . . Page crawled on Jul. 29, 2016. cited by examiner.

Primary Examiner: Hattan; Susan Bennett
Assistant Examiner: Tsehaye; Rebecca
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Elman; Gerry J. Elman Technology Law, P.C.


FIG. 1 is an isometric view of the sponge cleaning and disinfecting device showing the new design.

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view showing the new design.

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view showing the new design.

FIG. 4 is a left side elevation view showing the new design.

FIG. 5 is a right side elevation view showing the new design.

FIG. 6 is a plan view showing the top of the new design; and,

FIG. 7 is a plan view showing the bottom of the new design.

The broken lines shown in the drawings represent portions of the sponge cleaning and disinfecting device which form no part of the claimed design.

Apparatus for compressing and immersing a sponge in liquid disinfectant.

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