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Publication numberUSD481109 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/172,645
Publication dateOct 21, 2003
Filing dateDec 16, 2002
Priority dateDec 16, 2002
Also published asCA103393S
Publication number172645, 29172645, US D481109 S1, US D481109S1, US-S1-D481109, USD481109 S1, USD481109S1
InventorsDouglas R. Dole, Charles E. Wilk, Jr., Lawrence W. Thau, Jr., Ronald R. Snyder, Sr.
Original AssigneeVictaulic Company Of America
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Tee coupling
US D481109 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a tee coupling, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a first embodiment of our design for a tee coupling;

FIG. 2 is a left side view of the tee coupling shown in FIG. 1, the right side being shown in perspective in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is an end view of the tee coupling shown in FIG. 1, the opposite end view being identical;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view of the tee coupling shown in FIG. 1;

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

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of a second embodiment of our design for a tee coupling;

FIG. 7 is a left side view of the tee coupling shown in FIG. 6, the right side being shown in perspective in FIG. 6;

FIG. 8 is an end view of the tee coupling shown in FIG. 6, the opposite end view being identical;

FIG. 9 is a bottom view of the tee coupling shown in FIG. 6; and,

FIG. 10 is a top view of the tee coupling shown in FIG. 6.

The broken lines in FIGS. 6, 8 and 10 are shown for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1cuprofit® Push-Fit for the Professionals, copyright 2001 (1 page; downloaded Nov. 21, 2001).
2IBP Group Web Site; web pages downloaded Mar. 15, 2000, including cuprofit®, >B<press and DELCOP® products, all copyrighted 1998 IBP (12 pages total).
3IMI Yorkshire Fittings Group Web Page, including Tectite Products and Installation (4 pages; download ed Mar. 15, 2000).
4U.S Design patent application Ser. No. 29/172,643, filed Dec. 16, 2002, entitled Tee Coupling (Wilk Jr. et al).
5U.S. Design patent applicaiton Ser. No. 29/172,659, filed Dec. 16, 2002, entitled Pipe Coupling (Wilk Jr. et al).
6U.S. Design patent applicaiton Ser. No. 29/172,660, filed Dec. 16, 2002, entitled Elbow Coupling (Snyder Sr. et al).
7U.S. Design patent application Ser. No. 29/172,644, filed Dec. 16, 2002, entitled Elbow Coupling (Wilk Jr. et al).
8U.S. Design patent application Ser. No. 29/172,654, filed Dec. 16, 2002, entitled Elbow Coupling (Dole et al).
9U.S. Design patent application Ser. No. 29/172,657, filed Dec. 16, 2002, entitled Pipe Coupling (Dole et al).
10U.S. Design patent application Ser. No. 29/172,658, filed Dec. 16, 2002, entitled Tee Coupling (Snyder Sr. et al).
11U.S. Design patent application Ser. No. 29/172,661, filed Dec. 16, 2002, entitled Pipe Coupling (Snyder Sr. et al).
12U.S. patent application Ser. No. 10/007,951, filed Dec. 3, 2001, entitled "Mechanical Pipe Coupling Derived From a Standard Fitting" (Snyder Sr. et al).
13U.S. patent application Ser. No. 10/123,607, filed Apr. 6, 2002, entitled "Mechanical Pipe Coupling Dervied From a Standard Fitting" (Snyder Sr. et al).
14U.S. patent application Ser. No. 10/299,164, filed Nov. 19, 2002, entitled "Clamping Mechanical Pipe Coupling Derived From a Standard Fitting" (Snyder Sr. et al).
15U.S. patent application Ser. No.10/299,281, filed Nov. 19, 2002, entitled "Triple-Expanded Mechanical Pipe Coupling Derived From a Standard Fitting" (Snyder Sr. et al).
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD23/263