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Publication numberUSD484392 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/151,493
Publication dateDec 30, 2003
Filing dateNov 13, 2001
Priority dateNov 13, 2001
Publication number151493, 29151493, US D484392 S1, US D484392S1, US-S1-D484392, USD484392 S1, USD484392S1
InventorsNoel Mayo, Jason O. Adams, Carl W. Gomes, Elliot G. Jacoby, Roland L. Ledyard, Joel S. Spira
Original AssigneeLutron Electronics Co., Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Screwless faceplate
US D484392 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a screwless faceplate, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a screwless faceplate showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof, the right side being a mirror image;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof, the top being a mirror image;

FIG. 5 is a perspective view of the second embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being the lettering on the front below the opening;

FIG. 6 is a front elevational view thereof, the remaining views being identical to those of the first embodiment;

FIG. 7 is a perspective view of the third embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being the graphic indicia in the lower left corner of the front;

FIG. 8 is a front elevational view thereof, the remaining views being identical to those of the first embodiment;

FIG. 9 is a perspective view of a fourth embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being adaptation for the second opening;

FIG. 10 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a bottom plan view thereof, the top being a mirror image, the remaining views being identical to those of the first embodiment;

FIG. 12 is a perspective view of the fifth embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being adaptation for the second opening and lettering on the front below the left opening;

FIG. 13 is a front elevational view thereof, the remaining views being identical to those of the fourth embodiment;

FIG. 14 is a perspective view of the sixth embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being adaptation for the second opening and the graphic indicia in the lower left corner of the front;

FIG. 15 is a front elevational view thereof, the remaining views being identical to those of the fourth embodiment;

FIG. 16 is a perspective view of the seventh embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being adaptation for the second and third openings;

FIG. 17 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 18 is a bottom plan view thereof, the top being a mirror image, the remaining views being identical to those of the first embodiment;

FIG. 19 is a perspective view of the eighth embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being adaptation for the second and third openings and the lettering on the front below the left opening;

FIG. 20 is a front elevational view thereof, the remaining views being identical to those of the seventh embodiment;

FIG. 21 is a perspective view of the ninth embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being adaptation for the second and third openings and the graphic indicia in the lower left corner of the front;

FIG. 22 is a front elevational view thereof, the remaining views being identical to those of the seventh embodiment;

FIG. 23 is a perspective view of the tenth embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being adaptation for the second, third and fourth openings;

FIG. 24 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 25 is a bottom plan view thereof, the top being a mirror image, the remaining views being identical to those of the first embodiment;

FIG. 26 is a perspective view of the eleventh embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being adaptation for the second, third and fourth openings and the lettering on the front below the left opening;

FIG. 27 is a front elevational view thereof, the remaining views being identical to those of the tenth embodiment;

FIG. 28 is a perspective view of the twelfth embodiment of the design of FIG. 1, the only difference being adaptation for the second, third and fourth opening and the graphic indicia in the lower left corner of the front; and,

FIG. 29 is a front elevational view thereof, the remaining views being identical to those of the tenth embodiment.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1"LutronŽ Residential Lighting Controls Catalog" by Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. of Coopersburg, PA, Oct. 31, 2001, pp. 70-73 and 80-83.
2Jackson Deerfield brochure; p. 4; standard configurations of switchplates.*
3NEMA Standards Publication No. ANSI/NEMA WD Jun. 2001, Wiring Devices—Dimensional Specifications, pp. 5 and 7.
4Product literature for "MaestroŽ Electronic Low-Voltage Dimmers" by Lutron Electronic Co., Inc. of Coopersburg, PA, Dec. 2001, 2 pages.
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD08/353