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United States Patent D588,159
Griffin ,   et al. March 10, 2009

Combined pump housing and pump cap


CLAIM The ornamental design for a combined pump housing and pump cap, as shown and described.
Inventors: Griffin; Ronald H. (Boonville, NC), Griffin; John (Phoenix, AZ), Ortiz; Gary (Clemmons, NC), Bowman; Joel (Winston Salem, NC), Clark; Dwayne (Summerfield, NC), Pecca; Jeffrey (Hillsborough, NJ)
Assignee: Hayward Industries, Inc. (Elizabeth, NJ)
Appl. No.: D/267,940
Filed: October 25, 2006

Related U.S. Patent Documents

Application NumberFiling DatePatent NumberIssue Date
29253402Feb., 2006D551256

Current U.S. Class: D15/7
Current International Class: 1502
Field of Search: D15/7-9 D23/231,232 417/410.1,359,415-416,234,321,265,405

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Other References

US. Appl. No. 11/904,426, Title: Pump Housing Coupling, filed Sep. 27, 2007, Inventor: Jason Parcell. cited by other .
U.S. Appl. No. 29/302,023, Title: PUMP, Filed: January 9, 2008 (9 pages). cited by other .
Sta-Rite.RTM. Owner's Manual for the Max-E-Glassll.TM. and Dura-Glass II.TM. Centrifugal Pumps with Integral Trap (2003) (19 pages). cited by other .
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Primary Examiner: Seifert; R.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: McCarter & English, LLP


FIG. 1 is a left side perspective view of a combined pump housing and pump cap showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a right perspective view;

FIG. 3 is a left elevational view;

FIG. 4 is a right elevational view;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view;

FIG. 7 is a front elevational view;

FIG. 8 is a rear elevational view; and,

FIG. 9 is a left perspective view of the pump cap, it being understood that the body of the pump has been removed for ease of illustration.

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

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