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Rain barrel
D703911 Rain barrel
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Inventor: Taborek, et al.
Date Issued: April 29, 2014
Application:
Filed:
Inventors:
Assignee:
Primary Examiner: Ramirez; Cynthia
Assistant Examiner:
Attorney Or Agent: Schwartz Law Firm, P.C.
U.S. Class: D34/39
Field Of Search: ;D34/39; ;D23/200; ;D23/202; ;D23/205; ;220/565; ;220/908; ;220/908.1; ;D11/143; ;D11/122; ;D11/153; ;D7/558; ;D7/565; ;D7/584
International Class: 0902
U.S Patent Documents:
Foreign Patent Documents:
Other References: Flexeel; Plastair SpringJet 50-Foot Coiled Water Hose and Wand Set, Internet Advertisement; published prior to Jun. 30, 2008; 1 page. cited byapplicant.
Taizhou Huangyan Kaitong Plastic Factory; qx81065 plastic water buckets; published prior to Jun. 30, 2008; 1 page. cited by applicant.
Gardener's Supply; Rain Barrels; published prior to Jun. 30, 2008; 1 page. cited by applicant.
Kentucky Whiskey Barrel Rain Barrels; http://www.kentuckybarrels.com/RainBarrels.html; Internet Advertisement; published prior to Jun. 30, 2008; 2 pages. cited by applicant.
Rain Barrel Guide; "How to use rain barrels for water collection"; http://www.rainbarrelguide.com; Internet Advertisement; Copyright 2004; pp. 1-8. cited by applicant.
The Charlotte Observer; "Barrels help users get out of a pickle"; www.charlotte.com; published prior to Jun. 30, 2008; 1 page. cited by applicant.
The #1 Quality Rain Barrel--Spruce Creek Rain Saver for Water Conservation; http://www.rainbarrel.net/specs.html; Internet Advertisement; published prior to Jun. 30, 2008; 2 pgs. cited by applicant.
Clean Air Gardening; Rain Barrels; http://www.cleanairgardening.com/rainbarrels.html; Internet Advertisement; published prior to Jun. 30, 2008; 2 pages. cited by applicant.
Rain Barrel How-To, Rainbarrels, Rain Barrels, Rainfall Calculator: Gardener's Supply; http://www.gardeners.com; Internet Advertisement; published prior to Jun. 30, 2008; 1 pg. cited by applicant.
Super Slim Lightweight Hoses; Gardener's Supply; http://www.gardeners.com; Internet Advertisement; published prior to Jun. 30, 2008; 1 pg. cited by applicant.
Plastic-Mart; Liquid Storage and Containment; http://www.plastic-mart.com/class.php?cat=187; Internet Advertisement; published prior to Jun. 30, 2008; 1 pg. cited by applicant.
New and Used Kentucky Whiskey Barrels, Wine Barrels, etc.; http://www.kentuckybarrels.com; Kentucky Barrels LLC; Internet Advertisement; published prior to Jun. 30, 2008; 1 pg. cited by applicant.
RainPerfect; Solar Powered Rain Barrel Pump System; Rule Innovations; www.SkyMall.com; Published prior to Jan. 27, 2012; 1 page. cited by applicant.









Abstract:
Claim: CLAIM We claim the ornamental design for a rain barrel, as shown and described.
Description: FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and FIG. 1 comprising a broken-line circle at reference numeral 2 isolating a representative surface area of the rain barrel incorporating a textured leaf pattern, the leaf pattern being distributed uniformly over the entire shaded region thereof even though shown only within the isolated area;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged view of the textured leaf pattern shown within the broken-line circle of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a further perspective view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 4 is a front view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 5 is a right side view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 6 is a left side view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 7 is a top view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 8 is a bottom view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 9 is a further perspective view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2.

FIG. 10 is a further perspective view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 11 is a further perspective view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 12 is a front view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 13 is a right side view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 14 is a left side view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 15 is a top view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design; and for convenience of illustration, the shaded region representing the textured leaf pattern of FIGS. 1 and 2; and,

FIG. 16 is a bottom view of the rain barrel with elements shown in phantom forming no part of the claimed design.

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