Lid for storage container
United States Patent D339471

Maple, Wade A. F. (Wooster, OH)
Schillinger, James A. (Augusta, KS)
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Rubbermaid Incorporated (Wooster, OH)
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Other Classes:
D03/321, D07/605
Field of Search:
D3/76, D3/78, D3/74, D3/39, D3/30.1, D7/538, D7/77, D7/605, 206/315.11, 206/373, 206/372, 220/903, 220/902, 220/349, 220/350, 220/357, 220/387, D9/420, D6/440
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US Patent References:
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D302774Storage containerAugust, 1989MurphyD7/76
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Other References:
Hardware Age, Nov. 1983 p. 47 left rear Cooler.
Catlog page, Coolers, The Coleman Company, 250 North Street, Francis, Wichita, Kansas 67201. It is believed that the product depicted herein has been on sale for more than one (1) year prior to the application date of this instant application.
P. 3 of Price List, Pocket Cooler, Thermos Outdoor Living Products, Route 75 East, Freeport, Illinois 61032. Publication date 1988.
Pp. 22 and 23, Storage Container, Rubbermaid Incorporated Housewares Products Division, 1147 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691. Publication date 1990.
Pp. 6, 7, 8 and 9, Rubbermaid Incorporated, Specialty Products Division, North Honeytown Road, Smithville, Ohio 44677. Publication date 1989.
Sell Sheet, Storage Containers, Sterilite Corporation, P.O. Box 524, Main Street, Townsend, Massachusetts. Publication date 1989.
Primary Examiner:
Ansher, Bernard
Assistant Examiner:
Mortimor, Paula
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
O'planick, Richard B.
Riedesel, Lisa B.
1. The ornamental design for a lid for storage container, as shown anddescribed.


FIG. 1 is a top left front perspective view of a lid for storage container showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front perspective view thereof, in an open position;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side elevational view thereof; the opposite side being a mirror image;

FIG. 7 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a top left front perspective view of an alternate embodiment of a lid for storage container showing our new design; and,

FIG. 9 is a front perspective view thereof, in an open position.