Title:
Storage container
United States Patent D342609


Inventors:
Brightbill, Keith (Wooster, OH)
Application Number:
07/814015
Publication Date:
12/28/1993
Filing Date:
12/26/1991
Assignee:
Rubbermaid Incorporated (Wooster, OH)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D03/272
Field of Search:
D3/78, D3/38, D3/40, D3/70, D3/72, D3/73, D3/74, D3/76, D3/39, D3/30.1, 206/501, 206/508, 206/518, 206/499, 206/827, 206/502, 206/509, 206/514, 206/516, 206/503, 206/521, 206/585, D7/609, D7/612, D9/423, D9/425, 190/111, 312/DIG.33, 312/266, 312/269, D34/1, D34/7, D34/4, 220/331, 220/334
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US Patent References:
D329331Storage boxSeptember, 1992HobsonD3/78
D328818ToolboxAugust, 1992Hanna et al.D3/78
5065887Container with hinged coverNovember, 1991Schuh et al.D34/7
D319016Storage containerAugust, 1991Kahl
5012928Stackable food container with lidMay, 1991Proffitt et al.206/508
D308340Storage containerJune, 1990Ilsen et al.
4892221Detachable lid containerJanuary, 1990Gora et al.D34/11
D302774Storage containerAugust, 1989Murphy
4848580Nestable and stackable container for bulk materialJuly, 1989Wise206/518
D293279Diskette file boxDecember, 1987Evans
D289108Fish boxApril, 1987GuibaultD3/30.14
D286937Combined storage container and lidNovember, 1986Schafer
4593816Container for storing and transporting letter mail and other flat articlesJune, 1986Langenbeck206/508
4416374Nest and stack containerNovember, 1983Smith et al.206/518
D258721Tote boxMarch, 1981Steeg
4235338Unitary molded container lid and tray for article packagingNovember, 1980Dugen et al.206/508
D246828Tote box lidJanuary, 1978White
D246872Tote boxJanuary, 1978White
D239695N/AApril, 1976Mundelein
D238051N/ADecember, 1975Fier
D237611N/ANovember, 1975Minneman
3419184Container lid with encapsulated reinforcing membersDecember, 1968Asenbauer206/508



Other References:
Magazine Page Ad, Container, Molded Fiber Glass Co., East Erie Street, Linesville, Pa. 16424. Publication date Mar., 1989.
Catalog Page, Crates, Addis, Ware Road, Hertford, Hertfordshire 5613 7HL. 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.
Sell Sheet, Containers, Tucker Housewares, 25 Tucker Drive, Leominster, Mass. 01453. 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. 10, Boxes, Dupol-Rubbermaid GmbH, An der Trift 63, D-6072 Dreieich, Germany. Publication date 1989.
Page 4, Food Boxes, Rubbermaid Commercial Products Inc., 3124 Valley Avenue, Winchester, Va. 22601. Publication date 1989.
Page 10, Containers, Rubbermaid Commercial Products Inc., 3124 Valley Avenue, Winchester, Va. 22601. Publication date 1990.
Pp. 13, 15, 17, 22, 23 and 31, Containers, Rubbermaid Incorporated, Housewares Products Division, 1147 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691. Publication date 1990.
Primary Examiner:
Ansher, Bernard
Assistant Examiner:
Mortimer P.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
O'planick, Richard B.
Riedesel, Lisa B.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a storage container, as shown and described.

Description:

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

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof; and,

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