Title:
Domed storage container lid
United States Patent D355766


Inventors:
Miller, Scott D. (Wooster, OH)
Application Number:
29/011841
Publication Date:
02/28/1995
Filing Date:
08/16/1993
Assignee:
Rubbermaid Incorporated (Wooster, OH)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D3/319-321, D7/391-392.1, D7/538-542, D7/605, D9/434-435, D9/414, D9/424, D9/432, D9/435, D9/452, 220/306, 220/352, 220/356
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US Patent References:
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D325323Ice chestApril, 1992KahlD7/605
D325324Portable ice chestApril, 1992KahlD7/605
D324154Pivot top coolerFebruary, 1992EmbreeD7/605
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Other References:
Hardware Age, Nov. 1983, p. 47, Cooler Lid, top, left corner.
Label, Textil' Box; Rhenanit, Address Unknown. 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; Storage Boxes; Sterile Corporation, P.O. Box 30157, Birmingham, Ala. 35222. 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, Box; Sterilite Corporation, P.O. Box 30157, Birminham, Ala. 35222. Publication Date 1991.
Sell Sheet, Omni Box; Sterilite Corporation, P.O. Box 30157, Birmingham, Ala. 35222. Publication Date Jan. 17, 1990.
Catalog Page, Boxes; Sterilite Corporation, P.O. Box 30157, Birmingham, Ala. 35222. Publication Date 1990.
Catalog Page, Tote Bins; Sterilite Corporation, P.O. Box 30157, Birmingham, Ala. 35222. Publication Date. 1990.
Sell Sheet, Utility Boxes; Coast-to-Coast Container Corp. 94, Pinewood Gardens, Hartsdale, N.Y. 10530. 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; Coast-to-Coast Container Corp. 94, Pinewood Gardens, Hartsdale, N.Y. 10530. 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, Storage Boxes; Max Klein, Barall, Wis. 53913. 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.
Installation Instructions, Box; Delta Consolidated Industries, Ins., 4800 Krueger Dr., Jonesboro, Ariz. 72403-1846. Publication Date Oct. 1988.
Sell Sheet, Dock Box; American Dock Company, 13800 172nd Ave., Grand Haven, Mi. 49417. Publication Date Apr. 1, 1991.
P. 27, Dock Boxes; Follansbee Dock System, State St., P.O. Box 610, Follansbee, W. Va. 26037. 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.
Catalog Page, Storage Box; The Coleman Company, 250 North St., Francis, Wichita, Kans. 67202. 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.
Catalog Page, Storage Container; Tucker Housewares, 25 Tucker Dr., Leominster, Mass. 01453. Publication Date Jan. 1989.
Catalog Page, Storage Container; Tucker Housewares, 25 Tucker Dr., Leominster, Mass. 01453. Publication Date Jan. 1989.
Catalog Page, Storage Container; Tucker Housewares, 25 Tucker Dr., 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.
Catalog Page, Storage Container; Tucker Housewares, 25 Tucker Dr., 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.
Pp. 10 & 28, Storage Container; Contico, 1101 Warson Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63132. Publication Date 1991-1992.
Label, Box; Tamor Plastic Corp., 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.
Price List, Boxes; Tamor Plastics Corp., 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.
Label, Storage Container; Transco Houseware, A Division of Laich Industries, Cleveland, Ohio. 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, Storage Box; Jokari/U.S. Inc., 4715 McEwen Rd., Dallas, Tex. 75244. Publication date 1986.
Pp. 8, 11, Containers; Rubbermaid Commercial Products Inc., 3124 Valley Ave., Winchester, Va. 22601. Publication Date 1991.
Pp. 2, 7, 28, Containers; Rubbermaid Incorporated, 1147 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691. Publication Date 1988.
Sale Sheet, Containers; Rubbermaid Incorporated, 1147 Akron Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691. Publication Date 1991.
Primary Examiner:
Wallace, Terry A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
O'planick, Richard B.
Riedesel, Lisa B.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a domed storage container lid, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

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

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof, the opposite side being identical;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof; the opposite side being identical;

FIG. 6 is a top, left side, front perspective view of an alternate embodiment of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a top, left side, front perspective view of an alternate embodiment of FIG. 1;

FIG. 8 is a top plan view of FIG. 6;

FIG. 9 is a right side elevational view of FIG. 6, the opposite side being identical;

FIG. 10 is a bottom plan view of FIG. 6;

FIG. 11 is a rear elevational view of FIG. 7;

FIG. 12 is a right side elevational view of FIG. 7, the opposite side being identical;

FIG. 13 is a top plan view of FIG. 7; and,

FIG. 14 is a bottom plan view of FIG. 7.

The broken lines shown in FIGS. 1, 2, 6 and 8 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.