Title:
Storage container base
United States Patent D357120


Inventors:
Miller, Scott D. (Wooster, OH)
Application Number:
29/016926
Publication Date:
04/11/1995
Filing Date:
12/29/1993
Assignee:
Rubbermaid Incorporated (Wooster, OH)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D32/37
Field of Search:
D3/304, D3/307-309, D3/312, D3/314, D9/424, D9/425, D32/37, D32/53, 206/503-507, 206/509, 206/510, 206/514, 206/515, 206/518, 206/499, 220/1.5, 220/608, 220/674, 220/675, 220/752, 220/755, 220/DIG.12, 220/DIG.14
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US Patent References:
D342609Storage containerDecember, 1993Brightbill
D330329Storage containerOctober, 1992BrightbillD9/424
D329331Storage boxSeptember, 1992Hobson
D328425Storage containerAugust, 1992BrightbillD9/425
D326345Recycling containerMay, 1992Mandell et al.D3/312
D319016Storage containerAugust, 1991KahlD9/424
5011013Portable storage containerApril, 1991Meisner et al.206/373
D302774Storage containerAugust, 1989Murphy
D286937Combined storage container and lidNovember, 1986SchaferD3/307
D280216Child's lap desk and blackboardAugust, 1985BoklundD19/52
D258721Tote boxMarch, 1981Steeg
D258723Combined storage and drainage container for seafood or the likeMarch, 1981Cornou
D246872Tote boxJanuary, 1978WhiteD3/304
D239695N/AApril, 1976Fier
D238051N/ADecember, 1975Fier
D238148N/ADecember, 1975Dilot
3447715CONTAINERSJune, 1969Beney206/507
3419184Container lid with encapsulated reinforcing membersDecember, 1968Asenbauer
3351227Container and cover thereforNovember, 1967Collie



Foreign References:
FR0027095April, 1981206/518
GB2136399September, 1984206/499
Other References:
Sell sheet, Stuff'n Store boxes; Frem Corporation, 60 Webster Place, Box 4, Worcester, Mass. Publication date 1993.
Sell sheet; Recycling bins; Sterilite Corporation, P.O. Box 524, Main Street, Townsend, Mass. Publication date 1991.
Catalog page, Tote bins; Sterilite Corporation, P.O. Box 524, Main Street, Townsend, Mass. Publication date 1990.
Catalog page, Storage containers; Tucker Housewares, 25 Tucker Drive, Leominster, Mass. 01453. Publication date Jan., 1989.
Sell sheet, Tote containers; Tucker Housewares, 25 Tucker Drive, Leominster, Mass. 01453. Publication date 1991.
P. 7, Tote containers: Tucker Housewares, 25 Tucker Drive, Leominster, Mass. 01453. Publication date 1993.
Label, Box; Tamor Plastics Corp., Leominster, Mass. 01453-7629. Publication date 1992.
P. 28, Rubbermaid Incorporated, 1147 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691. Publication date 1988.
Primary Examiner:
Wallace, Terry A.
Assistant Examiner:
Shelton, Richelle
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
O'planick, Richard B.
Riedesel, Lisa B.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a storage container base, as shown and described.

Description:

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

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof; the rear elevational view being a mirror image;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof; the left side elevational being a mirror image;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof.