Storage container
United States Patent D363604

Koenig, John W. (Columbus, OH)
Koloski, Peter A. (Columbus, OH)
Wolff, Stacy L. (Akron, OH)
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Rubbermaid Incorporated (Wooster, OH)
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D3/304, D3/307-314, D9/424, D9/425, 220/23.6, 220/674-676, 220/752, 220/755, 220/DIG.2, 220/DIG.12, 220/DIG.14, 206/503-507, 206/509-512, 206/514, 206/515, 206/518, 206/557
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Primary Examiner:
Shooman, Ted
Assistant Examiner:
Shelton, Richelle
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
O'planick, Richard B.
Riedesel, Lisa B.
1. The ornamental design for a storage container, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a top left front perspective view of a storage container showing our 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 view being a mirror image;

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

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof.