Title:
Battery package
United States Patent D424933


Inventors:
Albright, Gerald A. (Middleton, WI)
Gaffney, Robert C. (Sun Prairie, WI)
Pedracine, Richard L. (Madison, WI)
Mack, Ross (Dane, WI)
Hellenbrand, Ron (Middleton, WI)
Application Number:
29/101482
Publication Date:
05/16/2000
Filing Date:
03/05/1999
Assignee:
Rayovac Corporation (Madison, WI)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D09/425
Field of Search:
D9/420-425, D9/432, D9/415, D9/341, D9/337, D3/201, D3/273, 206/503, 206/508, 206/509, 206/511, 206/518, 206/703, 206/705, 206/372, 220/4.02, 220/781, 220/782, 220/886, 220/797, 220/351, 220/376, 220/380, 220/375
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US Patent References:
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Other References:
"New PDQ Display"--Rayovac Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin--1998.
"Rayovac MAXIMUM.RTM. Challenge Dangler"--Rayovac Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin.
"New Maximum.TM. Alkaline 16 Pack"--Rayovac Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin--1997.
"America's #1 Heavy Duty Battery"--Rayovac Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin--1998.
U.S. Pat. application No. 29/086,883 filed, Apr. 22, 1998--D410384.
U.S. Pat. application No. 29/086,884, filed Apr. 22, 1988.
"New PDQ Display"-Rayovac Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin-1998.
"Rayovac MAXIMUM.RTM. Challenge Dangler"-Rayovac Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin.
"New Maximum.TM. Alkaline 16 Pack"-Rayovac Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin-1997.
"America's #1 Heavy Duty Battery"-Rayovac Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin-1998.
U.S. Patent Application No. 29/086,883 filed Apr. 22, 1998-D410384.
U.S. Patent Application No. 29/086,884, filed Apr. 22, 1988.
"Ultra Fresh"-p. 16-Mar. 1995.
Primary Examiner:
Deshmukh, Prabhakar
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Lathrop & Clark LLP
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a battery package, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of the battery package of this invention in an open configuration, with an array of batteries located therein shown as environmental material, the batteries forming no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof; in a closed configuration;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof, the right side elevational view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view.