Title:
Consumables container with removable cap
United States Patent D447418


Inventors:
Bezek, Edward Anthony (Frisco, TX)
Bierschenk, Patrick Joseph (Dallas, TX)
Croft, Robert John (Jersey City, NJ)
Michels, John Joseph (Highland Village, TX)
Warner, Jim Frances (Hoboken, NJ)
Application Number:
29/123406
Publication Date:
09/04/2001
Filing Date:
05/16/2000
Assignee:
RECOT, Inc. (Pleasanton, CA)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D09/445, D09/500, D09/502, D09/549, D09/558, D09/574
Field of Search:
D9/438, D9/445, D9/450, D9/416, D9/500, D9/502-504, D9/509, D9/511, D9/513, D9/516, D9/529-530, D9/536-537, D9/539-542, D9/549, 215/381-384, 215/396, 215/398, 220/906
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US Patent References:
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Foreign References:
FR2646071April, 1989
WO/1992/004243March, 1992REMOVABLE PUSH-ON CUP
Other References:
Advertisement by Land O' Lakes showing a personal size container for beverages, trademarked as the "Grip". It also has a resealable top.
Primary Examiner:
RADEMAKER, CAROL
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Carstens & Cahoon, LLP (PO Box 802334, Dallas, TX, 75380, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a consumables container with removable cap, asshown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the consumables container with removable cap of the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a side view in elevation of the consumables container with removable cap of FIG. 1, all side views being identical, with the exception of the broken line, showing of unclaimed indicia;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of the consumables container with removable cap of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the consumables container with removable cap of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is an exploded view with cap removed of the consumables container with removable cap of the present invention;

FIG. 6 is a perspective view with cap inverted and seated on the opening of the container of the consumables container with removable cap of the present invention;

FIG. 7 is a perspective view with cap opening nested on the bottom of the container of the consumables container with removable cap of the present invention; and,

FIG. 8 is a plan view of the inside of the cap of the consumables container with removable cap of FIG. 5.

The broken line showing of indicia in FIG. 1 is for environmental purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.