Title:
Container
United States Patent D447693


Inventors:
Warner, Jim F. (Hoboken, NJ)
Croft, Robert J. (Jersey City, NJ)
Short, Martin (New York, NY)
Application Number:
29/118389
Publication Date:
09/11/2001
Filing Date:
02/09/2000
Assignee:
Nestec, S.A. (Vevey, CH)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D09/450, D09/574, D09/903
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, D9/539-542, D9/549, D9/558, D9/569, D9/574, 215/381-384, 215/396, 215/398, 220/906
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US Patent References:
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D428813Beverage containerAugust, 2000HaleyD9/500
D418758ContainerJanuary, 2000YucknutD9/500
D411745Angled capJune, 1999Mohary et al.D9/449
D408689Thermal insulating cup with lidApril, 1999KatoD7/608
D405372Combined container and closureFebruary, 1999YucknutD9/504
D339290Cover for beverage cansSeptember, 1993CloseD9/447
5240132Protective cap with seal for beverage containerAugust, 1993Tucker220/212
D333268JarFebruary, 1993Arlinghaus et al.D9/538
5139163Hygienic seal and cover for food and drink containersAugust, 1992Diaz220/258
D321649Combined container and capNovember, 1991Lambe Jr., et al.D9/503
D285656Combined packaging container and lidSeptember, 1986ChampionD9/503
D266648Combined jar and lidOctober, 1982Plewes et al.D9/503
D187162N/AFebruary, 1960Lerner et al.D9/502



Primary Examiner:
RADEMAKER, CAROL
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Eugene C Ziehm (Nestle USA Inc 800 North Brand Boulevard, Glendale, CA, 91203, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a container, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a container showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is an exploded view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view;

FIG. 5 is a side elevational view;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view with discharge spout closed; and,

FIG. 7 is a top plan view with discharge spout open.