Title:
Container for wipes
United States Patent D459124


Inventors:
Le, Steven Anh (Appleton, WI)
Bath, James Ronald (Appleton, WI)
Ferguson, Jane Margaret Frieders (Hortonville, WI)
Nguyen, Anh Thy Duy (Seattle, WA)
Torkington, Gary Earl (Lawrenceville, GA)
Collazo, Louis Javier (Marietta, GA)
Application Number:
29/129471
Publication Date:
06/25/2002
Filing Date:
09/14/2000
Assignee:
Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. (Neenah, WI)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
221/282, 221/63, 221/45, 206/389, 206/409, 206/494, D3/273, 221/284, D3/294, D9/516, 221/33, D6/518-523, D9/549, D3/318, D6/515, D9/423
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US Patent References:
5785179Container for wet wipes having an improved closure mechanismBuczwinski et al.206/494
5699912Container for wetted tissuesIshikawa et al.206/494
5542567Moist tissue package construction and tissueJulius221/63
D289262Packaging containerGoetz et al.D 9/423X
D332917ContainerMcDevitt et al.D9/423
D363669ContainerPennoyer, Jr.D9/423
D367609ContainerFrank et al.D 9/423X
D371962Stackable containerPetruzziD9/423
D443451Container with flexible openingBuck et al.D6/518
D450960Wipes containerBoyea et al.D6/515



Other References:
Exhibit A—Copies of photographs of tub sold by The Procter & Gamble Company under the tradename Charmin® Kid Fresh™ Flushable Wipes, publicly available at least as early as Sep. 13, 2000.
Exhibit B—Copies of photographs of tub sold by the Andrew Jergens Company under the tradename bioré® Facial Cleansing Cloths, publicly available at least as early as Sep. 13, 2000.
Exhibit C—Copies of photographs of tub sold by Kimberly-Clark Corporation under the tradename Kleenex® Cottonelle® Flushable Moist Wipes, publicly available at least as early as Sep. 13, 2000.
Exhibit D—Photographs of tub sold by Nice-Pak Products, Inc. under the tradename equate® Facial Cleansing Towelettes, publicly available at least as early as Sep. 13, 2000.
Primary Examiner:
Vinson, Brian N.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Bendel, Michael J.
Claims:
1. We claim the ornamental design for a container for wipes, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a container for wipes showing our new design.

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof.

FIG. 5 is a back view thereof.

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is an enlarged perspective view of a container for wipes, showing an alternative embodiment of our new design in a pearlized finish, the remainder of the appearance being otherwise identical to the first embodiment.