Title:
Fluid container
United States Patent D482972


Inventors:
Young, Shaun (Royse City, TX)
Hymel, Dana (Dallas, TX)
Bowman, Vincent H. (Highland Park, IL)
Application Number:
29/164467
Publication Date:
12/02/2003
Filing Date:
07/24/2002
Assignee:
Morningstar Services, Inc. (Wilmington, DE)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D09/516, D09/549, D09/557
Field of Search:
D9/515, D9/500, 222/556, D9/543, D9/503, D9/525, D9/509, D9/435, 222/212, D9/449, D9/570, D9/440, 215/382-384, D9/541, D9/448, D9/549, 215/400, D9/447, D9/526, 222/213, 215/398, D9/504, D9/557, D9/530, 215/235, D9/516, 222/215, 215/396, D9/523, D9/538, D9/575, D9/502, D9/300
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US Patent References:
6367670Container cap having integral pour spoutWarner et al.222/556
D110262N/ASteuerD9/502
D227868N/AStanley et al.
D242517N/ACapron
D247471BottleStrand
D250170BottleStrandD9/500
D277073Dispenser for flowable productsCzechD9/300
D279866Dispenser for flowable productsCzechD9/300
D285531Packaging containerPeterson et al.
D285533BottleBerish et al.
D316959Toothpaste dispenserBattegazzoreD9/300
D320154BottleAlberghini et al.D 9/557X
D339527Dispenser capToblerD9/448
D344230Capped pump dispenserBertoliniD9/300
D353772Beverage containerDunningD9/520
D369742Bottle with dispensing pumpBrookshire et al.D9/300
D391484Dispenser capSantagiulianaD9/449
D397613Bottle topHaleyD9/448
D398852Slant top closure for a containerGrossD9/453
D405372Combined container and closureYucknutD9/504
D418364Beverage lidDemoreD7/392.1
D418758ContainerYucknutD9/500
D426773ContainerWarner et al.D9/503
D436040Container capWarner et al.D9/449
D439842Pushbutton dispenser capGarciaD9/448
D444705CapMeeker et al.D9/450
D447693ContainerWarner et al.D9/503
D451021Overcap for dispensing closureBerge et al.D9/445
D453112BottleMacky et al.D9/538
D455077ClosureGaiser et al.D9/449
D455960Pushbutton dispenser headDobbs et al.D9/448
D457429Actuator for finger pumpWaltersD9/448
D462009Actuator for shave gel or foamPoisson et al.D9/448
D462014BottleHeimbold et al.D9/557



Other References:
Photographs of Nestle Carnation Coffee-Mate Bottle, 7 sheets, dated Jan. 2001.
Primary Examiner:
RADEMAKER, CAROL
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
FISH & RICHARDSON P.C. (DA) (P.O. BOX 1022, MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 55440-1022, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for the fluid container, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a side elevational view of the fliud container in accordance with our design, wherein the pouring spout is in a closed position;

FIG. 2 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a side elevational view of a second embodiment of the fliud container;

FIG. 7 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a front elevational view thereof.