Plastic storage cube
United States Patent D553393

Cassel, Timothy S. (Arlington, MA, US)
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Sterilite Corporation (Townsend, MA, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0604
Field of Search:
108/144.11, 108/180, D6/473-474, 211/188, D6/630, 108/59, D6/477-479, 108/106-107, 108/65-66, 108/147.11, 108/91-93, 211/134, 211/42
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Other References:
EZCube Modular Furniture System, Sauder Workdworking Co., 2005.
Closits Modular Storage System, Sauder Woodworking Co., 2001.
“Kabbo” Ikea, 2004.
Stack A Shelf—Stackable Storage Organizers, Closetmaid, 2003.
Storage Cubes and Bins, Target, 2006.
“Didrik” Storage unit on casters, Ikea, 2004.
Galvanized Storage Cube, The Container Store.
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Primary Examiner:
Brooks, Cathron C.
Assistant Examiner:
Donnelly, Kelley A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

1. The ornamental design for a plastic storage cube, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a first embodiment of a plastic storage cube;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof, the right side view and rear view being identical;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of a second embodiment thereof.

FIG. 7 is a front elevational view of the second embodiment.

FIG. 8 is a left side elevational view of the second embodiment, the right side view and rear view being identical; and,

FIG. 9 is a bottom plan view of the second embodiment, the top view being identical to FIG. 4.

The broken line showing of circles and feet are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.