Title:
Cash box/security case
United States Patent D561994


Inventors:
Peart, Roger (Hickory Hills, IL, US)
Eick, Dale (Mundelein, IL, US)
Vladika, Brett (Milwaukee, WI, US)
Melnyk, Steven G. (Caledonia, WI, US)
Nelson, Joshua J. (Milwaukee, WI, US)
Application Number:
29/272796
Publication Date:
02/19/2008
Filing Date:
02/16/2007
Assignee:
Block and Company, Inc. (Wheeling, IL, US)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D03/294, D99/28
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0301
Field of Search:
D3/281, 206/387.11, D3/291, D3/901, 206/372-373, D3/905, 70/231, D99/35, 206/308.2, D3/273, 70/63, 109/22, D3/295, D3/900, D3/276, D99/28, 206/349, 109/44-45, 206/81-82, 109/1R, D3/903, D99/43
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Other References:
Echelon cash box—MMF217701292. Downloaded Oct. 24, 2006 at http://www.shoplet.com/MMF217701292—Office—Supply—Echelon—cash—box.html.
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Primary Examiner:
Hyder, Philip S.
Assistant Examiner:
(Ulm) Cody, RoseLynne
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Cook, Alex, McFarron, Manzo, Cummings & Mehler, Ltd.
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a cash box/security case, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a cash box/security case showing our design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan thereof;

FIG. 3 is an elevational view of the front side thereof;

FIG. 4 is an elevational view of one side thereof;

FIG. 5 is an elevational view of the opposite side thereof;

FIG. 6 is an elevational view of the back side thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The circular slotted feature and the rectangular top-side feature-one or both of which are shown in phantom lines in FIGS. 1, 2, 3, and 6 represent portions of the design that form no part of the claim. The handle and rectangular recess feature extending across the mid-portion of the top-side, which are shown in phantom lines in FIGS. 1 and 2, also represent portions of the design that form no part of the claim.