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Title:
Combined cake and muffin carrier
United States Patent D572539
Inventors:
Swinford, Karen (Schaumburg, IL, US)
Purcell, David (Aurora, IL, US)
Simon, Denise (Harbor Springs, MI, US)
Bull, Jeff (Naperville, IL, US)
Application Number:
D/235470
Publication Date:
07/08/2008
Filing Date:
08/01/2005
Assignee:
Wilton Industries, Inc. (Woodridge, IL, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0707
Field of Search:
D7/538-542, D7/629, 220/780-799, 431/288, 431/295, 220/574-575, 229/116.1, 220/675, 431/291, D9/430-432, 229/117.14, 229/117.13, 229/117.09, 206/557-564, 220/4.27, 206/493, 431/293, 312/280, 431/297, 206/508, 206/519, 312/284, 229/117.02, D7/610
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US Patent References:
D529345Cake boxOctober, 2006KimD7/610
D515363Cupcake holderFebruary, 2006Driggers et al.D7/610
D469653Muffin panFebruary, 2003Cooper et al.D7/357
D422456Cupcake holderApril, 2000KruegerD7/610
6003671Cupcake storage containerDecember, 1999McDonough et al.206/564
D400055Portable muffin/cupcake pan with dome coverOctober, 1998McFadzeanD7/610
D396999Cake carrierAugust, 1998BootheD7/610
D389379Sheet cake plate and coverJanuary, 1998SamuelsD7/610
D323447Food bar trayJanuary, 1992BoozD7/705
4772418Autoclavable rack containerSeptember, 1988Leoncavallo206/508
4694961Food carrier assemblySeptember, 1987Menendez206/508
3307603ContainerMarch, 1967Swett220/783
3211290Bottle selectorOctober, 1965StricklingD7/708
Primary Examiner:
Wallace, Terry A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DLA Piper US LLP
Johnston, Blake R.
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a combined cake and muffin carrier, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the combined cake and muffin carrier in a first configuration;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view of the combined cake and muffin carrier in the first configuration, the opposite side of which is identical;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view of the combined cake and muffin carrier in the first configuration, the opposite side of which is identical;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view of the combined cake and muffin carrier in the first configuration;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view of the combined cake and muffin carrier;

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of an alternate embodiment of FIG. 1, the difference being in the number of holes; and,

FIG. 7 is a perspective view of an alternate embodiment of FIG. 1, the difference being the removal of the hole portion.

The broken lines are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.