Title:
Lockbox for a coupler of a trailer
United States Patent D743307


Inventors:
Bale, Bruce H. (Eugene, OR, US)
Application Number:
29/466136
Publication Date:
11/17/2015
Filing Date:
09/04/2013
Assignee:
BALE BRUCE H.
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1216
Field of Search:
D12/162, D12/159, D12/160, D12/161
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US Patent References:
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Foreign References:
GB2126549March, 1984TRAILER SECURITY DEVICE
Other References:
U.S. Appl. No. 13/742,544, filed Jan. 16, 2013, Bale.
Primary Examiner:
BETTON, KATRINA ANN
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DAVID S ALAVI (2852 WILLAMETTE ST #402, EUGENE, OR, 97405-8200, US)
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a lockbox for a coupler of a trailer, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a lockbox for a coupler of a trailer;

FIGS. 2-7 are top, left side, right side, bottom, front, and back views, respectively, of the lockbox.

FIG. 8 is an exploded perspective view of the lockbox.

FIG. 9 is a perspective view of a bottom assembly of the lockbox separated from a top cover of the lockbox;

FIGS. 10-15 are top, left side, right side, bottom, front, and back views, respectively, of the separate bottom assembly; and,

FIG. 16 is a perspective view of the top cover of the lockbox separated from the bottom assembly;

FIGS. 17-22 are back, front, left side, right side, top, and bottom views, respectively, of the separate top cover.