Paint container liner
United States Patent D796140

Bergman, Mark W. (Minnetonka, MN, US)
Given, Jeffrey T. (St. Paul, MN, US)
Leyden, Matthew V. (St. Paul, MN, US)
Waffensmith, Jeffrey B. (North Oaks, MN, US)
Application Number:
Publication Date:
Filing Date:
Bercom International, LLC (Chanhassen, MN, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0707
Field of Search:
D32/53, D32/53.1, D32/54, 220/570, 220/904, 15/260-264
View Patent Images:
US Patent References:
D762033Wash bucketJuly, 2016GoodenD32/53
D756049Paint linerMay, 2016ArvinteD32/53
D744711Stackable paint container with pivotable handleDecember, 2015Gringer et al.
D744186Paint container with handleNovember, 2015Gringer et al.
D728884Liner for paint roller bucketMay, 2015Waffensmith et al.
8919604Hand-held vessel with adjustable strapDecember, 2014Bergman et al.
D697281Hand-held containerJanuary, 2014BergmanD32/53.1
D694976BucketDecember, 2013Lambertson
8556116Hand-held vesselOctober, 2013Bergman et al.
D692198Paint application container linerOctober, 2013Bergman
D654644Paint tray linerFebruary, 2012Davidson
D645627Paint bucket linerSeptember, 2011Arvinte et al.
7963418Paint liner, and kit including the sameJune, 2011Arvinte et al.
D617517Hand-held paint containerJune, 2010Bergman
D612119Paint tray linerMarch, 2010Bergman
D607624Liner for a paint containerJanuary, 2010Bergman
D594163Paint containerJune, 2009Sparano
D586056Paint trayFebruary, 2009Shea
D583521Paint linerDecember, 2008Arvinte et al.
D581118Hand-held containerNovember, 2008Bergman
D581119Paint containerNovember, 2008BergmanD32/53.1
D578874PackagingOctober, 2008Smith et al.
D571969Paint tray, cover and bailJune, 2008Byers
D569567Combined tray and liner thereforMay, 2008Kohn
D562518Paint vessel coverFebruary, 2008Lundy
D553818Paint holding trayOctober, 2007Moon
D548913Mop bucket and wringerAugust, 2007Van Landingham
D549913Container linerAugust, 2007Bergman
D546160Gliding door handle assemblyJuly, 2007Reithmeyer
D546514BucketJuly, 2007Byrne
D544669Household bucketJune, 2007CasteelD32/53
7191913Hand-held paint containerMarch, 2007Byrne
D535794Paint distribution device and brush holderJanuary, 2007Lundy et al.
20060243732Roller brush adaptable hand-held containerNovember, 2006Bergman
20060226154Handheld painter finishing bucketOctober, 2006Lundy et al.
20060225959Paint trayOctober, 2006Pohl
20060219720BucketOctober, 2006Lundy et al.
D528706Pet carrierSeptember, 2006Jefferson
7083044Deep-set paint pan with a form fitted lidAugust, 2006Kilian et al.
D526748Litter panAugust, 2006Van Skiver
D527153BucketAugust, 2006MoradD32/53
D524501Liquid container with suspended surfaceJuly, 2006Prokop et al.
20060124649Deep well paint tray with integral hand gripJune, 2006Campbell
D518263Paint tray for a mini-rollerMarch, 2006Verhaar
6996872Molded plastic paint roller trayFebruary, 2006Tennant
6991829Hand-held vesselJanuary, 2006Bergman
D509420HandleSeptember, 2005Hauber
20040256335Tool organizer system and methodsDecember, 2004Sholem
D499027Container handleNovember, 2004Walsh et al.
20040208083System for holding paint containerOctober, 2004Armendariz et al.
20040206761Handheld container with removable dividerOctober, 2004Frantz
20040195248Liquid applicator and container systemOctober, 2004Garcia
6802431Paint tray with handle, spout, and inclined ribbing into paint reservoirOctober, 2004Schinkel
20040173622Paint containerSeptember, 2004Findleton
20040134917Paint tray linerJuly, 2004Carnegie
D493035Liner for a hand-held vesselJuly, 2004Bergman
20040118861Hand-held vesselJune, 2004Bergman et al.
D492196ContainerJune, 2004Hyhlik et al.
6708838Hand-held vesselMarch, 2004Bergman et al.
D483917Painting containerDecember, 2003Frantz
D482274ContainerNovember, 2003Walsh et al.
D482830Paint trim trayNovember, 2003Kohn
6622340Multi-positional paint traySeptember, 2003Rosa
D469233BucketJanuary, 2003Begnani
D466407Condiment cupDecember, 2002Nance
D466787HandleDecember, 2002Clancy
D467784Door handleDecember, 2002Maier
6446829Paint brush holder and wiper unitSeptember, 2002Malvasio et al.
D462902ContainerSeptember, 2002Gittins et al.
6419106Hand held vertical paint trayJuly, 2002Bebak
D460845Hand-held containerJuly, 2002Bergman
D458723Combined paint cup and brush holderJune, 2002Malvasio
20020056714Paint tray with handle, spout, and inclined ribbing into paint reservoirMay, 2002Schinkel
20020036206Hand-held vesselMarch, 2002Bergman et al.
20020005409Multi-positional paint trayJanuary, 2002Rose
D453243Ferret litter panJanuary, 2002Burke
D452130HandleDecember, 2001Richardson
6276554Paint tray with holding means ensuring improved stabilityAugust, 2001Lallement et al.
6260730Painting system with interchangeable liner for paint containerJuly, 2001Fellman
D444604Paint tray with storable carrying handlesJuly, 2001Hoffert et al.
D444929Paint bucket with brush wiping lip and finger gripJuly, 2001Cox
D435728ContainerJanuary, 2001Miles et al.
6138963Paint cup and brush holderOctober, 2000Malvasio
6119303Paint draining grid including squeegeesSeptember, 2000Passafiume
6065633Multi-purpose receptacleMay, 2000Abbey
D422450Handle for containerApril, 2000Conti
D423729Pet bedApril, 2000Morgan
6019241Paint tray with storable carrying handleFebruary, 2000Burns
5971201Trim jobOctober, 1999Daw
D415864Removable insert for paint receptacleOctober, 1999Axhamre
5899354Drinking mugMay, 1999Garcia
5836469Bottle with gripping supportNovember, 1998Zebrowski
D401116Bagel storage containerNovember, 1998Demore
RE35933Paint holder and delivery deviceOctober, 1998Scholl
5810196Paint bucketSeptember, 1998Lundy
D397833Paint tray with brush holderSeptember, 1998Adams Zurawin
D395531Mop bucketJune, 1998Mandell et al.
5746346Paint carrierMay, 1998Crilly
D390596Base portion for ink refill tankFebruary, 1998Domhoff et al.
5641087Paint bucket for a mini rollerJune, 1997Moffitt
5624093Clamping paint tray assembly with holding apparatusApril, 1997Gemmell
5570807Apparatus and method for holding a container in one handNovember, 1996Busch
5549216Paint holder and delivery deviceAugust, 1996Scholl
5511279Stackable paint roller pan having an integral paint reservoir, a paint roller parking device for a roller with extended handle, and an adjustable one-hand carrying handleApril, 1996Ippolito
5493751Versatile paint panFebruary, 1996Misiukowiec et al.
5429262Auxiliary condiment containerJuly, 1995Sharkey
5400916Paint roller bucketMarch, 1995Weber
D353241BucketDecember, 1994Breen
D353697Handle for trash containerDecember, 1994Breen et al.
D350632Bucket having storage receptaclesSeptember, 1994Cummins
5341969Container accommodating paint, roller and brush and lid thereforAugust, 1994Accardo et al.
5320279Carton for concentrated detergentJune, 1994Giblin et al.
5320249Insulated jacket for a conical containerJune, 1994Strech
5308181Ergonomically designed liquid dispenser and applicatorMay, 1994Hull et al.
5222656Insulative sleeve for beverage cupJune, 1993Carlson
5207348Auxiliary paint brush bucketMay, 1993Fischer et al.
5201439Apparatus for holding and transporting paintApril, 1993Davies
5169025Thermal isolating sheath for beverage containersDecember, 1992Guo
5147067Insulated jacket for beverage containerSeptember, 1992Effertz
5092481Method and apparatus for steadily holding a containerMarch, 1992Skelton
5083733Brush holding deviceJanuary, 1992Marino et al.
5033704Paint brush holding accessory for use on an open-mouthed paint containerJuly, 1991Kerr
5011536Handle for baby wipe containerApril, 1991Boom
4928873Foldable cup holderMay, 1990Johnson
4927046Holding vessel with supportive handleMay, 1990Armstrong
4895269Paint bucketJanuary, 1990Cade
D305467BucketJanuary, 1990Dagge
4860891Paint and brush holderAugust, 1989Biggio
D302614Paint trayAugust, 1989Beatty
D301785Paint trayJune, 1989Goetz
4798307Compartmented cleaning bucketJanuary, 1989Evrard
4691840Lid locking handle for waste containerSeptember, 1987Ferbrache
D291612BucketAugust, 1987Inui
D289452Corner bucketApril, 1987Fuller
4627546Flexible detachable handle and carrier for a plastic bottle and the combination thereofDecember, 1986Carranza
4519565Paint-bucket holderMay, 1985Whitmore
D277080Portable handle for flanged-neck containersJanuary, 1985Gagnon
4445250Paint caseMay, 1984Seidl
D270961Mop bucketOctober, 1983Hawkins et al.
D254482Pouring attachment for paint cansMarch, 1980Bell
4164299Tray for paint and brushesAugust, 1979Fuhr
4145789Paint distributing plateMarch, 1979Morgan, Sr.
4101046Paint brush holderJuly, 1978Puntillo
4061242Dripless paint containerDecember, 1977Donlon
4023702Paint tray handle and roller supportMay, 1977McKnight
3947135Paint trayMarch, 1976Hawk
3940824Paint tray and container apparatusMarch, 1976Gioia et al.
3837034PAINTER'S CADDYSeptember, 1974Leffert
3729158PAINT CAN BRUSH HOLDERApril, 1973Nagy
3707242MULTI-USE PAINT TRAYDecember, 1972Golden
D223864N/AJune, 1972Vines
3602939NOVEL PAINT CONTAINERSeptember, 1971Schoenholz
3590416PAINT TRAY AND PAIL COMBINATIONJuly, 1971Henningsen
D216277N/ADecember, 1969James
D212831N/ANovember, 1968Koch
D211611N/AJuly, 1968Fox, Jr. et al.
3351970Vertical paint roller trayNovember, 1967Engh
D208969N/AOctober, 1967Paxton
3341876Combination mop and bucketSeptember, 1967Campbell
3311252Handle deviceMarch, 1967Swartwood et al.
3292815PailDecember, 1966Smith
3229820Magnetic holderJanuary, 1966Hentzi et al.
3219233Carrier for bottles and the likeNovember, 1965Whiteford
D202134N/AAugust, 1965Bryan
3157902Disposable paint tray linerNovember, 1964Hardwick
3139646Paint canJuly, 1964Vernon
3138280Insulated containersJune, 1964Shafer
D193382N/AAugust, 1962Goetz
3014621Attachment for beverage containersDecember, 1961Povitz
3014616Butter pattiesDecember, 1961Kavanaugh et al.
2922176Paint tray and liner thereforJanuary, 1960Bernhardt
D184315N/AJanuary, 1959Jennings et al.
2963003Indoor pet sand boxFebruary, 1958Oberg et al.
2765969Handle attachment for liquid-receiving containersOctober, 1956Bennington
D175865N/AOctober, 1955Stone
2712668Scrub bucketJuly, 1955Thiele
2709540Paint can holderMay, 1955Kenney
2661858Paint receptacleDecember, 1953Howell
2626737Combined paint can holder and brush supportJanuary, 1953Pitz
2228536Can holder and perforatorJanuary, 1941Scalph
2314835BucketDecember, 1940Johns et al.
1950505Jacket for liquid dispensing receptaclesMarch, 1934Matters
1813670Pan for keeping paint brushes soft and ready for useJuly, 1931Kessler
1734976Container for coating materialNovember, 1929McClellan
1590572Strainer cup for varnish and the likeJune, 1926Fredette
1304415N/AMay, 1919Tucker
D033891N/AJanuary, 1901Kennedy
0606100N/AJune, 1898Thompson

Foreign References:
GB195523April, 1923A new or improved handle for use with tumblers or the like
JP10287339October, 1998
Other References:
Painters' Helper Sporty'S Tool Shop (1 page) bearing copyright notice of 2001.
Fourteen (14) pages of photos of a pail known to the public prior to Apr. 29, 2004.
Purdy Product Catalog, pp. 1, 3, 6, 52, 54-56, 60, Jan. 2013.
Purdy press release “Purdy dual roll off five-gallon bucket increases production speed for professional painters,” (2 pages) Jan. 2013.
Description of “Dual Roll Off Bucket” from www.purdy.com, (1 page) printed Sep. 10, 2013.
Description of “Dual Roll Off Bucket” from www.purdy.com, (1 page) printed Nov. 18, 2013.
Three (3) photos of a Monarch Handy Paint Pot with liners, obtained Feb. 23, 2016.
Primary Examiner:
Webster, Robin V.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Young, James L.
Westman, Champlin & Koehler, P.A.

1. The ornamental design for a paint container liner, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a paint container liner;

FIG. 2 is a left side view of the liner of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a right side view of the liner of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a back view of the liner of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a front view of the liner of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a top view of the liner of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view of the liner of FIG. 1.

The broken line showing of environment is included for the purpose of illustrating and forms no part of the claimed design.

The dot-dashed-dot lines in the FIGS. represent the border between claimed and unclaimed subject matter and form no part of the claimed design.