Apparatus for providing secure storage
United States Patent D798470

Kroeplien, Joshua J. (Sun Prairie, WI, US)
Sempf, Theodore A. (Sun Prairie, WI, US)
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Trachte Building Systems, Inc. (Sun Prairie, WI, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2501
Field of Search:
D25/1-33, D21/834, D6/663, D6/671, 52/36.1, 52/79, 52/169.6, 52/80, 52/90
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Primary Examiner:
Johannes, Thomas
Assistant Examiner:
Lawrence, Samantha Q.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Boardman & Clark LLP

1. The ornamental design for an apparatus for providing secure storage, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a top, front and right side perspective view of an apparatus for providing secure storage in accordance with our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view of the apparatus shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view of the apparatus shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view of the apparatus shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevation view of the apparatus shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 6 is a left side elevation view of the apparatus shown in FIG. 1.

The bottom of the apparatus for providing secure storage does not comprise any portion of the invention, and hence is not shown in the drawings.

The apparatus for providing secure storage is shown with a symbolic break in its length, width and height. The appearance of any portion of the apparatus between the break lines forms no part of the claimed design.

The broken lines in the drawings are for illustrative purposes only and show portions of the apparatus for providing secure storage that form no part of the claimed design.

In addition, the surface shading illustrated in the drawings is provided merely to highlight the contour of the design; it is not intended to be illustrative of texture or gloss.