Title:
Joined tray and lid
United States Patent D548583


Inventors:
Carmichael, Gary Herbert (Des Plaines, IL, US)
Dunkle, Christopher Wright (Chicago, IL, US)
Wilkie, Craig T. (Marietta, GA, US)
Schroeder, David Allan (Lombard, IL, US)
Belcastro, James (Park Ridge, IL, US)
Application Number:
29/243250
Publication Date:
08/14/2007
Filing Date:
11/22/2005
Assignee:
Kraft Foods Holdings, Inc. (Northfield, IL, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 0903
Field of Search:
D9/902, D9/760, D9/744, D9/499, D9/341, D9/901, D9/414-433
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Foreign References:
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Primary Examiner:
JOHANNES, THOMAS J
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
FITCH EVEN TABIN & FLANNERY, LLP (CHICAGO, IL, US)
Claims:
CLAIM

1. We claim the ornamental design for a joined tray and lid, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a joined tray and lid showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view of the joined tray and lid of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a front side elevation view of the joined tray and lid of FIG. 1, the back side elevation view being the mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the joined tray and lid of FIG. 1; and

FIG. 5 is a right side elevation of the joined tray and lid of FIG. 1, the left side elevation view being the mirror image thereof.

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of a second embodiment of the joined tray and lid; and,

FIG. 7 is a perspective view of a third embodiment of the joined tray and lid.

Potions of the figures shown in broken lines form no part of the claimed invention.