Laundry hamper

- Rubbermaid Incorporated
Description

FIG. 1 is a top front perspective view of a laundry hamper showing our new design.

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view thereof; the right side elevational view being a mirror image.

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Patent History
Patent number: D344823
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 21, 1992
Date of Patent: Mar 1, 1994
Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated (Wooster, OH)
Inventors: Mitchell Wilgus (Akron, OH), Stacy L. Wolfe (Akron, OH)
Primary Examiner: Wallace R. Burke
Assistant Examiner: Robin Taylor
Attorneys: Lisa B. Riedesel, Richard B. O'Planick
Application Number: 7/948,952
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