Trash container

- Rubbermaid Incorporated
Description

FIG. 1 is a top right front perspective view of a trash container showing our new design. The broken lines are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof; the left side elevational view being a mirror image;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D236578 September 1975 Powell
D280459 September 3, 1985 McClelland
D281111 October 22, 1985 McClelland
D287897 January 20, 1987 Hanifl
D326754 June 2, 1992 Hradisky
D335562 May 11, 1993 Evans
D336243 June 8, 1993 Evans
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3390804 July 1968 Morgan
Other references
  • Rubbermaid Catalog, 1992 p. 10 Item A Trash Receptacle. P. 13, Wastebaskets; Tucker Housewares, 25 Tucker Drive, Leominster, Mass. 01469. It is believed that the product depicted herein has been on sale for more than one (1) year prior to the application date of this instant application. P. 12, Wastebaskets; Tucker Housewares, 25 Tucker Drive, Leominster, Mass. 01469. Publication date Jan., 1983. P. 29, Refuse container; Rubbermaid Incorporated, 1147 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691. Publication date 1990. Catalog page, Wastebaskets; Rubbermaid Incorporated, 1147 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691. Publication date 1993.
Patent History
Patent number: D355739
Type: Grant
Filed: Jan 13, 1994
Date of Patent: Feb 21, 1995
Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated (Wooster, OH)
Inventors: David A. Bird (Akron, OH), Mitchell L. Wilgus (Akron, OH)
Primary Examiner: Wallace R. Burke
Assistant Examiner: Robin V. Taylor
Attorneys: Richard B. O'Planick, Lisa B. Riedesel
Application Number: 0/17,429
Classifications
Current U.S. Class: Refuse Or Trash Equipment (D34/1)