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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the waste basket of this invention;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view of the invention;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view of the invention, both sides being identical;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the wastebasket; and,

FIG. 5 is an end view of the wastebasket, both ends being identical.

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U.S. Patent Documents
D186194 September 1959 Beverlin
D326343 May 19, 1992 Hvadisky
D342817 December 28, 1993 Lippisch
4753367 June 28, 1988 Miller et al.
4765579 August 23, 1988 Robbivos et al.
4785964 November 22, 1988 Miller et al.
Other references
  • Tucker (Mass) #0295; 1 1/4 bushel deluxe laundry basket; #0296 1 3/4 bushel delux laundry basket. Buchsteiner (Germany) small household basket with handles. Buchsteiner (Germany) #5151; small household basket with handles. Sterilite; No. 1084; Hang 'N Hide Wastebasket with carry handle that also serves as (wall mount) hanger opening. (1992). Sterilite 1002 and 1002 wastebasket with carry handle. (1984/1985). Frem #916; 16 quart wastebasket; with two handles. Frem #627 multi-basket. Frem; #769 lifetime basket; 11/2 bushel or 14 gallon; basket with open carry handles. Curver #3234 Curver (Holland) carry all basket. Curver #3235, #3234 and #3233; laundry baskets with handles; 1985. Unibox #3549, #3554 and #3556; carry containers with handles. Curver #3622, #3623 and #3624; laundry basket sets with handles. Rubbermaid (Ohio); #2978 and #2977; small household baskets with handles.
Patent History
Patent number: D362525
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 7, 1994
Date of Patent: Sep 19, 1995
Assignee: Sterilite Corporation (Townsend, MA)
Inventor: Cory J. Kruger (Gardner, MA)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Assistant Examiner: Robin V. Taylor
Attorney: Donald Brown
Application Number: 0/25,654
Current U.S. Class: Refuse Or Trash Equipment (D34/1)