Lid for laundry hamper

- Rubbermaid Incorporated

Description

FIG. 1 is a top left rear perspective view of a lid for a laundry hamper showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof; the right side elevational view being a mirror image;

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

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

Referenced Cited

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Other references

  • P. 22, Hamper; Zenith Products Corp., 200 Commerce Dr., Aston, Penn. 19014. Published at least as early Sep. 1993. Pp. 11, 12, 22 and 25, Hampers; LaMont, P.O. Box 399, Burlington, Iowa 52601. Published at least as early as May 1993. Catalog page, Hamper; LaMont, P.O. Box 399, Burlington, Iowa 52601. Published at least as early as May, 1993. Sell sheet, Hamper; Sterilite Corporation, P. O. Box 524, Main St., Townsend, Mass. Publication date 1991. P. 36, Laundry hampers; Tucker Housewares, 345 Central St., Leominster, Mass. 01453. Publication date 1992. Catalog page, Laundry hampers; Tucker Housewares, 345 Central St., Leominster, Mass. 01453. Publication date 1992. P. 36, Hampers; Tucker Housewares, 345 Cetnral St., Leominster, Mass. 01453. Publication date 1992. Sell sheet, Hampers, Burlington Basket Company, Burlington, Iowa 52601. Published at least as early as Jan. 1992. Pp. 9, 8 Hampers; Shamrock Industries, Minneapolis, Minn. Publication date Jan., 1980. Catalog page, Hampers; Joy of California, 148 E. Virginia St., San Jose, Calif. 95112. Sell sheet, Hampers; Raja Products Co., LTD., 9502 Ditmas Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y., 11236. Publication date Jul. 1983. Catalog p. 12, Hamper; Curver, Takkebijster 75, Postbus 6810, 4802 HV Breda, Netherlands. Publication date 1992. P. 2, Hamper; Dupol-Rubbermaid GmbH, An Der Trift 53, D-6072 Dreieich, Germany. Publication date 1989.

Patent History

Patent number: D362932
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 13, 1994
Date of Patent: Oct 3, 1995
Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated (Wooster, OH)
Inventors: Keith E. Brightbill (Wooster, OH), Stephen P. Casteel (Wadsworth, OH), Charles W. Craft (Apple Creek, OH), Richard M. O'Grady (Southington, CT)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Assistant Examiner: Robin V. Taylor
Attorneys: Richard B. O'Planick, Lisa B. Riedesel
Application Number: 0/32,170