Wastebasket lid

- Rubbermaid Incorporated

Description

FIG. 1 is a top right front perspective view of a wastebasket lid showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

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

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

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken line showing of a finger grip is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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Patent History

Patent number: D370108
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 16, 1994
Date of Patent: May 21, 1996
Assignee: Rubbermaid Incorporated (Wooster, OH)
Inventors: Keith E. Brightbill (Wooster, OH), Stephen P. Casteel (Wadsworth, OH), Henry Y. Chin (Portland, OR), Charles W. Craft (Apple Creek, OH), Robert O. Dillon (Venice, CA)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Assistant Examiner: Robin V. Taylor
Attorneys: Richard B. O'Planick, Lisa B. Riedesel
Application Number: 0/32,333

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