Tray for food container

- Dart Industries Inc.


FIG. 1 is a top, front and side perspective view of the tray for food container showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a cross-section view thereof on line 8--8 in FIG. 2; and,

FIG. 9 is a cross-section view thereof on line 9--9 in FIG. 2.

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Patent History

Patent number: D378561
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 28, 1995
Date of Patent: Mar 25, 1997
Assignee: Dart Industries Inc. (Deerfield, IL)
Inventors: Ian Ferris (Finchampstead), John Tree (London), Victor J. J. Cautereels (Borsbeek)
Primary Examiner: M. N. Pandozzi
Attorney: John A. Doninger
Application Number: 0/43,922


Current U.S. Class: D/7554; D7/550; D7/3961