Container

- Sterilite Corporation

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Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the container of this invention, in an open position;

FIG. 2 is an end view thereof, in a closed position;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view of the container, in a closed position;

FIG. 4 is a top view of the container, in a closed position; and,

FIG. 5 is a side view of the container, in a closed position.

Referenced Cited

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Other references

  • Wal-Mart Jul. 29, 1998 document Rubbermaid containers. Bradlees Feb. 21, 1999 document Keter containers. Bradlees Oct. 4, 1998 document Aero containers. K-Mart Apr. 4, 1999 document Rubbermaid containers. Iris document 1996 containers.

Patent History

Patent number: D427769
Type: Grant
Filed: Mar 24, 1999
Date of Patent: Jul 11, 2000
Assignee: Sterilite Corporation (Townsend, MA)
Inventor: Larry Gene Zimmerman (Hollis, NH)
Primary Examiner: Philip S. Hyder
Law Firm: Hale and Dorr LLP
Application Number: 0/102,387

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: D/3302; D3/273; D9/424
International Classification: 0301;