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FIG. 1 is an upper perspective view of the receptacle, showing the new design.
FIG. 2 is a lower perspective view thereof.
FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof.
FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof.
FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof.
FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.
FIG. 7 is a rear elevational view thereof;and,
FIG. 8 is a front elevational view thereof, showing the top of the receptacle in an opened position. The top of the receptacle may move from a closed position, as shown in FIGS. 1-5, to an opened position of which FIG. 8 is one example.
The broken lines shown in the drawings are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design. The shading shown in the drawing is only provided to illustrate the contour of the article; it is not indicative of any particular texture.
Filed: Nov 22, 1999
Date of Patent: Nov 28, 2000
Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company (St. Paul, MN)
Inventors: Joy A. Packard (Somerset, WI), Liana V. Palaikis (Woodbury, MN), Paul A. Martinson (Maplewood, MN)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Catherine R. Oliver
Attorney: Karl G. Hanson
Application Number: 0/114,353
International Classification: 0301;