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FIG. 1 is a front isometric view showing our new design of a closure;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a right side elevational view thereof.

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

A central disk in the top of the closure lid is depicted with a contrast in surface shading relative to a peripheral portion of the closure lid and relative to the closure base, and such depiction represents a contrast in appearance via material, texture, or color so that the aesthetic appearance is enhanced.


The ornamental design for a closure, as shown and described.

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Other references
  • Seaquist Closures advertising sheet (one side) entitled “Orient your package with our new snap-on Tube Tops”.
  • Seaquist Closures advertising sheet (one side) entitled “Seaquist Closures Line of Oval Closures”.
  • Seaquist Closures advertising sheet (one side) entitled “The Perfect Dispensing Solution for Tubes, Tottles & Other Inverted Packages”.
  • Seaquist Closures advertising sheet (two sides) entitled “Frost™ A cool new way to make your products hot”.
  • Seaquist Closures advertising sheet (one side) entitled “Add ‘Purity’ to your package!”.
  • Seaquist Closures advertising sheet (two sides) entitled “Horizon™ a new line of infinite choices”.
Patent History
Patent number: D521866
Type: Grant
Filed: Feb 25, 2005
Date of Patent: May 30, 2006
Assignee: Seaquist Closures Foreign, Inc. (Crystal Lake, IL)
Inventors: Marge M. Hicks (Eagle, WI), Cori M. Blomdahl (Muskego, WI)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Assistant Examiner: Susan Bennett Hattan
Attorney: Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & Mortimer
Application Number: 29/224,169
Current U.S. Class: D9/449