Rounded safety closure

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FIG. 1 is a front top perspective view of a safety closure showing the new design;

FIG. 2 is a front bottom perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevation view thereof with the rear elevation view being the same;

FIG. 5 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is similar to FIG. 4 except rotated counterclockwise 45 degrees.

The broken lines in the drawings represent unclaimed environmental subject matter and form no part of the claim.


We claim the ornamental design for a rounded safety closure, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D713247
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 16, 2012
Date of Patent: Sep 16, 2014
Assignee: Hoffer Plastics Corporation (South Elgin, IL)
Inventors: Charles Webster (South Elgin, IL), Daniel Pritikin (Santa Monica, CA)
Primary Examiner: Robert M Spear
Application Number: 29/434,694
Current U.S. Class: D9/454; D9/438