Drop box

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FIG. 1 is a front, left side perspective view of a drop box showing our new design, with the front, right side perspective view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevation view thereof, with the right side elevation view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof.

The bottom view forms no part of the claimed invention. The broken lines of even length shown in the drawings illustrate portions of the drop box that form no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a drop box, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited

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Other references

  • Specification sheet for FedEx MP1-Plastic interior Tracker Drop Box; 1997.

Patent History

Patent number: D740515
Type: Grant
Filed: Feb 12, 2015
Date of Patent: Oct 6, 2015
Assignee: Federal Express Corporation (Memphis, TN)
Inventors: Imraan Aziz (Oakland, CA), William G. Tammen (San Francisco, CA), Michael J. Strasser (San Francisco, CA), Troy E. Stevens (San Francisco, CA), Jochen Backs (San Francisco, CA), P. Cameron Imani (Alameda, CA), Ping-Chan Lin (San Francisco, CA)
Primary Examiner: Elizabeth J Oswecki
Application Number: 29/517,396


Current U.S. Class: Mailbox (D99/29)