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United States Patent D281,048
Wolff October 22, 1985

Container or the like


The ornamental design for a container or the like, substantially as is shown.
Inventors: Wolff; Martin J. (North Providence, RI)
Assignee: Dart Industries Inc. (Northbrook, IL)
Appl. No.: 06/462,825
Filed: February 1, 1983

Current U.S. Class: D7/602 ; D7/629
Field of Search: D7/79,76,16 D9/425 150/55 220/4B,306,352,356

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D175202 July 1955 Tupper
D216214 December 1969 Daenen
D220448 April 1971 Swett
D232065 July 1974 Daenen
D234568 March 1975 Swett
D235406 June 1975 Daenen
D238137 December 1975 Swett
D238148 December 1975 Dilot
D241599 September 1976 Croyle
D246289 November 1977 Boucher
D246560 December 1977 Beauchamp et al.
D266049 September 1982 Conti
D267395 December 1982 Groenewold et al.
D270418 September 1983 Conti
2695645 November 1954 Tupper
2984382 May 1961 Florsheim Jr.
3426935 February 1969 Swett
3863833 February 1975 Swett

Other References

Better Homes & Gardens, 8-74, p. 94, Item A, Green Tupperware Container..

Primary Examiner: Ansher; Bernard
Assistant Examiner: Titolo; Linda
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Doninger; John A.


FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of the container or the like showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is an end elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof; and

FIG. 6 is a cross-sectional view taken along line 6--6 of FIG. 5.

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