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United States Patent D282,809
Daenen ,   et al. March 4, 1986

Food storage container or the like


The ornamental design for a food storage container or the like, substantially as shown and described.
Inventors: Daenen; Robert H. C. M. (Hekelgem, BE), Conti; Rino (Stoughton, MA)
Assignee: Dart Industries Inc. (Northbrook, IL)
[*] Notice: The portion of the term of this patent subsequent to August 6, 1999 has been disclaimed.
Appl. No.: 06/406,848
Filed: August 10, 1982

Current U.S. Class: D7/602 ; D7/614
Field of Search: D7/79,81,76,78,16,18,19 D9/418,425,431,432

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D52562 October 1918 Dickmeyer
D92697 July 1934 Bicks
D194429 January 1963 Kuhn
D207175 March 1967 Brefka
D213310 February 1969 Coclie
D238137 December 1975 Swett
D238137 December 1975 Swett
D238148 December 1975 Dilot
D250987 February 1979 Stahel
D257107 September 1980 Daenen et al.
3447714 June 1969 Elliot
3448888 June 1969 Smith et al.
4293079 October 1981 Lytle

Other References

Tupperware Cat., p. 19, Items 52, 47, Bacon Keeper and Cold Cut Keeper. .
Copco Catalog (1982) pp. 6 and 7, Food Savers. .
Tupperware Catalog Dated Feb., 1982, pp. 4-A35, 5-A65, A70, A75 & A85, 20-K57 & K60, 13-G20 & G30, 14 and 15-Various Rectangular Containers..

Primary Examiner: Herrmann; Winifred E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Doninger; John A.


FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of a food storage container _or the like showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a right or left end elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of FIGS. 1 and 6;

FIG. 4 is a side elevational view of FIG. 1, the side opposite being identical thereto;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view of FIGS. 1 and 6;

FIG. 6 is a top perspective view of a modification of the food storage container of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a right or left end elevational view of FIG. 6; and

FIG. 8 is a side elevational view of FIG. 6, the side opposite being identical thereto.

The stippled shading on the design represents a frosted (opaque or translucent) material.

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