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United States Patent D290,326
Daenen ,   et al. June 16, 1987

Covered serving tray or the like


The ornamental design for a covered serving tray or the like, as shown and described.
Inventors: Daenen; Robert H. C. M. (Hekelgem, BE), Cautereels; Victor J. J. (Borsbeek, BE)
Assignee: Dart Industries Inc. (Northbrook, IL)
Appl. No.: 06/646,276
Filed: August 30, 1984

Current U.S. Class: D7/540
Field of Search: D7/78,354,79,83,17,18,40,16,76 220/94A

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D252178 June 1979 Christian
D257607 December 1980 Smith
D270322 August 1983 Daenen et al.
D276118 October 1984 Conti et al.
1863793 June 1932 Hermani
2765831 October 1956 Tupper
4385554 May 1983 Daenen et al.

Other References

Idea 55, .COPYRGT.1955, TS 149 I3, p. 19, Covers for Casseroles in middle panel #44 "Kaarina AHO-Finland"..

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


FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of a covered serving tray or the like showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view thereof, it being understood that the remaining side elevations are identical hereto;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is an exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a cross-sectional view taken along line 6--6 of FIG. 2.

The characteristic feature of the design resides in the cover thereof having a central well comprising a vertical outer wall and a concave base wall with a centrally disposed cylindrical knob having a dimpled top, as best shown in FIGS. 1 and 6.

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