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United States Patent D415,035
Ankney ,   et al. October 12, 1999

Beverage container


The ornamental design for a beverage container, as shown and described.
Inventors: Ankney; Donald H. (Jackson, MI), Rangler; Richard K. (Adrian, MI), Howland; Scott C. (Adrian, MI), Vanover; Alan W. (Adrian, MI)
Assignee: Hoover Universal, Inc. (Plymouth, MI)
Appl. No.: D/078,893
Filed: October 30, 1997

Current U.S. Class: D9/531
Current International Class: 0901
Field of Search: D9/500,502-503,507-508,510,516,520,522,527-528,530-531,533,546,551,554,557,559 215/370-375,382-385,396,398 220/771-772

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D229670 December 1973 Platte
D238654 February 1976 Platte
D256664 September 1980 Burrington et al.
D348612 July 1994 Ring
D391854 March 1998 Ankney et al.
3708082 January 1973 Platte
4016995 April 1977 Frazer
4846359 July 1989 Baird et al.
5318787 June 1994 Brauner et al.
5833115 November 1998 Eiten
Primary Examiner: Shooman; Ted
Assistant Examiner: Rademaker; Carol
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a beverage container showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is side elevational view from a corner of the beverage container as shown in FIG. 1, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view of the beverage container thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view of the beverage container thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view of the beverage container thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view of the beverage container thereof.

The broken lines showing thread around the neck in FIGS. 1 through 5 of the drawing are for illustrative purpose only and do not for part of the claimed design.

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