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United States Patent D460,665
Lillelund ,   et al. July 23, 2002

Tapered and ribbed container


The ornamental design for a tapered and ribbed container, as shown and described.
Inventors: Lillelund; Stig (Gentofte, DK), Heiberg; Jakob (Charlottenlund, DK), Daenen; Robert H. C. M. (Aalst, BE)
Assignee: Dart Industries Inc. (Orlando, FL)
Appl. No.: D/144,662
Filed: July 6, 2001

Current U.S. Class: D7/629
Current International Class: 0701
Field of Search: D7/602,612-615,629 D9/414,424,425,428 206/505,507,514,515 220/780-783,792-799

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D111794 October 1938 Oswell
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D254241 February 1980 Morin
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4387512 June 1983 Gorski et al.
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Other References

130537-D200--Storage Container Bottom Closure; Stig Lillelund, et al--3 pages..

Primary Examiner: Wallace; Terry A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Ross; Taylor J.


FIG. 1 is a top, side and front perspective view of a tapered and ribbed container showing the new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.

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