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United States Patent D642,918
Taylor August 9, 2011

Tamper evident polymer screw cap with reducer and integral vent protector ring


CLAIM The ornamental design for the tamper evident polymer screw cap with reducer and integral vent protector ring, as shown and described.
Inventors: Taylor; Dale W. (Hamilton, IN)
Appl. No.: D/372,907
Filed: February 3, 2011

Current U.S. Class: D9/453 ; D9/454
Current International Class: 0907
Field of Search: D9/656,635,565,454,452,451,447,446,441,440,439,435 D7/399,396,396.5,395,393,392.1,387,321,300.2 D24/130,129 D21/713 222/529,478,153.06 220/825,276,254.8,254.4 215/364,356,355,230

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D195372 June 1963 Tupper
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D501138 January 2005 Uchiyama
6874656 April 2005 Rohr
6883675 April 2005 Maenke
7201287 April 2007 Maenke
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2006/0096985 May 2006 Stolzman

Other References

Rieke Packaging Systems, Pail and Can Catalog, p. 9, 70mm Screw Caps. Online Catalog, www.riekepackaging.com/lib/sitefiles/File/pdfs/rieke.sub.--pail.pdf. cited by other.

Primary Examiner: Hattan; Susan Bennett


FIG. 1 is a bottom perspective view of a tamper evident polymer screw cap with reducer and integral vent protector ring in accordance with my design;

FIG. 2 is a top perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevation view thereof; the rear elevation view being the same;

FIG. 6 is a right side view thereof; the left side view being the same; and,

FIG. 7 is a sectional view thereof, taken on line 7-7 of FIG. 3.

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