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Publication numberUSD372378 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/020,292
Publication dateAug 6, 1996
Filing dateMar 23, 1994
Publication number020292, 29020292, US D372378 S, US D372378S, US-S-D372378, USD372378 S, USD372378S
InventorsCory J. Kruger
Original AssigneeSterilite Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Modular storage drawer
US D372378 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a modular storage drawer, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a modular storage drawer showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

Non-Patent Citations
1A. Bee-"Stax"; Single & Multiple drawer/frame system; 1 pc. Molded Frame-opaque; 2 pc. Molded Drawer (snap assy.)-clear.
2Basic Line "Jaffa Block w. Drawer" (U.S. made); 2 pc. Molded Frame (open grid); 1 pc. Molded Drawer (opaque) Frame (inner) width forms drawer guides, No. stacking feature; drawer sidewalls without stiffening Rim. (disortions) poor fits. date prior to Mar. 23, 1993.
3Berg (U.S. made) 1 pc. Molded frame (thick wall, styrene); 1 pc, Molded Drawer (thick wall, styrene). Poor sliding co-efficient, too heavy. Stacking feature. date prior to Mar. 23, 1993.
4Extremely distorted, bad function, flimsy. Stacking feature. date prior to Mar. 23, 1993.
5Jap. Stacking Draw. syst. 1986 Trade Show; 2pc Frame all enclosed, opaque; 1 pc Molded Drawer, all clear; Frame top attaches w/tabs on frame bottom; inner rib struct. for "racking" re-enforcement; Integral handle in drawer front; lid distortion, does not impair function.
6Korean Stacking Drawer (circa 1992); 3 pc. Molded Frame (front bezel) clear. 1 pc. Molded Drawer, clear. Stacking feature, deodorant feature, Good function, Stacking feature. Too many ribs & offsets, heavy walls. To much weight for size.
7Rubbermaid Stacking Drawers (1992); 2 pc. Molded Frame-(opaque); 1 pc. Molded Drawer (clear); Poor drawer to frame fit, Excessive drawer side motion; Insufficient drawer guide interface; Minimal stacking surf. interface; require additional tabs for stacking ability.
8Sterilite Drawer #150 (1983); 2 pc. Molded Frame (opaque); 1 pc Molded Drawer (opaque); Frames shaped so that indiv. drawers can be stacked as well as frames w/o top-lid (2nd part of frame) will snap atop each other for a flush. Perm. connected struct. of several drawer units.
9Sterilite Storage Drawer #1632 (1988); 1 pc. Molded Frame (opaque); 1 pc. Molded Drawer (clear); Drawer frames have stacking feature.
10Sterilite Storage Drawer #1634 (1992); 1 pc. Molded Frame (opaque); 1 pc. Molded Drawer (check) Drawer frames having stacking feature.
11Sterilite Storage Drawer #3300 (1980); 1 pc. Molded Frame (opaque); 1 pc. Molded Drawer (clear); #6600 (1980) same construction as #3300. Drawer frames have stacking features.
12Tenex Modular Storage (drawer) syst. (circa 1991)l 1 pc. Molded Frame (opaque); 2 pc. Molded Drawer (clear); Excessive clearance, distortion, Poor function (poor drawer guide motion) Poor stacking feature, or, rubber foot pads. date prior to Mar. 23, 1993.
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U.S. ClassificationD06/663