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Publication numberUSD530610 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/170,146
Publication dateOct 24, 2006
Filing dateNov 1, 2002
Priority dateOct 28, 1997
Fee statusPaid
Also published asUSD509426
Publication number170146, 29170146, US D530610 S1, US D530610S1, US-S1-D530610, USD530610 S1, USD530610S1
InventorsJohn B. Samz, William C. Vogel
Original AssigneeGateway Plastic, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Integrally-formed closure for a container
US D530610 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. We claim the ornamental design for an integrally-formed closure for a container, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the integrally-formed closure for a container in an open position.

FIG. 2 is a top view of the integrally-formed closure for a container in an open position.

FIG. 3 is a side elevation view of the integrally-formed closure for a container in an open position; and,

FIG. 4 is a side elevation view of the integrally-formed closure for a container of FIG. 3 in a closed position.

The broken line disclosure is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Amended Answer and Counterclaim, Gateway Plastics, Inc. v. Weatherchem Corp., Case No. 02-C-0870 (E.D. Wis.); filed Sep. 2, 2003.
2Amended complaint, Gateway Plastics, Inc. v. Weatherchem Corporation, Case No. 02-C-0870 (E.D. Wis.), Dated Nov. 18, 2002, with legible copy of Exhibit D.
3Answer and Counterclaim, Gateway Plastics, Inc. v. Weatherchem Corporation, Case No. 02-C-0870 (E.D. Wis.), Dated Dec. 5, 2002.
4Brief in Support of Motion by Plaintiff Gateway Plastics, Inc. for a Preliminary Injunction, Gateway Plastics, Inc. v. Weatherchem Corp., Case No. 02-C-0870 (E.D. Wis.); filed Dec. 19, 2003.
5Cap of a type understood to be commercially available and having two flaps with two dispensing openings (six photographs, one sheet).
6Cap of a type understood to be commercially available from Kraft Foods North America, Inc. (fourteen photographs, two sheets).
7Cap of a type understood to be commercially available from Kraft Foods North America, Inc. (six photographs; one sheet).
8Cap of a type understood to be commercially available from Kraft Foods North America, Inc. (ten photographs, one sheet).
9Cap of a type understood to be commercially available from Nestle Purina Petcare Company (twelve photographs, two sheets).
10Cap of a type understood to be commercially available from Resibel N.V. in or about 1996 and made available/obtained during discovery in Gateway Plastics, Inc. v. Weatherchem Corp., Case No. 02-C-0870 (E.D. Wis.) (twelve photographs, two sheets).
11Cap of a type understood to be commercially available from Weatherchem Corporation (seven photographs; one sheet).
12Cap of a type understood to be commercially available from Weatherchem Corporation (six photographs; one sheet).
13Decision and Order, Gateway Plastics, Inc. v. Weatherchem Corp., Case No. 02-C-0870 (E.D. Wis.); filed Dec. 17, 2003.
14Defendent Weatherchem Corporation's Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiff's Motion to Amend its Amended Complaint to Dismiss its Infringement Count with Prejudice, Gateway Plastics, Inc. v. Weatherchem Corp., Case No. 02-C-0870 (E.D. Wis.); filed May 5, 2005 (submitted with Exhibits).
15File Wrapper for U.S. Pat. No. 5,971,231, filed Oct. 28, 1997; issued Oct. 26, 1999.
16File Wrapper for U.S. Pat. No. 6,250,517, filed Aug. 16, 1999, issued Jun. 26, 2001.
17File Wrapper for U.S. Pat. No. 6,308,870, filed Apr. 23, 2001; issued Oct. 2001.
18File Wrapper for U.S. Pat. No. 6,460,718, filed Sep. 15, 2000; issued Oct. 8, 2002.
19Motion by Plaintiff Gateway Plastics, Inc. for Leave to Amend the Amended Complaint to Dismiss the Infringement Count Asserted Against Defendent Weatherchem Corporation, Gateway Plastics, Inc. v. Weatherchem Corp., Case No. 02-C-0870 (E.D. Wis.); filed Apr. 13, 2005 (submitted with Exhibits).
20Reply Brief in Support o Motion by Plaintiff Gateway Palstics, Inc. for Leave to Amend the Amended Complaint to Dismiss the Infringement Count Asserted Against Defendant Weatherchem Corporation, Gateway Plastic, Inc. v. Weatherchem Corp., Case No. 02-C-0870 (E.D. Wis); filed May 19, 2005 (submitted with Exhibits).
21U.S. Appl. No. 10/255,445, "A Container With a Threaded Cap Having a Spring-Loaded Self-Closing Cover," William C. Vogel, Sep. 26, 2002, 24 pages.
22U.S. Appl. No. 10/435,653, "Integrally-Formed Cover for a Container," John B. Samz et al., May 9, 2003, 117 pages (including Preliminary Amendment and Substitute Specification).
23U.S. Appl. No. 10/740,176, "Improved Closure for a Container," William C. Vogel et al., Dec. 18, 2003, 56 pages.
24U.S. Appl. No. 10/751,709, "Closure for a Container," Terrence M. Parve et al., Jan. 5, 2004, 32 pages.
25U.S. Appl. No. 10/764,819, "Closure for a Container," William C. Vogel, Jan. 26, 2004, 43 pages.
26U.S. Appl. No. 29/168,190, "Closure for a Container," Terrence C. Parve, Sep. 27, 2002, 4 pages.
27Weatherchem Exhibit Nos. WC 601-WC 648 and WC 651-WC 653B in Opposition to Preliminary Injunction, Gateway Plastics, Inc. v. Weatherchem Corp., Case. No. 02-C-0870 (E.D. Wis.); filed Feb. 4, 2004.
28Weatherchem's Brief in Opposition to Gateway's Motion for Preliminary Injunction, Gateway Plastics, Inc. v. Weatherchem Corp., Case No. 02-C-0870 (E.D. Wis.); filed Feb. 4, 2004.
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US20130200072 *Feb 5, 2013Aug 8, 2013World Wide Packaging, Inc.Product Dispensing Apparatus with Sample Holder
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD09/447, D09/435, D09/449
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