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Publication numberUSD656394 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/355,650
Publication dateMar 27, 2012
Filing dateFeb 11, 2010
Priority dateFeb 11, 2010
Publication number29355650, 355650, US D656394 S1, US D656394S1, US-S1-D656394, USD656394 S1, USD656394S1
InventorsKenneth C. Smith
Original AssigneeSmurfit-Stone Container Enterprises, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Blank fop forming a beverage dispensing container
US D656394 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a blank for forming a beverage dispensing container, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a front and inside view showing my new design for a blank for forming a beverage dispensing container;

FIG. 2 is a rear and outside view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevation thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevation thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken lines shown in FIGS. 1 through 6 indicate lines of weakness at which the material of the blank for forming a beverage dispensing container can be separated and/or folded. The bolded lines shown in FIGS. 2 through 6 indicate locations where adhesive may be applied to the blank for forming a beverage dispensing container.

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U.S. ClassificationD09/433