US Patent No: 8,176,576

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A container comprising a body (1), a lid (5) for the body (1), and a locking arrangement for securing the lid (5) to the body (1): the locking arrangement comprising a handle (23) which fits around at least a part of the periphery of the lid (5), and at least one locking device which connects the handle (23) to the lid (5) such that the lid (5) is movable by the handle (23), which is such that the locking device locks when the handle (23) is lowered with respect to the lid (5), and which is such that the lifting of the handle (23) away from the lid (5) causes the locking device (4) to unlock.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
PHOENIX PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT LIMITEDLONDON6

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Garcin, Christopher Bryson London, GB 2 0
Moore, Garry Ilford, GB 8 12

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
A/S E. Danberg Group (1)
4,982,863 Portable box 30 1990
 
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF CHICAGO, THE (1)
5,669,081 Self-locking toilet seat cover 8 1996
 
THERMOS COMPANY, THE (1)
4,648,512 Portable cooler with side receptacle 31 1985
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
5,682,776 Adjustable toilet-lid closing and lock-down device 3 1996

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