US 11,051,506 B2
Weighted rodent bait stations and related methods
Ethan Vickery, Colleyville, TX (US); and Larry Covington, Weatherford, TX (US)
Assigned to VM PRODUCTS INC., Colleyville, TX (US)
Filed by VM Products, Inc., Colleyville, TX (US)
Filed on Jul. 16, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/512,540.
Application 16/512,540 is a continuation of application No. 15/808,302, filed on Nov. 9, 2017, granted, now 10,390,527.
Application 15/808,302 is a continuation of application No. 15/212,754, filed on Jul. 18, 2016, granted, now 9,826,730, issued on Nov. 28, 2017.
Application 15/212,754 is a continuation of application No. 14/663,655, filed on Mar. 20, 2015, granted, now 9,392,784, issued on Jul. 16, 2016.
Application 14/663,655 is a continuation of application No. 14/011,637, filed on Aug. 27, 2013, granted, now 8,997,396, issued on Apr. 7, 2015.
Application 14/011,637 is a continuation of application No. 13/533,747, filed on Jun. 26, 2012, granted, now 8,516,740, issued on Aug. 27, 2013.
Application 13/533,747 is a continuation of application No. 13/013,655, filed on Jan. 25, 2011, granted, now 8,209,900, issued on Jul. 3, 2012.
Application 13/013,655 is a continuation of application No. 12/186,436, filed on Aug. 5, 2008, granted, now 7,874,098, issued on Jan. 25, 2011.
Prior Publication US 2020/0178515 A1, Jun. 11, 2020
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. A01M 25/00 (2006.01); B65D 43/16 (2006.01); B65D 71/00 (2006.01); B65D 71/06 (2006.01); E05B 19/00 (2006.01); E05B 65/00 (2006.01); E05B 35/00 (2006.01)
CPC A01M 25/004 (2013.01) [B65D 43/162 (2013.01); B65D 71/0096 (2013.01); B65D 71/063 (2013.01); E05B 19/00 (2013.01); E05B 35/008 (2013.01); E05B 65/00 (2013.01); E05B 65/006 (2013.01)] 22 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A rodent bait station packaged bundle comprising:
a pallet;
multiple rodent bait station assemblies positioned on the pallet, where the multiple rodent bait station assemblies are stacked such that the top of one of the multiple rodent bait station assemblies supports the bottom of another of the multiple rodent bait station assemblies, each of the multiple rodent bait station assemblies comprising:
a base comprising plastic;
a lid comprising plastic and including an inner surface and internal wall portions extending away from the inner surface, the lid being lockable in a closed position relative to the base;
an anchoring base comprising concrete that is pre-molded to correspond to at least one feature of the bait station assembly, the anchoring base including a bottom surface with one or more indentions in the bottom surface;
a tray partially enclosing the anchoring base; and
multiple bait-holding rods enclosed by the lid and the base when the lid and the base are locked together;
a packaging container comprising a film wrapped around a portion of the multiple rodent bait station assemblies.