Title:
Portable communications device
United States Patent D382873


Inventors:
Macdonald Jr., James D. (Apex, NC)
Ma, Yawei (Raleigh, NC)
Application Number:
29/059473
Publication Date:
08/26/1997
Filing Date:
09/11/1996
Assignee:
Ericsson Inc. (Research Triangle Park, NC)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D14/138AB, D14/138AC, D14/147
Field of Search:
D14/137, D14/138, D14/140, D14/142, D14/147-151, D14/240, D14/248, 379/58-61, 379/433-436, 379/419, 379/420, 379/428, 379/440, 379/454, 379/455, 455/89, 455/90
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US Patent References:
D369598Housing for a portable telephoneMay, 1996Nagele et al.D14/138
D370222Portable radio telephoneMay, 1996Kajita et al.D14/147
D365817Portable communication device having a keypad coverJanuary, 1996Mischenko et al.D14/138
D362852Telephone handset housingOctober, 1995Nagele et al.D14/138
D363716Portable communication deviceOctober, 1995Siddoway et al.D14/138
D359734Foldable housing for a portable telephoneJune, 1995Nagele et al.D14/138
D353808Portable radio phoneDecember, 1994Taniguchi et al.D14/138
D321347Portable cellular handset telephoneNovember, 1991ColidaD14/248
D315731Portable radio telephoneMarch, 1991WatanabeD14/148
D306294Portable radio telephoneFebruary, 1990WatanabeD14/248
D298244Portable handset radio telephoneOctober, 1988WatanabeD14/138
D254435Housing for a telephone setMarch, 1980FerronD14/147



Foreign References:
EP0492748July, 1992379/433Communication apparatus, particularly terminal for a telephone link.
JP0669852AMarch, 1994455/89
Primary Examiner:
ASCH, JEFFREY DAVID
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
PATENT SPECIALIST (ERICSSON INC. 7001 DEVELOPMENT DRIVE P O BOX 13969, RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, 27709, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a portable communications device, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a top, front and right side perspective view of a portable communications device showing our new design in a closed position;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plane view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plane view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a top, front and right side perspective view showing our new design in an open position with the flip member in one position;

FIG. 9 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a top, front and right side perspective view showing our new design in an open position with the flip member in another position;

FIG. 13 is a top, front and right side perspective view showing our new design in an open position with the flip member in further position; and,

FIG. 14 is a left side elevation view showing our new design in an open position with the flip member in a still further position.