Housing for a communication device or similar articles
United States Patent D509203

Bertrand, Blaise (Milan, IT)
Anderson, Colin T. (Oreno Di Vimmercate, IT)
Soto, Joel (Maywood, IL, US)
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Publication Date:
Filing Date:
Motorola, Inc. (Schaumburg, IL, US)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D14/138G, D14/138R, D14/346
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1403
Field of Search:
379/434, 455/550, D14/247-248, 455/575.4, 455/575.6, D21/517, 455/556.1, D14/341-347, 345/169, D14/137, 455/575.1, 455/566, 379/433, D14/144, 455/556.2, D14/138, D14/147-148
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US Patent References:
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Foreign References:
JP1124434October, 2001
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Other References:
www.mobiletechnews.com visited Mar. 3, 2005, Motorola A1010 smartphone, article posted Feb. 15, 2005.
www.mobiletechnews.com visited Mar. 3, 2005, Motorola A1000 phone, article posted Feb. 24, 2004.
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Primary Examiner:
Asch, Jeffrey
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Chapa, Lawrence J.
1. The ornamental design for a housing for a communication device or similar articles, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an ornamental design of a housing for a communication device or similar articles.

FIG. 2 is a front view.

FIG. 3 is a back view.

FIG. 4 is a left side view.

FIG. 5 is a right side view.

FIG. 6 is a top view; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view.

The broken lines shown in the drawings are included for the purposes of illustrating environmental elements only and form no part of the claimed design.