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Title:
Portable computer
United States Patent D604291
Inventors:
Andre, Bartley K. (Menlo Park, CA, US)
Coster, Daniel J. (San Francisco, CA, US)
De Iuliis, Daniele (San Francisco, CA, US)
Hankey, Evans (San Francisco, CA, US)
Howarth, Richard P. (San Francisco, CA, US)
Ive, Jonathan P. (San Francisco, CA, US)
Jobs, Steve (Palo Alto, CA, US)
Kerr, Duncan Robert (San Francisco, CA, US)
Nishibori, Shin (Portola Valley, CA, US)
Rohrbach, Matthew Dean (San Francisco, CA, US)
Russell-clarke, Peter (San Francisco, CA, US)
Satzger, Douglas B. (Menlo Park, CA, US)
Stringer, Christopher J. (Woodside, CA, US)
Whang, Eugene Antony (San Francisco, CA, US)
Zorkendorfer, Rico (San Francisco, CA, US)
Application Number:
D/326224
Publication Date:
11/17/2009
Filing Date:
10/14/2008
Assignee:
Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1402
Field of Search:
D14/315-327, D18/11, 348/373, 361/679.27, 345/169, 341/22, 341/23, D18/7, 361/680-686, 345/157, 345/156, 345/173, 345/168, D18/1, D18/2, 715/783, 235/145A, 235/145R
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US Patent References:
D574378Computing deviceAugust, 2008Andre et al.D14/315
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D572247Computing deviceJuly, 2008Andre et al.D14/315
D571364Computing deviceJune, 2008Andre et al.
D558752Computing deviceJanuary, 2008Andre et al.
D558753Computing deviceJanuary, 2008Andre et al.
D533550ComputerDecember, 2006YamadaD14/318
D526999Portion of an electronic computerAugust, 2006TagoD14/327
D524306Notebook computerJuly, 2006Yun et al.D14/315
D523429Notebook personal computerJune, 2006LinD14/318
D517063Electronic computerMarch, 2006Nakajima et al.D14/318
D504889Electronic deviceMay, 2005Andre et al.
20050041378Electronic apparatus having a housingFebruary, 2005Hamada et al.361/680
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D493785Computing deviceAugust, 2004Andre et al.
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Other References:
Photographs of Sony VAIO PCG-4G1L, available at least as early as May 8, 2006.
Apple MacBook Air, available Jan. 15, 2008, http://images.apple.com/macbookair/images/design—gal01—20080115.jpg.
Apple MacBook Air, available Jan. 15, 2008, http://images.apple.com/macbookair/images/design—gal02—20080115.jpg.
Apple MacBook Air, available Jan. 15, 2008, http://images.apple.com/macbookair/images/design—gal03—20080115.jpg.
Apple MacBook Air, available Jan. 15, 2008, http://images.apple.com/macbookair/images/design—gal04—20080115.jpg.
Apple MacBook Air, available Jan. 15, 2008, http://images.apple.com/macbookair/images/design—thinair20080115.jpg.
Apple MacBook Air, available Jan. 15, 2008, http://images.apple.com/macbookair/images/design—displayair20080115.jpg.
Apple MacBook Air, available Jan. 15, 2008, http://images.apple.com/macbookair/images/design—keyboardair20080115.jpg.
Apple MacBook Air, available Jan. 15, 2008, http://images.apple.com/macbookair/images/design—gal08—20080115.
Primary Examiner:
Nunn, Freda S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Saidman DesignLaw Group
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for a portable computer, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front, top view of a portable computer showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a detail front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a detail left side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a detail left side view thereof;

FIG. 8 is another detail left side detail view thereof;

FIG. 9 is another detail left side view thereof;

FIG. 10 is another detail left side view thereof;

FIG. 11 is another detail left side view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 14 is a front view thereof showing the portable computer in an open position;

FIG. 15 is a detail front view thereof;

FIG. 16 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 17 is a front view thereof, showing the portable computer in a partially open position;

FIG. 18 is another front view thereof, showing the portable computer in a

FIG. 19 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 20 is a top, right side view thereof;

FIG. 21 is a detail right side view thereof;

FIG. 22 is a detail left view thereof;

FIG. 23 is a detail top, right view thereof;

FIG. 24 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 25 is a detail top view thereof;

FIG. 26 is a right side view showing a second embodiment of our new design;

FIG. 27 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 28 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 29 is a top, front view thereof, showing the portable computer in a closed position;

FIG. 30 is a detail top, left, front view thereof;

FIG. 31 is a detail right side view thereof;

FIG. 32 is a detail right side view thereof;

FIG. 33 is right side view thereof; showing the portable computer in a partially open position;

FIG. 34 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 35 is top, front view thereof;

FIG. 36 is a right side view thereof; showing the portable computer in a

FIG. 37 is a front view thereof; showing the portable computer in a partially open position;

FIG. 38 is a front view thereof; showing the portable computer in a closed position;

FIG. 39 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 40 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 41 is a detail right side view thereof, showing the portable computer in an open position;

FIG. 42 is a detail front view thereof;

FIG. 43 is a top view thereof, showing the portable computer in a closed position;

FIG. 44 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 45 is a detail top, front view thereof showing the computer in an open position;

FIG. 46 is a detail top right view thereof; and,

FIG. 47 is another detail top right view thereof.

The electronic device has a metallic-looking housing, black keys and base pads, a black hinge portion and a translucent, somewhat reflective screen. The metallic-looking portions of the device may contrast with the black portions. The housing may be smooth or textured. The portions shown on the screen of our electronic device are exemplary only and form no part of the claimed design. Trademarks and labeling, such as the Apple logo, form no part of the claimed design.