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Title:
Portable computer
United States Patent D611045
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/342664
Publication Date:
03/02/2010
Filing Date:
08/28/2009
Assignee:
Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1402
Field of Search:
D14/315-328, D18/11, 361/679.27, 400/489, 345/87, 455/566, 345/169, 341/22, 341/23, 361/679.09, D18/7, 345/901-905, 345/168, 345/173, D18/1, D18/2, 718/783, 235/145A, 235/145R, 400/486
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US Patent References:
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D572246Computing deviceJuly, 2008Andre et al.D14/315
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D571364Computing deviceJune, 2008Andre et al.
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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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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/imagesidesign—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.jpg.
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 perspective view of a first embodiment of a portable computer showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a bottom front perspective view thereof;

FIG. 9 is a second bottom front perspective view thereof with a latch in an open position;

FIG. 10 is a front, top perspective view thereof, with the portable computer shown in an open position;

FIG. 11 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a left rear view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 14 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 15 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 16 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 17 is a front, bottom perspective view thereof;

FIG. 18 is a front, top perspective view of a second embodiment showing our new design;

FIG. 19 is front view thereof;

FIG. 20 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 21 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 22 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 23 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 24 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 25 is a bottom, front perspective view thereof;

FIG. 26 is a front, top perspective view thereof, with the portable computer shown in an open position;

FIG. 27 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 28 is a left rear view thereof;

FIG. 29 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 30 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 31 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 32 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 33 is a front, bottom perspective view thereof;

FIG. 34 is a front, top perspective view of a third embodiment showing our new design;

FIG. 35 is front view thereof;

FIG. 36 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 37 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 38 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 39 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 40 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 41 is a bottom, front perspective view thereof;

FIG. 42 is a front, top perspective view thereof, with the portable computer shown in an open position;

FIG. 43 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 44 is a left rear view thereof;

FIG. 45 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 46 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 47 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 48 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 49 is a front, bottom perspective view thereof.

The claimed design is shown in relatively bold lines. In some embodiments, certain portions of the design, such as the hinge, keys and feet, may be black. The portion of the portable computer shown in gray shading represents a metallic-looking surface that preferably contrasts with the black portions. The relatively thin shade lines show contour and not surface ornamentation. The parallel diagonal shade lines represent a translucent surface. All broken lines represent environmental subject matter that forms no part of the claimed design.