United States Patent D621402

Andre, Bartley K. (Menlo Park, CA, US)
Coster, Daniel J. (San Francisco, CA, US)
De Iuliis, Daniele (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)
Seid, Calvin Q. (Palo Alto, CA, US)
Seid, Legal Representative Vincent Keane (Los Gatos, CA, US)
Stringer, Christopher J. (Woodside, CA, US)
Whang, Eugene Antony (San Francisco, CA, US)
Zorkendorfer, Rico (San Francisco, CA, US)
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Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1402
Field of Search:
200/5A, D14/336, 200/6R, D14/391-399, 400/484-489, 345/169, 341/22, 200/5R, 341/23, D18/7, 200/6A, 345/173, 345/168, 400/492, D18/1, D18/2, 178/17A, 235/145A, 235/145R, 345/160, 178/17C
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US Patent References:
D574378Computing deviceAugust, 2008Andre et al.
D572246Computing deviceJuly, 2008Andre et al.
D558753Computing deviceJanuary, 2008Andre et al.
D556758Keyboard housingDecember, 2007Nguyen et al.D14/391
D543544KeyboardMay, 2007ChengD14/392
D485271Computer keyboardJanuary, 2004KamegiD14/392
D454566KeyboardMarch, 2002Andre et al.D14/396
D446520Computer keyboardAugust, 2001JiD14/392
D445793Computer keyboardJuly, 2001JiD14/392
D436951Data terminal with telephone connection to the internetJanuary, 2001AndresenD14/336
5717430Multimedia computer keyboardFebruary, 1998Copland et al.345/168
D348875Combined two piece computer keyboard unitJuly, 1994WangD14/393
D346161Keyboard for a computerApril, 1994Oh et al.D14/396
D335660KeyboardMay, 1993BuschD14/392

Other References:
Sony X505 Keyboard, available at least as early as May 8, 2005.
Sony VAIO PCG-4G1L, available at least as early as May 8, 2006.
U.S. Appl. No. 29/321,731 entitled “Computing Device” filed Jul. 22, 2008, as amended Oct. 15, 2009.
U.S. Appl. No. 29/321,729 entitled “Computing Device” filed Jul. 22, 2008.
Primary Examiner:
Nunn, Freda S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SAIDMAN DesignLaw Group

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


FIG. 1 is a top, front perspective view of a keyboard showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a 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; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom, rear perspective view thereof.

The portion of the keyboard shown in gray shading represents a metallic-looking surface. The broken line showing is for the purpose of illustrating environmental structure and forms no part of the claimed design.