United States Patent D671930

Akana, Jody (San Francisco, CA, US)
Andre, Bartley K. (Menlo Park, CA, US)
Bataillou, Jeremy (San Francisco, 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)
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)
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): 1403
Field of Search:
D14/250-253, D14/440, D14/203, D14/217, D14/496, D14/248, D14/238.1, D14/218, D3/201, D3/218, D3/269, D3/301, D3/273, D3/303, D13/103, D13/107-108, 220/4.02, 248/309.1, 361/679.56, 379/426, 379/433.11, 379/455, 455/575.1, 455/575.8, 190/100, 206/305, 206/320, 206/701
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US Patent References:
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Foreign References:
JPD1241383June, 2005
Other References:
iPhone 4 Metal Element Case with Screen Protector & Back Plate (Silver), , retrieved from internet Jan. 11, 2012.
iPhone FAQ News Article: “Apple Offering Free iPhone 4 Bumper Cases After Sep. 30”, published Sep. 18, 2010, , retrieved from internet Jan. 12, 2012.
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Primary Examiner:
Wright, Carla Jobe
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC

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


Examples of a device that may be used with the present invention may be found in U.S. application Ser. Nos. 29/360,036 and 29/360,110.

FIG. 1 is a bottom front perspective view of a cover showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top front perspective view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a left side view thereof; and,

FIG. 9 is a right side view thereof.

The shade lines in the Figures show contour and not surface ornamentation.

The broken lines in the figures show portions of the cover which form no part of the claimed design.