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Title:
Portable computer
United States Patent D674382
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/415258
Publication Date:
01/15/2013
Filing Date:
03/08/2012
Assignee:
Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1402
Field of Search:
D14/315-327, D18/1, D18/2, D18/7, D18/11, 235/145A, 235/145R, 341/22, 341/23, 345/104, 345/156, 345/168, 345/169, 345/173, 361/679.08, 361/679.09, 361/679.11, 361/679.26, 361/679.27
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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 top view of a portable computer showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top view of a second embodiment thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view of a third embodiment thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view of a fourth embodiment thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view of a fifth embodiment thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a top view of a sixth embodiment thereof.

The portion of the portable computer shown in gray shading in FIGS. 2, 4, and 6 represents a metallic surface. The dot-dash broken lines represent an unclaimed border of the claimed design. The dashed broken lines represent environmental subject matter that forms no part of the claimed design.