Title:
Band
United States Patent D724469
Inventors:
Akana, Jody (San Francisco, CA, US)
Andre, Bartley K. (Palo Alto, CA, US)
Aoyagi, Shota (San Francisco, CA, US)
Ashcroft, Anthony Michael (San Francisco, CA, US)
Bataillou, Jeremy (San Francisco, CA, US)
Coster, Daniel J. (San Francisco, CA, US)
De Iuliis, Daniele (San Francisco, CA, US)
Hankey, Evans M. (San Francisco, CA, US)
Hoenig, Julian (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)
Newson, Marc A. (London, GB)
Rohrbach, Matthew Dean (San Francisco, CA, US)
Russell-clarke, Peter (San Francisco, CA, US)
Shaffer, Benjamin Andrew (San Jose, CA, US)
Silvanto, Mikael (San Francisco, CA, US)
Stringer, Christopher J. (Woodside, CA, US)
Whang, Eugene Antony (San Francisco, CA, US)
Zörkendörfer, Rico (San Francisco, CA, US)
Application Number:
29/498995
Publication Date:
03/17/2015
Filing Date:
08/11/2014
Assignee:
Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1101
Field of Search:
D11/1-25, D10/30-39, D10/70, D10/46, 24/456, 24/574.1, 24/587.11, 24/587.12, 24/578.15, 600/301, 224/164, 224/175, 368/276, 368/281, 368/282, 368/285
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Primary Examiner:
Rademaker, Garth
Assistant Examiner:
Pellegrini, Melanie
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
Claims:
CLAIM

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

Description:

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

FIG. 2 is a bottom rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 9 is a perspective view thereof in an environment in which it may be used.

The broken lines in FIG. 9 show environment that forms no part of the claimed design.