Electronic view finder
Document Type and Number:
United States Patent D798937

Petty, Grant (Victoria, AU)
Kidd, Simon (Victoria, AU)
Elford, Stuart (Victoria, AU)
Smith, Shannon (Victoria, AU)
Cornish, Michael (Victoria, AU)
Noble, Joel (Victoria, AU)
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Blackmagic Design Pty Ltd (Port Melbourne Victoria, AU)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1605
Field of Search:
D16/130, D16/200, D16/202, D16/204, D16/205, D16/208, D16/219, D16/220, D16/237
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Primary Examiner:
Kearney, Karen E.
Assistant Examiner:
Otte, John M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Saidman DesignLaw Group, LLC

1. The ornamental design for an electronic view finder, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a rear, left, top, perspective view of an electronic view finder showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof in a partially extended position;

FIG. 3 is a rear, right, perspective view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 9 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a rear, left bottom, perspective view thereof; and,

FIG. 11 is a rear, right, bottom, perspective view thereof.

The broken lines illustrate portions of the “electronic view finder” and form no part of the claimed design.