Title:
Actuator
United States Patent D821982


Inventors:
Fujii, Katsuhito (Tokyo, JP)
Matsuda, Takeshi (Tokyo, JP)
Watanabe, Yoshinori (Tokyo, JP)
Akita, Yuki (Tokyo, JP)
Application Number:
29/598493
Publication Date:
07/03/2018
Filing Date:
03/27/2017
Assignee:
SMK Corporation (Tokyo, JP)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D14/240
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1303
Field of Search:
D13/118, D13/158, D13/162, D13/170, D13/171, D13/172, D13/173, D13/174, D13/184, D14/240, D15/5, D15/7, D15/9, D15/143, D15/148, D15/199
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Other References:
“Development of the “FBS Series” Quick Active Actuator which Provides an Excellent Clicking Sensation,” FBS Series Quick Active Actuator pictured therein, as posted at SMK.co.jp [online], date released Mar. 26, 2014, [site visited Feb. 14, 2018]. Available from the Internet,.
Primary Examiner:
Asch, Jeffrey D.
Assistant Examiner:
Caruso, Rebekah A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Locke Lord LLP
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for an actuator, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of an actuator according to a first embodiment of our new ornamental design;

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a right-side view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a cross-sectional view taken along the line A-A in FIG. 3;

FIG. 9 is a front perspective view of an actuator according to a second embodiment of our new ornamental design;

FIG. 10 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 14 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 15 is a right-side view thereof; and,

FIG. 16 is a cross-sectional view taken along the line A-A in FIG. 11.