United States Patent D671898

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)
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)
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Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA, US)
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International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1303
Field of Search:
D13/133, D13/147, D13/154, D13/184, 439/350, 439/352, 439/607.01, 439/607.04, 439/607.05, 439/607.17, 439/607.25, 439/607.34, 439/607.41, 439/607.53, 439/660, 439/680
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US Patent References:
D620450ConnectorJuly, 2010Andre et al.
D618178ConnectorJune, 2010Andre et al.
D607831ConnectorJanuary, 2010Andre et al.
7540773Connector assembly with improved strain relief structureJune, 2009Ko
D553092Plug for electrical connectionOctober, 2007Arai et al.
D550158Breakout for cable assemblySeptember, 2007Victor
20070072443Magnetic connector for electronic deviceMarch, 2007Rohrbach et al.
20070072442Electromagnetic connector for electronic deviceMarch, 2007DiFonzo et al.
D514524Angled scart cable headFebruary, 2006Suckle
D447121Moisture proof end capAugust, 2001Yim
D415111Connector hood for electrical cableOctober, 1999Lee
D349099Remote electrical connectorJuly, 1994Robertson, Jr. et al.

Other References:
Apple Inc., MacBook Pro, www.apple.com, available as early as Jan. 14, 2006.
U.S. Appl. No. 29/362,038, filed May 19, 2010, entitled “Connector”.
U.S. Appl. No. 29/345,272, filed Oct. 13, 2009, entitled “Magnetic Connector”.
Primary Examiner:
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SAIDMAN DesignLaw Group (Silver Spring, MD, US)

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


FIG. 1 is a top, front perspective view of a connector showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom, front 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; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken lines illustrate environmental structure and form no part of the claimed design.