United States Patent D671948

Akana, Jody (San Francisco, CA, US)
Andre, Bartley K. (Menlo Park, CA, US)
Bataillou, Jeremy (San Francisco, CA, US)
Coster, Daniel J. (San Francisco, CA, US)
De Iuliis, Daniele (San Francisco, CA, US)
Hankey, Evans (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)
Nishibori, Shin (Kailua, HI, US)
Rohrbach, Matthew Dean (San Francisco, CA, US)
Russell-clarke, Peter (San Francisco, 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)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1402
Field of Search:
D14/439, D14/440, D14/345, D14/341-344, D14/346, D14/371, D14/125-129, D14/327, D14/248, 206/320, 206/576, 206/305, 206/215, 206/232, 206/524, 206/425, 206/472, 206/224, 206/312, 206/387.13, 206/307, 206/387.1, 206/756, D3/286, D3/283, D3/295, D3/273, D3/303, D3/247, D3/215, D3/245, D3/232, D3/900, D3/249, D3/201, D3/276, D3/294, D3/301, D3/319, D3/203.1, D3/323, D3/227, 224/929, 708/110, 190/109, 190/100, 190/119, 190/901, 361/683, 361/725, 361/681, 361/686, 361/679, 229/87.5, 229/67.1, 229/800, 220/522, 220/4.23, 345/169, 345/104, 345/156, 345/168, 345/173, 345/179, 345/672, 345/174, 150/147, 150/135, 402/2, 402/70-79, 402/500-502, 281/45, 281/38, 281/31, 281/29, 281/19.1, 281/34, D19/3, D19/26, D19/27, D19/33, D19/75, D19/86, D19/22, D19/90, D19/59, D19/60, D19/78, D19/83, D18/7, D18/17, D18/18, 383/97, 383/4, 383/110, 178/18.03, 178/18.01, 349/12, 428/332, D6/632, D6/407, D6/596, D6/601, D6/310, D6/611, D6/502, D6/583, D6/582, D6/595, 248/458, D13/102, D13/184, D20/18, D20/27, D20/42, 40/654.01, 40/536, D15/122, D21/480, D21/690, D25/48, D12/401, D12/182, D12/203, D12/400, D12/191, D24/205, D24/206, D24/200, D24/188, D24/207, D24/212, D24/215, 280/808, 112/420, 5/420, 604/308, 601/15, 601/108, 601/112, 601/60, 601/64, 601/70, 601/71, 160/370.23, 160/370.21, D7/629, D7/392.1, D28/7, D28/8, D28/83, D28/84, D28/82, 15/118, D32/40, 424/443, 442/123, D23/304, D9/435
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Primary Examiner:
Attorney, Agent or Firm:

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


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a cover showing our new 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 bottom view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a side view thereof, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof.

The broken line portions are not claimed.

The shade lines in the Figures show contour and not surface ornamentation.