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United States Patent D558,199
Fiorentino December 25, 2007

USB flash memory device and carrier


CLAIM The ornamental design for a USB flash memory device and carrier, as shown and described.
Inventors: Fiorentino; Carl F. (Miami, FL)
Assignee: Ultra Products, Inc. (Fletcher, OH)
Appl. No.: D/275,044
Filed: December 11, 2006

Current U.S. Class: D14/436 ; D14/480.5
Current International Class: 1402
Field of Search: D14/137,156,167,240,242,299,348,356,384-5,402,432-6,496 257/315 439/518,139,141,144,140,638 365/63,131 710/74,62 361/685-6

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Primary Examiner: Webster; Robin V
Assistant Examiner: Kearney; Karen E
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Greenberg Traurig, LLP


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a USB flash memory device and carrier in accordance with my new design.

FIG. 2 is an exploded perspective view thereof, wherein the USB flash memory device is shown separate and disengaged from its carrier.

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a front view thereof.

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof.

FIG. 6 is a left side view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken lines outlining electrical contacts, raised gripping surfaces, and attachment points between the USB flash memory device and carrier shown in FIGS. 1 6 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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