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United States Patent D573,978
Ledbetter ,   et al. July 29, 2008

Pair of ear phones

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a pair of ear phones, as shown and described.
Inventors: Ledbetter; Carl J. (Mercer Island, WA), Ikeda; John (Seattle, WA), Nalbandian; Saro (Athens, GR)
Assignee: Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA)
Appl. No.: D/283,840
Filed: August 24, 2007

Current U.S. Class: D14/205
Current International Class: 1401
Field of Search: D14/205-206,223,142,168,188,192,249 181/129-130,135 379/430,431,420,420.02,420.04 381/322,328,324,370,371,373,374,375,380,381,360 455/550.1,569.1,575.1

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
4588867 May 1986 Konomi
5363444 November 1994 Norris
5373555 December 1994 Norris et al.
6574345 June 2003 Huang
6731772 May 2004 Byun
D523846 June 2006 Lee
D554109 October 2007 Ledbetter et al.
D555152 November 2007 Wang
D556741 December 2007 Yeo
D564495 March 2008 Sasaki
D566687 April 2008 Duarte et al.
D568291 May 2008 Andre et al.
Primary Examiner: Greene; Paula A
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Description



FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a pair of ear phones showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a lateral view thereof of an ear phone in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a medial view thereof of an ear phone in FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof of the ear phones in FIG. 1; and

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a front perspective view of ear phones showing an alternative embodiment of our new design;

FIG. 9 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a lateral view thereof of an ear phone in FIG. 8;

FIG. 12 is a medial view thereof of an ear phone in FIG. 8;

FIG. 13 is a top view thereof of the ear phones in FIG. 8; and,

FIG. 14 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken line showing of various regions in the Figures, including the unshaded areas therein, is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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