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United States Patent D638,828
Melanson ,   et al. May 31, 2011

Case

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a case, as shown and described.
Inventors: Melanson; Chris (Fort Collins, CO), Michie; Jane (Wellington, CO)
Assignee: Otter Products, LLC (Fort Collins, CO)
Appl. No.: D/378,259
Filed: November 2, 2010

Current U.S. Class: D14/250
Current International Class: 1403
Field of Search: D14/250-253,440,203.7,217,496,203.3 D3/201,218,269,301,273,303 D13/103 220/4.02 224/191,240,241,245,682-683 248/309.1 361/679.56 379/426,433.11,455 455/575.1,575.8 190/100 206/305,320

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
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Other References

OtterBox IPHONE 4 Defender Series Case, <URL:http://www.otterbox.com/iPhone-4-Defender-Series-Case/APL2-I4XXX,- default,pd.html?dwvar.sub.--APL2-I4XXX.sub.--color=20&start=1&cgid=verizon- -iphone4-cases>, retrieved from internet Mar. 9, 2011. cited by examiner .
Griffin Survivor Extreme-Duty Case for iPhone 4, <URL:http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/survivor-iphone4>, retrieved from internet Mar. 9, 2011. cited by examiner.

Primary Examiner: Spear; Robert M.
Assistant Examiner: Wright; Carla

Description



FIG. 1 is a front isometric view of a case showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear isometric view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken line perimeter of the large unshaded rectangular region on the front of the case in FIGS. 1 and 3 represents a boundary of the claimed design. All other broken lines depict unclaimed environment. The broken lines and unshaded regions bounded by broken lines form no part of the claimed design.

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