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United States Patent D643,416
Chong ,   et al. August 16, 2011



CLAIM The ornamental design for an earphone, substantially as shown and described.
Inventors: Chong; Mingliang (Singapore, SG), Xiang; Fei (Singapore, SG), Ang; Huang Pheng Vince (Singapore, SG)
Assignee: Creative Technology Ltd (Singapore, SG)
Appl. No.: D/363,147
Filed: June 4, 2010

Foreign Application Priority Data

Dec 18, 2009 [SG] D2009/1138/F

Current U.S. Class: D14/223
Current International Class: 1401
Field of Search: D14/205,206,223 181/129,130,135 379/430,420.04,420.03,433.01,433.04,433.03 381/380,381,328 D24/174 128/864,865 455/90.1,90.3,569.1,575.1

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Primary Examiner: Greene; Paula


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an earphone showing our new design, the cord is drawn broken away for indeterminate length;

FIG. 2 is a front view of the earphone shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is rear view of the earphone shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a left side view of the earphone shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a right side view of the earphone shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a top view of the earphone shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view of the earphone shown in FIG. 1.

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