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United States Patent D680,117
Ho April 16, 2013

Docking station for tablet computer


CLAIM The ornamental design for a docking station for tablet computer, as shown and described.
Inventors: Ho; Ming-Ling (New Taipei, TW)
Name City State Country Type

Ho; Ming-Ling

New Taipei


Assignee: Acer Incorporated (New Taipei, TW)
Appl. No.: D/412,894
Filed: February 9, 2012

Foreign Application Priority Data

Jan 12, 2012 [TW] 101300198

Current U.S. Class: D14/434 ; D14/318
Current International Class: 1402
Field of Search: D14/432-434,314,204,420,421,447,217,358,138R,140,142,315,318 D13/107,108,146 D8/373 248/346.03,176.1 361/679.41,679.31,679.32,679.4,679.43,679.55,679.58,679.33,679.27 320/109,112-115 710/15,303 455/557 439/347,534

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
6625015 September 2003 Yin
6643127 November 2003 Richardson
6882524 April 2005 Ulla et al.
6912125 June 2005 Weng
7298610 November 2007 Kim et al.
7440275 October 2008 Schedivy
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D643842 August 2011 Marshall et al.
2002/0135977 September 2002 Yin et al.
2004/0227730 November 2004 Sugihara
2011/0255727 October 2011 Azuchi
Primary Examiner: Nunn; Freda S
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Jianq Chyun IP Office


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a docking station for tablet computer showing my new design in an open state;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view thereof in a closed state with the handle pulled out;

FIG. 9 is a rear view thereof in a closed state with the handle pushed in; and,

FIG. 10 is a perspective view thereof in an open state with a tablet computer mounted.

The broken line showing of the tablet computer in FIG. 10 represent unclaimed environment and form no part thereof. The broken line showing of portions of the docking station for tablet computer in the drawings represent unclaimed portions of the claimed design and form no part thereof.

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