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United States Patent D720,700
Evers ,   et al. January 6, 2015

Banana plug adapter

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a banana plug adapter, as shown and described.
Inventors: Evers; Maaike Louise (San Francisco, CA), Britt, Jr.; Joe Freeman (Los Altos, CA), Simonian; Michael (San Francisco, CA)
Applicant:
Name City State Country Type

Evers; Maaike Louise
Britt, Jr.; Joe Freeman
Simonian; Michael

San Francisco
Los Altos
San Francisco

CA
CA
CA

US
US
US
Assignee: Google Inc. (Mountain View, CA)
Appl. No.: D/431,770
Filed: September 11, 2012

Current U.S. Class: D13/151
Current International Class: 1303
Field of Search: ;D13/133-134,151,155,156,184,199 ;D14/432-433 ;439/583,585,730,745,807,825-827 ;174/68.1,70R,72C,75D,74A

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
3697931 October 1972 Achten
3828305 August 1974 Hogendobler
4468083 August 1984 Lee et al.
4824405 April 1989 Derain
5011438 April 1991 Awbrey
D544448 June 2007 Hull et al.
7955144 June 2011 Thoerner

Other References

Monoprice Copper Speaker Banana Plugs--Closed Screw Type. Available at: http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c.sub.--id=104&cp.sub.--id=- 10401&cs.sub.--id=1040115&p.sub.--id=2801&seq=1&format=2. Visited on Nov. 6, 2012. cited by applicant .
Monoprice Copper Speaker Banana Plugs--Open Screw Type. Available at: http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c.sub.--id=104&cp.sub.--id=- 10401&cs.sub.--id=1040115&p.sub.--id=9437&seq=1&format=2. Visited on Nov. 6, 2012. cited by applicant .
Ocelot Banana Plugs by Sewell--Open Screw Type. Available at: http://www.amazon.com/Ocelot-Banana-Plated-Connectors-Sewell/dp/B003BKW2K- 2/ref=sr.sub.--1.sub.--2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1352237426&sr=1-2&keywo- rds=banana+plug. Visited on Nov. 6, 2012. cited by applicant .
Sewell Direct Silverback Banana Plugs. Available at: http://www.amazon.com/Sewell-Direct-SW-29751-6-Silverback-Banana/dp/B005E- 1CGZC/ref=sr.sub.--1.sub.--3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1352237426&sr=1-3&k- eywords=banana+plug. Visited on Nov. 6, 2012. cited by applicant .
GLS Audio Black Chrome Series--Generation 4 Gold Connector Banana Plugs. Available at: http://www.amazon.com/GLS-Audio-Chrome--Generation-Connector/dp/B000QIZXH- G/ref=sr.sub.--1.sub.--12?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1352237426&sr=1-12&key- words=banana+plug. Visited on Nov. 6, 2012. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Holland; Derrick
Assistant Examiner: Calve; Lauren
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Morris & Kamlay LLP

Description



FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a banana plug adapter according to our design;

FIG. 2 is a second perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is an end view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a second end view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a second side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is an exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a second exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 9 is a third exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a fourth exploded perspective view thereof;

FIG. 11 is an exploded side view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a second exploded side view thereof; and,

FIG. 13 is a third exploded side view thereof.

The broken lines shown represent unclaimed subject matter and form no part of the claimed design.

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