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United States Patent D749,077
Akana ,   et al. February 9, 2016

Housing for an electronic device


CLAIM The ornamental design for a housing for an electronic device, as shown and described.
Inventors: Akana; Jody (San Francisco, CA), Andre; Bartley K. (Palo Alto, CA), Bataillou; Jeremy (San Francisco, CA), Corbin; Sean Stewart (San Jose, CA), Coster; Daniel J. (San Francisco, CA), De Iuliis; Daniele (San Francisco, CA), Franklin; Jeremy Contini (San Francisco, CA), Gibbs; Kevin David (Menlo Park, CA), Hankey; M. Evans (San Francisco, CA), Hoenig; Julian (San Francisco, CA), Howarth; Richard P. (San Francisco, CA), Ive; Jonathan P. (San Francisco, CA), Kerr; Duncan Robert (San Francisco, CA), McClure; Stephen (San Francisco, CA), Nishibori; Shin (Kailua, HI), Rohrbach; Matthew Dean (San Francisco, CA), Russell-Clarke; Peter (San Francisco, CA), Stringer; Christopher J. (Woodside, CA), Whang; Eugene Antony (San Francisco, CA), Zorkendorfer; Rico (San Francisco, CA)
Name City State Country Type

Apple Inc.



Assignee: Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA)
Appl. No.: D/496,380
Filed: July 11, 2014

Related U.S. Patent Documents

Application NumberFiling DatePatent NumberIssue Date
29438868Dec 4, 2012D710855
29385793Dec 4, 2012D671947

Current U.S. Class: D14/439
Current International Class: 1402
Field of Search: ;D14/341-347,424,425,432-453,464,468,469,471,496,511,138AA,138AD,138C,138G,203.1-203.8,217,238.1,248,250,257,299

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Primary Examiner: Pratt; Deanna L
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.


FIG. 1 is a bottom front perspective view of a housing for an electronic device showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof.

The shade lines in the Figures show contour and not surface ornamentation.

The broken lines in the Figures show portions of the housing for an electronic device that form no part of the claimed design.

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