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United States Patent D770,456
Akana ,   et al. November 1, 2016

Adapter

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for an adapter, as shown and described.
Inventors: Akana; Jody (San Francisco, CA), Andre; Bartley K. (Palo Alto, CA), Bataillou; Jeremy (San Francisco, CA), Coster; Daniel J. (San Francisco, CA), De Iuliis; Daniele (San Francisco, 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), Nishibori; Shin (Kaliua, 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)
Applicant:
Name City State Country Type

Apple Inc.

Cupertino

CA

US
Assignee: Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA)
Appl. No.: D/557,995
Filed: March 14, 2016

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Current U.S. Class: D14/433
Current International Class: 1402
Field of Search: ;D14/356-358,383-385,420,426,427,432-439,447,453,454,217,253,299 ;D13/107,108,133,146,147,152,154,156,158,162,162.1,168,173,177,153 ;439/131,172-174,373,378,607.41,607.55,607.34,40 ;361/679.08,679.56,679.21,679.4 ;174/359

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

Description



FIG. 1 is a top front perspective of an adapter showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof, the rear view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a side view thereof, the other side view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom view thereof.

The dashed broken lines in the figures show portions of the adapter that form no part of the claimed design.

The dot-dash broken lines in the figures show boundaries that form no part of the claimed design.

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

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