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United States Patent D789,346
Akana ,   et al. June 13, 2017

Case for mobile communications device


CLAIM The ornamental design for a case for mobile communications device, as shown and described.
Inventors: Akana; Jody (San Francisco, CA), Anderson; Molly (San Francisco, CA), Andre; Bartley K. (Palo Alto, CA), Aoyagi; Shota (San Francisco, CA), Ashcroft; Anthony Michael (San Francisco, 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), Rohrbach; Matthew Dean (San Francisco, CA), Russell-Clarke; Peter (San Francisco, CA), Shaffer; Benjamin Andrew (San Jose, CA), Silvanto; Mikael (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/538,665
Filed: September 4, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D14/250
Current International Class: 1403
Field of Search: ;D14/238.1,440,203.3-203.7,217,240,248,251-253,447,496,250 ;D3/201,218,247,269,273,301,303 ;D13/103,107-108,119

References Cited [Referenced By]

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D606751 December 2009 Andre et al.
D619361 July 2010 Andre et al.
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Other References

Review of Apple Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6 and 6S, published on Dec. 8, 2015, URL:<http://www.theverge.com/2015/12/8/9867996/apple-smart-battery-cas- e-iphone-6-6s-hands-on>, retrieved from internet on Mar. 14, 2017. cited by examiner .
iPhone 6/6S Smart Battery Case--White, URL:<http://www.apple.com/shop/product/MGQM2LL/A/iphone-6-6s-smart-bat- tery-case-white>, retrieved from internet on Mar. 14, 2017. cited by examiner .
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Primary Examiner: Wright; Carla Jobe
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a case for mobile communications device showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a front view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a rear view thereof.

The broken lines in the figures show portions of the case for mobile communications device that form no part of the claimed design.

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