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United States Patent D807,884
Blanchette ,   et al. January 16, 2018

Tactile braille tablet

Claims


CLAIM The ornamental design for a tactile Braille tablet, as shown and described.
Inventors: Blanchette; Luc (Montreal, CA), Lapointe; Eric (Montreal, CA), Bourque; Georges (Montreal, CA), Santerre; Guy (Varennes, CA), McKenzie-Faucher; Sebastien (Brossard, CA), Labbe; Dominic R. (McMasterville, CA)
Applicant:
Name City State Country Type

TECHNOLOGIES HUMANWARE INC.

Drummondville (Quebec)

N/A

CA
Assignee: Technologies Humanware Inc. (CA)
Appl. No.: D/545,318
Filed: November 11, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D14/389
Current International Class: 1402
Field of Search: ;D18/1-12.3,46-49 ;D14/125-127,230,307,314,323,336,345,385,422,496,373,371,374-377,341,389 ;705/16,17 ;D99/34,43 ;235/449 ;400/109.1

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Primary Examiner: Hattan; Susan Bennett
Assistant Examiner: Miller; Brett
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Hovey Williams LLP

Description



FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a first variant of the tactile Braille tablet;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a front perspective view of a second variant of the tactile Braille tablet;

FIG. 9 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a left side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 14 is a right side elevational view thereof.

The broken lines depict portions of the tactile Braille tablet that form no part of the claim.

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