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United States Patent D848,408
Akana ,   et al. May 14, 2019

Case for electronic communication device


CLAIM The ornamental design for a case for electronic communication 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/538,816
Filed: September 8, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D14/250
Current International Class: 1403
Field of Search: ;D3/218,232,233,239,242,245-251,269,273,301,303 ;D13/103,107,108,119,133,147 ;D14/137,138R,138AA,138C,138G,203.3-203.7,217,238.1,247,248,250,251-253,440

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D677249 March 2013 Li
D684539 June 2013 Akana et al.
D684976 June 2013 Akana et al.
D703145 April 2014 Akana
D711312 August 2014 Tien
D711863 August 2014 Wen
D713350 September 2014 Akana
D713796 September 2014 Akana
D718293 November 2014 Namminga
D718754 December 2014 To
D721649 January 2015 Tsai
D721687 January 2015 To
D722043 February 2015 Requa
D723530 March 2015 Namminga
D727907 April 2015 Higashi
D731434 June 2015 Akana
D756980 May 2016 Beeman
D788759 June 2017 Akana
D789346 June 2017 Akana
2010/0124040 May 2010 Diebel
Foreign Patent Documents
D1493988 Apr 2014 JP

Other References

US. Appl. No. 29/501,654, filed Sep. 5, 2014; Akana et al. cited by applicant .
U.S. Appl. No. 29/538,665, filed Sep. 4, 2015; inventor(s) to be determined. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Krakower; Susan E
Assistant Examiner: Grabenstetter; L. A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.


FIG. 1 is a bottom front perspective view of a case for electronic communication device showing the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a top front perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 9 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 10 is an enlarged top plan view of the encircled region in FIG. 2; and,

FIG. 11 is an enlarged detail view taken from the encircled region in FIG. 2.

The dashed broken lines in the figures represent environmental subject matter, and form no part of the claimed design.

The dot-dash broken lines are included in FIGS. 2, 10, and 11 to delineate the portion of the case for electronic communication device shown in an enlarged scale in FIGS. 10 and 11.

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