Easy To Use Patents Search & Patent Lawyer Directory

At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.

Search All Patents:

  This Patent May Be For Sale or Lease. Contact Us

  Is This Your Patent? Claim This Patent Now.

Register or Login To Download This Patent As A PDF

United States Patent D794,597
Ookawa August 15, 2017

Telephone base unit


CLAIM I claim the ornamental design for a telephone base unit, as shown and described.
Inventors: Ookawa; Takayuki (Osaka, JP)
Name City State Country Type

Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Osaka-shi, Osaka


Appl. No.: D/539,936
Filed: September 18, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D14/150
Current International Class: 1403
Field of Search: ;D14/140,142,144,149,150,151,240,251-253,299,434,447,496 ;D21/517 ;D13/107,108,118 ;379/426,449,455,457,428.01,428.02,428.03,428.04,70 ;710/303,304 ;D24/169,186,187,188,200,231,232

References Cited [Referenced By]

U.S. Patent Documents
D558749 January 2008 Furuno
D570324 June 2008 Furuno
D570325 June 2008 Hasegawa et al.
D576997 September 2008 Furuno
D601259 September 2009 Guthrie
D635118 March 2011 Nakajima
D657771 April 2012 Sakamoto
D678238 March 2013 Furuno
D678855 March 2013 Shadovitz
D709852 July 2014 Yoshida
D714251 September 2014 Ookawa
D714754 October 2014 Moriyama
D714755 October 2014 Ookawa
2012/0129512 May 2012 Kanai
2012/0219147 August 2012 Suzuki

Other References

Telephone Bases. (Design-.COPYRGT. Questel). orbit.com [online PDF] 39 pages. Print Dates range from Dec. 21, 2010 to Apr. 14, 2016 [retrieved on Oct. 27, 2016] https://sobjprd.questel.fr/export/QPTUJ214/pdf2/c50bd1b2-4937-4582-8704-8- 91b7404a81b-221615.pdf. cited by examiner .
Koninklijke Philips N. V., "Philips Cordless Phone D2051B 25 min Answering Machine 1.6'' Display/ Amber Backlight Speakerphone," D20516/23, obtained from internet address <http://www.p4c.philips.com/cgi-bin/dcbint/cpindex.pl?slg=en&scy=es&ct- n=D2051B/23> on Sep. 10, 2015, 1 page. cited by applicant.

Primary Examiner: Hattan; Susan Bennett
Assistant Examiner: Horse; Marie Fast
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Brinks Gilson & Lione


FIG. 1 is a diametric perspective view of a telephone base unit of the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a rear and top perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a first side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a second side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken lines shown represent portions of the telephone base unit that form no part of the claimed design. In addition, the dot-dash lines shown in FIGS. 1-8 define the bounds of the claimed design.

* * * * *

File A Patent Application

  • Protect your idea -- Don't let someone else file first. Learn more.

  • 3 Easy Steps -- Complete Form, application Review, and File. See our process.

  • Attorney Review -- Have your application reviewed by a Patent Attorney. See what's included.