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Publication numberUSD359479 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/003,560
Publication dateJun 20, 1995
Filing dateJan 12, 1993
Publication number003560, 29003560, US D359479 S, US D359479S, US-S-D359479, USD359479 S, USD359479S
InventorsTimothy J. Jondrow, Michael D. Derocher
Original AssigneeHewlett-Packard Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Computer input device
US D359479 S
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a computer input device, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of a computer input device showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the computer input device slightly enlarged as compared to FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a left-side elevational view of the computer input device;

FIG. 4 is a right-side elevational view of the computer input device;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view of the computer input device;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view of the computer input device;

FIG. 7 is a rear elevational view of the computer input device;

FIG. 8 is a front elevational view of the computer input device;

FIG. 9 is a top perspective view of the computer input device shown in expanded position;

FIG. 10 is a front elevational view of the computer input device;

FIG. 11 is a rear elevational view of the computer input device;

FIG. 12 is a top plan view of the device;

FIG. 13 is a bottom plan view of the computer input device;

FIG. 14 is a left-side elevational view of the computer input device; and,

FIG. 15 is a right-side elevational view of the computer input device.

The extension arm in FIGS. 2, 6-13 is partially shown for ease of illustration. The computer input device is shown in an expanded position in FIGS. 10-15.

Non-Patent Citations
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US6304249Sep 24, 1999Oct 16, 2001Hewlett-Packard CompanyCollapsible portable mouse
US7053884 *Apr 30, 2002May 30, 2006Darfon Electronics Corp.Input apparatus with supporting arm
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD14/407