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Publication numberUSD362432 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/019,133
Publication dateSep 19, 1995
Filing dateFeb 23, 1994
Publication number019133, 29019133, US D362432 S, US D362432S, US-S-D362432, USD362432 S, USD362432S
InventorsMike M. Paull, Steven T. Kaneko, Thomas E. Davies, Jr., Jan Hippen, Penelope C. Yao
Original AssigneeMicrosoft Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Keyboard
US D362432 S
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a keyboard, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a keyboard showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view of the keyboard;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view of the keyboard;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the keyboard;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view of the keyboard;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view of the keyboard; and,

FIG. 7 is a right side elevational view of the keyboard.

Non-Patent Citations
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD14/393