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Publication numberUSD385542 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/049,616
Publication dateOct 28, 1997
Filing dateJan 5, 1996
Publication number049616, 29049616, US D385542 S, US D385542S, US-S-D385542, USD385542 S, USD385542S
InventorsSteven T. Kaneko, Carl J. Ledbetter, Edie Adams, Kabir Siddiqui
Original AssigneeMicrosoft Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Pointing device
US D385542 S
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a pointing device, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a rear isometric view of a pointing device showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a right side elevational view thereof.

The broken lines are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD14/409