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Publication numberUSD618181 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/334,906
Publication dateJun 22, 2010
Filing dateApr 3, 2009
Priority dateApr 3, 2009
Publication number29334906, 334906, US D618181 S1, US D618181S1, US-S1-D618181, USD618181 S1, USD618181S1
InventorsCharles M. Gross, John David Dodds
Original AssigneeFci Americas Technology, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Asymmetrical electrical connector
US D618181 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for an asymmetrical electrical connector, as shown and described.

This application is related by subject matter to U.S. patent application Ser. No. 29/334,904 entitled “Electrical Connector” filed on even date herewith.

FIG. 1 is a top, left, rear perspective view of an asymmetrical electrical connector according to our design;

FIG. 2 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

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

FIG. 7 is a front elevation view thereof.

The broken line in the figure drawings is included to show the environment of unclaimed subject matter only and forms no part of the claimed design. The dash-dot line represents the boundary of the claimed design.

In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is an electrical connector in the form of an electrical connector housing configured for retaining a plurality of electrical contacts.

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U.S. ClassificationD13/154