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Publication numberUSD618209 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/336,806
Publication dateJun 22, 2010
Filing dateMay 8, 2009
Priority dateSep 5, 2008
Also published asCA129863S, CA129864S, CA129865S, USD596616, USD599330, USD618210, USD639279, USD653236, USD662495, USD675194, USD687419
Publication number29336806, 336806, US D618209 S1, US D618209S1, US-S1-D618209, USD618209 S1, USD618209S1
InventorsBartley K. Andre, Daniel J. Coster, Daniele De Iuliis, Richard P. Howarth, Jonathan P. Ive, Duncan Robert Kerr, Shin Nishibori, Matthew Dean Rohrbach, Peter Russell-Clarke, Douglas B. Satzger, Christopher J. Stringer, Eugene Antony Whang, Rico Zorkendorfer
Original AssigneeApple Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US D618209 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for an earbud, as shown and described.

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

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof, the left side view being a mirror image thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is top plan view thereof, the bottom plan view being a mirror image thereof.

The shading on the rounded feature of the design shows a clear frosted surface.

Non-Patent Citations
1"Skullcandy INK'D Earbuds (Black)", downloaded Jan. 11, 2010,
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12U.S. Appl. No. 29/336,808, filed May 8, 2009, entitled "Earbud".
13U.S. Appl. No. 29/339,483, filed Jun. 30, 2009, entitled "Ear Piece".
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US8848964Dec 20, 2012Sep 30, 2014Tammy ErdelAudio-bypass, safety earbud apparatus and method
U.S. ClassificationD14/205, D14/223