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Publication numberUSD631467 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/347,899
Publication dateJan 25, 2011
Filing dateJul 19, 2010
Priority dateApr 10, 2009
Also published asUSD668241
Publication number29347899, 347899, US D631467 S1, US D631467S1, US-S1-D631467, USD631467 S1, USD631467S1
InventorsYosuke Shimizu, Masaaki Ohara
Original AssigneeSony Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Cover for connecting terminal of electronic device
US D631467 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a cover for connecting terminal of electronic device, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a front, top, right perspective view of a cover for connecting terminal of electronic device showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear, top, left perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear, right, bottom perspective view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front, left, bottom perspective view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken lines illustrate unclaimed portions of the cover for connecting terminal of electronic device and form no part of the claimed design.

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U.S. ClassificationD14/217, D14/434, D14/432