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Publication numberUSD641709 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/380,052
Publication dateJul 19, 2011
Filing dateNov 30, 2010
Priority dateJan 16, 2009
Also published asUSD606497, USD628536, USD651981, USD696199
Publication number29380052, 380052, US D641709 S1, US D641709S1, US-S1-D641709, USD641709 S1, USD641709S1
InventorsHung Viet Ngo
Original AssigneeFci Americas Technology Llc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Vertical electrical connector
US D641709 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a vertical electrical connector, as shown and described.

This application is related by subject matter to U.S. Provisional patent application Ser. No. 12/687,237, filed on Jan. 15, 2010, now U.S. Pat. No. 20100184339 and is further related by subject matter to U.S. Design patent application Ser. Nos. 29/331,013 filed on Jan. 16, 2009, now U.S. Pat. No. D608,293; 29/331,017 filed on Jan. 16, 2009, now U.S. Pat. No. D610,548 ; and 29/330,990 filed on Jan. 16, 2009, now U.S. Pat. No. D606,496 and is further related by subject matter to U.S. Design Pat. No. D623,138 and U.S. patent application Ser. No. 29/345,808, filed Oct. 22, 2009, now U.S. Pat. No. D631,442.

FIG. 1 is a top, left, rear perspective view of a vertical electrical connector according to my design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevation view thereof;

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

FIG. 7 is a right side elevation view thereof.

The broken line portion of the figure drawings is included to show unclaimed subject matter only and forms no part of the claimed design.

In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is a vertical 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, D13/147