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Publication numberUSD653621 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/357,015
Publication dateFeb 7, 2012
Filing dateMar 5, 2010
Priority dateApr 3, 2009
Also published asUSD618180
Publication number29357015, 357015, US D653621 S1, US D653621S1, US-S1-D653621, USD653621 S1, USD653621S1
InventorsCharles M. Gross, John David Dodds
Original AssigneeFci Americas Technology Llc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Asymmetrical electrical connector
US D653621 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. 29/334,906 filed Apr. 3, 2009, now U.S. Pat. No. D618,181.

FIG. 1 is a top, left, rear perspective view of an 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 left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

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

FIG. 7 is a front elevation view thereof.

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.

The broken line in the figure drawings is included for the purpose of illustrating environment and forms no part of the claimed design.

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US9048583Jan 31, 2013Jun 2, 2015Fci Americas Technology LlcElectrical connector having ribbed ground plate
USD733662Aug 1, 2014Jul 7, 2015Fci Americas Technology LlcConnector housing for electrical connector
U.S. ClassificationD13/146