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Publication numberUSD658185 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/371,692
Publication dateApr 24, 2012
Filing dateJul 18, 2011
Priority dateSep 30, 2009
Also published asUSD642578
Publication number29371692, 371692, US D658185 S1, US D658185S1, US-S1-D658185, USD658185 S1, USD658185S1
InventorsYoshitaka Aoki
Original AssigneeSony Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Memory card adapter
US D658185 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a memory card adapter, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a first embodiment of a memory card adapter showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof; and

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of a second embodiment of a memory card adapter showing my new design;

FIG. 9 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 13 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 14 is a bottom plan view thereof.

Portions in broken lines are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of claimed design. Dot-dash broken lines define boundaries of, but are not included in, the claimed design.

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