Connector for a computer cable

- NeXT Computer, Inc.

FIG. 1 is a top, right, front perspective view of a connector for a computer cable showing my new design, it being understood that the broken lines are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side being a mirror image of that shown;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof; and

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof.

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  • Patton Electronics Co. Catalog 4, 1987, p. 16, Asynchronous Short Range Modem (Model 110). Inmac Computer Accessories catalog, Apr. 1987, p. 57, Double-Shielded Ultra Cable. Frogdesign Harmut Esslinger, Inc., Frogart, 1988.
Patent History
Patent number: D317291
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 30, 1988
Date of Patent: Jun 4, 1991
Assignee: NeXT Computer, Inc. (Redwood City, CA)
Inventor: Hartmut Esslinger (Los Gatos, CA)
Primary Examiner: James M. Gandy
Assistant Examiner: Melody Brown
Attorneys: Robert R. Jackson, Laurence S. Rogers, Doreen F. Shulman
Application Number: 7/214,109