Unit for extension of function of electronic computers

- Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Description

FIG. 1 is a top, front and right side perspective view of a unit for extension of function of electronic computers showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a right side elevational view thereof showing the unit in the operative position wherein the laptop computer is shown in broken lines for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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Patent History

Patent number: D396705
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 28, 1997
Date of Patent: Aug 4, 1998
Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba (Kawasaki)
Inventor: Masaaki Iino (Saitama-ken)
Primary Examiner: Freda Nunn
Law Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
Application Number: 0/75,720

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: D14/107
International Classification: 1402;