- Sony Corporation

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a microphone showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

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

FIG. 7 is a rear elevational view thereof.

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Patent History
Patent number: D431817
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 1, 1999
Date of Patent: Oct 10, 2000
Assignee: Sony Corporation
Inventors: Yasuo Yuyama (Tokyo), Hirohisa Tanaka (Tokyo)
Primary Examiner: Nanda Bondade
Law Firm: Rader, Fishman&Grauer
Application Number: 0/114,756
Current U.S. Class: Freestanding Or With Pedestal (D14/227); Circular Or Oval In Cross-section (D14/228)
International Classification: 1401;