Flexible cable manager

- Smed International, Inc.
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FIG. 1 is a bottom view of the flexible cable manager embodying my design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view thereof illustrating the flexible cable manager secured to an underside of a mounting structure as indicated in dash-dot lines, and illustrating a cable as indicated by dotted lines projecting into and out of the flexible cable manager. An elevational view taken from any point around the flexible cable manager will be identical to this view.

FIG. 3 is a sectional elevational view thereof taken along line 3—3 in FIG. 1

FIG. 4 is a perspective view, taken from above, and illustrating the interior of the flexible cable manager.

FIG. 5 is a side elevational view thereof secured on top of a horizontal mounting structure; and,

FIG. 6. is a side elevational view thereof secured on a vertical mounting structure.

In the drawings, the structures depicted by dotted lines or dash-dot lines are solely for environmental purposes, and do not constitute part of the present invention.


The ornamental design for a flexible cable manager, as shown and described.

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Foreign Patent Documents
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WO 88/05023 July 1988 WO
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Patent History
Patent number: D462890
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 15, 2001
Date of Patent: Sep 17, 2002
Assignee: Smed International, Inc. (Calgary)
Inventor: Thomas A. Brown (Calgary)
Primary Examiner: Doris V. Coles
Assistant Examiner: Elizabeth A. Albert
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Flynn, Thiel, Boutell & Tanis, P.C.
Application Number: 29/143,528
Current U.S. Class: D8/356
International Classification: 0805;