Mounted compact disk storage unit

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FIG. 1 is a right front perspective view of a mounted compact disk storage unit showing a preferred embodiment of our design, with environmental structure for an interface with a vehicle dashboard mounting structure shown in dotted line, and not forming part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4A is a right side elevation view of FIG. 1, the left side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4B is a right side elevation in cross-section, along line 4B—4B of FIG. 2, to better illustrate certain features of the disclosed design;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear elevation view of FIG. 1.

The appearance of our design for a mounted compact disk storage unit, characterized by a compound curved front surface that is intersected by a planar opening and flange for accepting a narrow horizontal pocket adapted to accept the insertion of a CD-Rom jewel case from the front. The first and second embodiments illustrate application of the new design to two different vehicle dashboard mounting structure environments.


We claim the ornamental design for a mounted compact disk storage unit, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
4807749 February 28, 1989 Ackeret
5106039 April 21, 1992 Gross
5434753 July 18, 1995 Watanabe
5467947 November 21, 1995 Quilling, II
5544742 August 13, 1996 Li
D401591 November 24, 1998 Jones, Jr.
5862468 January 19, 1999 Kim
D418838 January 11, 2000 Jones, Jr.
Other references
  • Metra 2001 Autosound Installation Products Catalog, pp. cover, 1-62, published May 2001.
Patent History
Patent number: D481708
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 24, 2002
Date of Patent: Nov 4, 2003
Assignee: Metra Electronics Corporation (Holly Hill, FL)
Inventors: R. Spencer Quilling, II (Glenwood, FL), Jacqueline S. Upson (Daytona Beach, FL)
Primary Examiner: Paula A. Mortimer
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
Application Number: 29/167,879
Current U.S. Class: Support (e.g., Mounting Panel, Basket, Frame, Etc.) (D14/224)
International Classification: 1401;