Reader for a payment device

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FIG. 1 is a front view of a reader for a payment device in accordance with our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is another side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a perspective view thereof.

The broken line showing the environment is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a reader for a payment device, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited

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Patent History

Patent number: D497911
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 18, 2002
Date of Patent: Nov 2, 2004
Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. (New York, NY)
Inventors: Chris Allen (Brooklyn, NY), David Bonalle (New Rochelle, WY), Jennifer Elwood (New York, NY), Ronald Guillard (Dallas, TX), Jeff Kohnle (McKinney, TX), VC Kumar (Garland, TX), Douglas N. Laube (Farmersville, TX), Stephen R. Myers (Allen, TX), Lisa Skilling-Belmond (NY, NY), Judy Vigiletti (Croton on Hudson, NY)
Primary Examiner: Freda S. Nunn
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Snell & Wilmer, LLP
Application Number: 29/169,503


Current U.S. Class: Card Type (D14/385)
International Classification: 1402;