Vertical electrical connector

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This application is related to U.S. Design patent application Ser. No. 29/331,017 filed on Jan. 16, 2009, now U.S. Pat. No. D610,548; U.S. patent application Ser. No. 29/330,990 filed on Jan. 16, 2009, now U.S. Pat. No. D606,496; and U.S. patent application Ser. No. 29/330,997 filed on Jan. 16, 2009, now U.S. Pat. No. D606, 497, and is further related by subject matter to U.S. Design patent application Ser. Nos. 29/345,790 and 29/345,808 entitled “Vertical Electrical Connector” filed on even date herewith, and “Right-Angle Electrical Connector” filed on even date herewith.

FIG. 1 is a top, left, rear perspective view of a vertical electrical connector according to my design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a right side elevation view thereof.

The broken line portion of the figure drawings is included to show unclaimed subject matter, and forms no part of the claimed design, the dash-dot line represent the boundary of the claimed design.

In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is a vertical electrical connector in the form of an electrical connector housing configured for retaining a plurality of electrical contacts.


The ornamental design for a vertical electrical connector, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D623138
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 22, 2009
Date of Patent: Sep 7, 2010
Assignee: FCI Americas Technology LLC (Carson City, NV)
Inventor: Hung Viet Ngo (Harrisburg, PA)
Primary Examiner: Daniel D Bui
Attorney: Woodcock Washburn LLP
Application Number: 29/345,798