Electrical card-edge connector

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This application is related by subject matter to U.S. Design patent application Ser. No. 29/363,267 entitled “Electrical Card-Edge Connector” filed on even date herewith, and U.S. Design patent application Ser. No. 29/363,269 entitled “Electrical Card-Edge Connector” filed on even date herewith.

FIG. 1 is a bottom, left, front perspective view of an electrical card-edge connector according to my design;

FIG. 2 is a top, right, rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a left side elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a right side elevation view thereof.

In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is an electrical card-edge connector in the form of an electrical connector housing that retains a plurality of electrical contacts, such that the electrical card-edge connector is configured to mount to a first circuit board and mate with a second circuit board.


The ornamental design for an electrical card-edge connector, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D641321
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 7, 2010
Date of Patent: Jul 12, 2011
Assignee: FCI Americas Technology LLC (Carson City, NV)
Inventor: Hung Viet Ngo (Harrisburg, PA)
Primary Examiner: Daniel Bui
Attorney: Woodcock Washburn LLP
Application Number: 29/363,270