Single slot USB battery charger

- Advanced Bionics AG
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The present application is related to PCT patent application Ser. No. PCT/US2011/047648, filed Aug. 12, 2011 and entitled “Procedure Using Power From a Power Source Having a USB Connector to Recharge a Battery for a Hearing Device for the Hearing Impaired and a Battery Charger Therefor,” which is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a single slot USB battery charger showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof.


The ornamental design for a single slot USB battery charger, as shown and described.

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Patent History

Patent number: D686987
Type: Grant
Filed: Aug 12, 2011
Date of Patent: Jul 30, 2013
Assignee: Advanced Bionics AG (Staefa)
Inventors: Mark Vanstone (Camarillo, CA), Frank Nigro (Valencia, CA)
Primary Examiner: Rosemary K Tarcza
Application Number: 29/399,403


Current U.S. Class: Cordless Appliance Type (D13/108)