Backplate for an electronic device

- Apple
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FIG. 1 is a bottom front perspective view of a backplate for an electronic device showing the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom rear perspective view thereof

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken lines in the figures show portions of the backplate for an electronic device that form no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a backplate for an electronic device, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D894192
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 17, 2018
Date of Patent: Aug 25, 2020
Assignee: Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA)
Inventors: Jody Akana (San Francisco, CA), Molly Anderson (San Francisco, CA), Bartley K. Andre (Palo Alto, CA), Shota Aoyagi (San Francisco, CA), Anthony Michael Ashcroft (San Francisco, CA), Marine C. Bataille (San Francisco, CA), Jeremy Bataillou (San Francisco, CA), Adam T. Clavelle (San Francisco, CA), Erik Geddes Pieter De Jong (San Francisco, CA), Markus Diebel (San Francisco, CA), M. Evans Hankey (San Francisco, CA), Julian Hoenig (San Francisco, CA), Richard P. Howarth (San Francisco, CA), Jonathan P. Ive (San Francisco, CA), Julian Jaede (San Francisco, CA), Duncan Robert Kerr (San Francisco, CA), Martin Melcher (Mountain View, CA), Peter Russell-Clarke (San Francisco, CA), Benjamin Andrew Shaffer (San Jose, CA), Mikael Silvanto (San Francisco, CA), Sung-Ho Tan (San Francisco, CA), Clement Tissandier (San Francisco, CA), Eugene Antony Whang (San Francisco, CA), Rico Zörkendörfer (San Francisco, CA)
Primary Examiner: Austin Murphy
Application Number: 29/663,572