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USD675194S1
USD675194S1 US29/425,328 US201229425328F USD675194S US D675194 S1 USD675194 S1 US D675194S1 US 201229425328 F US201229425328 F US 201229425328F US D675194 S USD675194 S US D675194S
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Daniel J. Coster
Daniele De Iuliis
Richard P. Howarth
Jonathan P. Ive
Duncan Robert Kerr
Shin Nishibori
Matthew Dean Rohrbach
Peter Russell-Clarke
Douglas B. Satzger
Christopher J. Stringer
Eugene Antony Whang
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This application is also related to U.S. application Ser. No. 29/336,806, filed May 8, 2009, now U.S. Design Pat. No. D618,209, which is a divisional application of U.S. Design application Ser. No. 29/324,197, filed Sep. 8, 2008, now U.S. Design Pat. No. D599,330, which is a continuation of U.S. Design application Ser. No. 29/324,132, filed Sep. 5, 2008, now U.S. Design Pat. No. D596,616. The disclosures of these applications are incorporated herein in their entirety by reference thereto.

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of an earphone showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof

FIG. 6 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The shade lines in the Figures show contour and not surface ornamentation.

The broken lines in the Figures show portions of the earphones which form no part of the claimed design. The dot-dash lines in the Figures show an unclaimed boundary which forms no part of the claimed design.

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  1. The ornamental design for an earphone, as shown and described.
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US29/324,132 USD596616S1 (en) 2008-09-05 2008-09-05 Earphone
US29/336,808 USD618210S1 (en) 2008-09-05 2009-05-08 Earbud
US29/362,081 USD639279S1 (en) 2008-09-05 2010-05-19 Earphone
US29/391,833 USD653236S1 (en) 2008-09-05 2011-05-13 Earphone
US29/410,849 USD662495S1 (en) 2008-09-05 2012-01-12 Earphone
US29/425,328 USD675194S1 (en) 2008-09-05 2012-06-21 Earphone

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US29/336,806 Active USD618209S1 (en) 2008-09-05 2009-05-08 Earbud
US29/362,081 Active USD639279S1 (en) 2008-09-05 2010-05-19 Earphone
US29/391,833 Active USD653236S1 (en) 2008-09-05 2011-05-13 Earphone
US29/410,849 Active USD662495S1 (en) 2008-09-05 2012-01-12 Earphone
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