Telephone with sliding keypad

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6064734
SERIAL NO

08975951

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A telephone which includes a keypad housing. The keypad housing slides in and out of an opening in the telephone. In the retracted position, the keypad housing is held within the opening. This gives a telephone which is small and compact. In fact, the telephone of the present invention is small and compact enough to fit within a user's pocket. The keypad housing may be pulled out and latched in the extended position. In the extended position, the user has access to the keypad which is disposed in the top of the keypad housing. The resulting telephone is small and compact when the keypad housing is retracted, yet allows for the user access to a full sized keypad when the keypad housing is extended.

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IRONWORKS PATENTS LLCCHICAGO, IL136

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brawne, Nicholas San Francisco, CA 24 250
Hasegawa, Yutaka San Francisco, CA 141 1829

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NEC CORPORATION (1)
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Parker Instrument Corp. (1)
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