US Patent No. 10,433,442

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COUPLING SECTIONS OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE


Patent No. 10,433,442
Issue Date October 01, 2019
Title Systems And Methods For Coupling Sections Of An Electronic Device
Inventorship Nicholas Merz, San Francisco, CA (US)
Daniel Jarvis, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Assignee APPLE INC., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,433,442

1. A housing for an electronic device comprising:a first member comprising a first conductive material and defining:
a curved first portion of a sidewall of the housing; and
a coupling feature positioned within the curved first portion of the sidewall;
a second member, separate and distinct from the first member, comprising a second conductive material and defining a second portion of the sidewall; and
an intermediate member comprising an electrically-insulating material that fills a gap defined between the first member and the second member, the intermediate member electrically isolating and structurally coupling the first member and the second member.