US Patent No. 10,798,840

FOLDING DEVICE STAND FOR PORTABLE DEVICES


Patent No. 10,798,840
Issue Date October 06, 2020
Title Folding Device Stand For Portable Devices
Inventorship Sophia Hoem, San Jose, CA (US)
Wesley G. Brewer, Menlo Park, CA (US)
Assignee Micron Technology, Inc., Boise, ID (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,798,840

1. A stand for a portable device, comprising:a body having a top side opposed a bottom side, the bottom side forming receptacle sized to receive therein a plug housing to be at least partially encapsulated by the receptacle, wherein when a plug of the plug housing is enaged with the portable device, a first end of the top side of the body is proximate to the portable device and a second end of the top side opposite the first end of the top side is distal from the portable device, and wherein the bottom side further comprises a channel through a surface of the bottom side to the receptacle and extending a length of the receptacle, wherein a width of the channel is less than a width of the receptacle and is sized to permit a connection cable coupled to the plug housing to pass through the channel but retain the plug housing in the receptacle;
a first segments having a first end opposite a second end, the first end of the first segment rotatively coupled around a hinged joint positioned along the first end of the top side of the body; and
a second segment rotatively coupled around a further hinged joint positioned along the second end of the first segment.