Patent Number: 7,821,786

Title: Laptop stand

Abstract: A computer includes: computer body enclosing computational circuitry and having a bottom surface; a keyboard disposed on an upper portion of the computer body; a cover supporting a monitor, the cover coupled to the computer body so as to be rotatable about a first axis in relation to the computer body, the first axis being disposed rearwardly of the keyboard; a support member coupled to the computer body so as to be rotatable about a second axis in relation to the computer body, between an open position and closed position, the second axis being parallel to the first axis, the support member including an upper portion and a lower portion, wherein the support member, when rotated into a closed position, is parallel to the bottom surface of the computer body, the support member, when rotated into an open position, extends downwardly from the bottom surface of the computer body, the support member is linearly extendable in a radial direction with respect to the rotation of the support member between a non-extended position and a fully extended position, the height being extendable by moving the lower portion with respect to the upper portion, and the support member includes an expandable portion disposed between the upper portion and the lower portion, the expandable portion spanning a gap between the upper portion and the lower portion when the support member is in the non-extended position and when the support member is in the fully extended position.

Inventors: Hadad; Christopher P. (Berkeley Heights, NJ), Mumick; Kieraj (Berkeley Heights, NJ)

Assignee:

International Classification: G06F 1/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00