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If design patent is granted for a media device, will it also cover other devices which are not “media devices”?

For instance, US D497,618 S1 is a design patent for an iPod.

If someone makes a toy, case, or even just a statuette that looks like the above design but is not a media device, will it infringe?

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It the claim states media device - no. But in the case of the iPod, there are probably other rights protecting aspects of the design (trademarks, copyrights).

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