Patents

Targus Patents

The following Targus products are protected by patents in the countries set forth below. This website is provided to satisfy the patent notice requirements in such countries, including the virtual patent marking provisions of Section 16 of the America Invents Act and to serve as notice under 35 U.S.C. §287(a). The following list of Targus products may not be complete, and other Targus products not listed here may be protected by one or more patents.


All Targus “VersaVu®” tablet cases, and all other Targus tablet cases that contain a feature that permits the screen-holding portion of the case to rotate 360 degrees with respect to the base portion of the case, are covered by the following patents:

US PATENTS
  • US9,170,611
  • US8,746,449
  • US8,783,458 B2
AUSTRALIAN PATENTS
  • AU2011100684
  • AU2011265093
  • AU2013100107
  • AU2013100108
  • AU2015200203
CANADIAN PATENTS
  • CA2,785,813
  • CA2,908,213
CHINESE PATENTS
  • CNZL201180004086.X
EUROPEAN PATENTS
  • EU2,529,281
JAPANESE PATENTS
  • JP5879337
NEW ZEALAND PATENTS
  • NZ594007
  • NZ594020
REPUBLIC OF PHILIPPINES PATENTS
  • PI1-2012-501328
SINGAPORE PATENTS
  • SG2012062626

All Targus Tablet Cases that allow the tray to flex to fit multiple generations of similarly-sized tablets and personal electronic devices are covered by the following patents:

US PATENTS
  • US9,675,148
  • US9,700,113
AUSTRALIAN PATENTS
  • AU2016201721
  • AU2017202751

All Targus SafePort® Tablet Cases are covered by the following patent:

US PATENT
  • US9,717,314

All Targus laptop bags described as being “Checkpoint Friendly” or “TSA Friendly” are covered by the following patent:

US PATENT
  • US8,567,578

All Targus laptop carrying cases that employ DOME protection padding features are covered by the following patents:

US PATENTS
  • US7,216,763
EUROPEAN PATENTS
  • UK2437852

All Targus laptop bags that employ “air protection” technology are covered by the following patent:

US PATENT
  • US6,131,734

All Targus laptop bags that contain a retractable document sleeve or pocket are covered by the following patent:

US PATENT
  • US7,503,440 B2

All Targus laptop bags that employ a built-in typing lift stand that raises the device keyboard when the case is open for comfortable typing are covered by the following patent:

US PATENT
  • US9,750,321 B2

All Targus Docking Stations “with power” are covered by the following patents:

US PATENT
  • US8,990,469 B2
AUSTRALIAN PATENT
  • AU2012212087

All Targus USB-C Multiplexer Adapters are covered by the following patent:

US PATENT
  • US9,904,323

All Targus USB-C DeMultiplexer Adapters are covered by the following patents:

US PATENT
  • US9,900,420

All Targus DEFCON® Serialized combination locks are covered by the following patent:

US PATENT
  • US8,108,927 B2

All Targus 4Vu™ Privacy Screens with included adhesive tabs are covered by the following patent:

US PATENT
  • US 8,721,095 B2

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