US 9,811,180 B2
Input device with gas vent(s)
Bouziane Yebka, Apex, NC (US); Joseph Anthony Holung, Wake Forest, NC (US); Tin-Lup Wong, Chapel Hill, NC (US); and Philip John Jakes, Durham, NC (US)
Assigned to Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., New Tech Park (SG)
Filed by Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., New Tech Park (SG)
Filed on Mar. 16, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/658,624.
Prior Publication US 2016/0274682 A1, Sep. 22, 2016
Int. Cl. G06F 3/0354 (2013.01); H01M 2/10 (2006.01); H01M 2/34 (2006.01)
CPC G06F 3/03545 (2013.01) [H01M 2/1055 (2013.01); H01M 2/345 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A stylus, comprising:
a first at least partially cylindrical element at least in part establishing a body of the stylus; and
a second at least partially cylindrical element which telescopes with the first at least partially cylindrical element to permit gas to pass out of the stylus;
wherein at least a portion of the second at least partially cylindrical element telescopes at least partially inside the first at least partially cylindrical element, and wherein at least a portion of the second at least partially cylindrical element telescopes at least partially away from the first at least partially cylindrical element under pressure of gas from at least one battery positioned in the stylus to permit gas to pass through a vent out of the stylus.