The broad Utility claim for a mount with four extending arms has led us into several different fields not related to a musical instrument. Some of those areas include medical, camera equipment and education.
PORTABLE STAND AND MOUNT FOR SECURING A PORTABLE MEDIA OR AUDIO PLAYER TO A SUPPORT US 8,674,205
Continuation of application No 12/855,655 filed on August 12, 2010 now Pat. No. 8,294,014
Utility patent apparatus and methods claims for mount adjacent in addition to a musical instrument; also apparatus claim 6 probably broadest claim that has four arms extending outwardly from a platform http://www.google.com/patents/US8674205
PORTABLE STAND AND MOUNT FOR SECURING A PORTABLE MEDIA OR AUDIO PLAYER TO A SUPPORT US 8,294,014
Utility patent with methods claims for using a media/audio player with stand and accompanying musical instrument. https://www.google.de/patents/US8294014
RELOCATABLE SUPPORT SURFACE D660,306
Covers design of the shape of the media holder 8,294,014.
RELOCATABLE SUPPORT SURFACE FOR A MEDIA PLAYER D647,917
Design patent for rounded shape media player support.
RELOCATABLE SUPPORT SURFACE FOR A MEDIA PLAYER D652,836
Design patent for a round plus arm extending from shape media player support.
MOUNT FOR AN MP3 PLAYER D619,559
Design patent for a MP3 mount that sits on a cymbal stand.
HUB FOR A RELOCATABLE SUPPORT SURFACE D731,496
Design patent for a hub to which a mount can attach.
iCymbal Registered Trademark No.3895607
Several Patents Pending.