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Publication numberUSD377982 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/026,497
Publication dateFeb 11, 1997
Filing dateJul 29, 1994
Publication number026497, 29026497, US D377982 S, US D377982S, US-S-D377982, USD377982 S, USD377982S
InventorsJames G. Walen
Original AssigneeStryker Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Surgical instrument shank
US D377982 S
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  1. The ornamental design of a surgical instrument shank, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a pictorial view of a surgical instrument shank showing our design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view thereof, the right side elevational view thereof being a mirror image of such left side elevational view;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a rear end view thereof.

The broken line showing of the tissue working portion of the tool is for purposes of illustration of environment only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
1"Command2 MicroElectric System" Maintenance Manual & Operating Instructions; photocopy of front sheet, p. 14 and enlargement of p. 14, Figure 20 showing prior art (on sale more than 1 year prior to filing date of present application) shanks A, B and C.
2Sketch A.
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U.S. ClassificationD24/147