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Publication numberUSD378409 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/045,779
Publication dateMar 11, 1997
Filing dateOct 30, 1995
Publication number045779, 29045779, US D378409 S, US D378409S, US-S-D378409, USD378409 S, USD378409S
InventorsGary K. Michelson
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Spinal fixation staple
US D378409 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a spinal fixation staple, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a top plan view of a spinal fixation staple showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof, the right side elevational view being a mirror image thereto; and,

FIG. 4 is a front side elevational view thereof, the rear side elevational view being a mirror image thereto.

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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/145, D24/155