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Publication numberUSD404128 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/063,695
Publication dateJan 12, 1999
Filing dateDec 13, 1996
Publication number063695, 29063695, US D404128 S, US D404128S, US-S-D404128, USD404128 S, USD404128S
InventorsRandall J. Huebner
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Suture washer
US D404128 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a suture washer, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of a suture washer showing my new design, the broken lines are for illustrative purpose only and form no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a side view of the suture washer, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof.

Non-Patent Citations
1"Soft Tissue Anchoring Implants and Concept Soft Tissue Anchoring Set" catalog pages describing products made by Concept, pp. 100-101.
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U.S. ClassificationD24/145