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Publication numberUSD405178 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/064,625
Publication dateFeb 2, 1999
Filing dateJan 7, 1997
Publication number064625, 29064625, US D405178 S, US D405178S, US-S-D405178, USD405178 S, USD405178S
InventorsRonald Eugene Dykes
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Diamond scalpel blade
US D405178 S
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a diamond scalpel blade, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a diamond scalpel blade showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

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

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view of a second embodiment of FIG. 1 , the only difference residing in the transparent surface;

FIG. 7 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a left side elevational view thereof, the undisclosed right side a mirror image;

FIG. 9 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 10 is a rear elevational view thereof.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Accutome, 1996 cat., Trapezoid similiar bottom view but totatlly different all other views.
2Akorn-Metico, 1996 cat., Diamond Kinives from Akorn Metico same design as Koi in tapered spear.
3Asico, 1996 cat., Clear Corneal blade configuration 11 same as KOI design.
4Eye World, Nov. 1996, I.Howard Fine, M.D. "The Rhein 3D Diamond Blade" similar front profile but very different back top, bottom, and side.
5Huco. 1996 cat., Clear Cornea 90 design.
6Koi, 1996 adv., Shepard Clear Cornea Diamond Knife similar bottom view but totally different on all other view with top facets beig equal with bottom facet and having a different over all shape.
7Ocular Surgery News Jan. 1996, Charles H. Williamson Article similar bottom view but totally different top, front profile,and side views.
8Rhein Medical Inc, 1996 cat., 05-5019 Clear Corneal Knife with sharp edges same as KOI design.
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US7785485Sep 17, 2004Aug 31, 2010Becton, Dickinson And CompanySystem and method for creating linear and non-linear trenches in silicon and other crystalline materials with a router
US7906437Jul 31, 2006Mar 15, 2011Beaver-Visitec International (Us), Inc.System and method for the manufacture of surgical blades
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/146, D11/90