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Publication numberUSD415275 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/072,304
Publication dateOct 12, 1999
Filing dateJun 12, 1997
Publication number072304, 29072304, US D415275 S, US D415275S, US-S-D415275, USD415275 S, USD415275S
InventorsJames J. Huttner
Original AssigneeBionix Development Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Ear curette
US D415275 S
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  1. The original and ornamental design for a ear curette, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a top plane view of a ear curette according to the present design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view of the ear curette as shown in FIG. 1; the opposite side elevational view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view of the ear cure the as shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is an enlarged end view of the rear end of the ear curette shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 5 is an enlarged view of the front end of the ear curette as shown in FIG. 1.

Non-Patent Citations
1A flyer entitled "A Convenient and Gentle Approach to Aural Examination" published and distributed prior to Jun. 1996. Flyer discloses designs of three plastic curettes sold by Bionix prior to Jun. 1996.
2A Miltex catalog page (p. 274) showing steel curettes sold prior to Jun. 1996. The catalog page was also published and distributed prior to Jun. 1996.
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U.S. ClassificationD24/147