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Publication numberUSD420133 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/075,477
Publication dateFeb 1, 2000
Filing dateJun 12, 1997
Publication number075477, 29075477, US D420133 S, US D420133S, US-S-D420133, USD420133 S, USD420133S
InventorsJames J. Huttner
Original AssigneeBionix Development Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Ear curette
US D420133 S
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Claims(1)
  1. The original and ornamental design for a ear curette, as shown and described.
Description

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 curette 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
Reference
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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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/147