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Publication numberUSD439338 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/110,826
Publication dateMar 20, 2001
Filing dateSep 14, 1999
Priority dateSep 14, 1999
Publication number110826, 29110826, US D439338 S1, US D439338S1, US-S1-D439338, USD439338 S1, USD439338S1
InventorsJames J. Huttner, David I. Kinsel
Original AssigneeBionix Development Corp.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Curette tip
US D439338 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a curette tip, as shown and described.

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

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view of the left side of the invention; the right side is a mirror image of this figure;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view of the invention;

FIG. 4 is an end view of the left end of the invention; and

FIG. 5 is an end view of the right end of the curette; and,

FIG. 6 is perspective view of the tip region.

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