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Publication numberUSD441457 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/121,281
Publication dateMay 1, 2001
Filing dateApr 4, 2000
Priority dateApr 4, 2000
Publication number121281, 29121281, US D441457 S1, US D441457S1, US-S1-D441457, USD441457 S1, USD441457S1
InventorsKaren L. Neiner, Matiwala R. Ongchangco, Larry E. Smith
Original AssigneeHu-Friedy Mfg. Co., Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Sterilization cassette
US D441457 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a sterilization cassette, substantially as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a cassette in accordance with the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of the cassette of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view of one end of the cassette of FIG. 1, the other end being identical;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view of the cassette of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view of the cassette of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is bottom plan view of the cassette of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a perspective view of the cassette of FIG. 1 in an open state with a first orientation;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of the cassette of FIG. 1 in an open state with the second orientation;

FIG. 9 is a perspective view of an alternate embodiment of a cassette in accordance with the present invention;

FIG. 10 is a front elevational view of the cassette of FIG. 9; and,

FIG. 11 is a perspective view of the cassette of FIG. 9 in an open state.

The side, top, rear and bottom views of the cassette of FIG. 9 are identical to those of the cassette of FIG. 1.

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Reference
1"Ortho Cassette" Brochure (1 page).
2"Racks" Brochure (2 pages).
3A-dec Trays & Tubs, Newberg, Ore., Applicants' Reference.
4Aesculap, Tuttlingen, West Germany, Applicants' Reference.
5ASAP SYS. Instrument Cassette Brochure (3 pages).
6Dentronix Technical Bulletin, "DDS 5000 Dry Heat Sterilization System—Questions and Answers" (2 pages).
7Medin Corporation, Instrument Tray For Microsurgery, Applicants' Reference.
8Svenska Dental Instruments AB, Vasby, Sweden, Applicants' Reference.
9Syntex Dental Products, Bay Minette, Ala. Mar. 1982, Applicants' Reference.
10Winston-Salem Dental Care Plan, Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Applicants' Reference.
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US20060029906 *Aug 4, 2005Feb 9, 2006Hill Elizabeth JErgonomic dental instruments for small hands
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/217