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Publication numberUSD447237 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/106,748
Publication dateAug 28, 2001
Filing dateJun 21, 1999
Priority dateJun 21, 1999
Publication number106748, 29106748, US D447237 S1, US D447237S1, US-S1-D447237, USD447237 S1, USD447237S1
InventorsJames J. Huttner, Josh A. Noble
Original AssigneeBionix Development Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US D447237 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a curette, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a top view of a curette showing the new 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.

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