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Publication numberUSD449888 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/135,102
Publication dateOct 30, 2001
Filing dateJan 5, 2001
Priority dateJan 5, 2001
Publication number135102, 29135102, US D449888 S1, US D449888S1, US-S1-D449888, USD449888 S1, USD449888S1
InventorsJames J. Huttner
Original AssigneeBionix Development Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US D449888 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 my new design;

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

FIG. 3 is a bottom view of the curette;

FIG. 4 is an end view of the left end of the curette; 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 dold 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, D24/133