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Publication numberUSD457958 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/139,846
Publication dateMay 28, 2002
Filing dateApr 6, 2001
Priority dateApr 6, 2001
Publication number139846, 29139846, US D457958 S1, US D457958S1, US-S1-D457958, USD457958 S1, USD457958S1
InventorsSean T. Dycus, Richard N. Granger, David Farascioni, Timothy N. Wells, Steven Paul Buysse
Original AssigneeSherwood Services Ag
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Vessel sealer and divider
US D457958 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. We claim the ornamental design for a vessel sealer and divider, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a vessel sealer and divider showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a right side view of the vessel sealer and divider;

FIG. 3 is a left side view of the vessel sealer and divider;

FIG. 4 is a front view of the vessel sealer and divider;

FIG. 5 is a rear view of the vessel sealer and divider;

FIG. 6 is a top view of the vessel sealer and divider; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view of the vessel sealer and divider.

The broken line showing in FIGS. 1 through 7 are for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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