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Publication numberUSD496997 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/181,791
Publication dateOct 5, 2004
Filing dateMay 15, 2003
Priority dateMay 15, 2003
Publication number181791, 29181791, US D496997 S1, US D496997S1, US-S1-D496997, USD496997 S1, USD496997S1
InventorsSean T. Dycus, Duane E. Kerr, Paul R. Romero
Original AssigneeSherwood Services Ag
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Vessel sealer and divider
US D496997 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 handle for a vessel sealer and divider showing our new design. The broken line showing is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a front view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a rear view thereof.

Non-Patent Citations
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/144, D24/146