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Publication numberUSD497669 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/144,096
Publication dateOct 26, 2004
Filing dateJun 27, 2001
Priority dateJun 22, 2000
Publication number144096, 29144096, US D497669 S1, US D497669S1, US-S1-D497669, USD497669 S1, USD497669S1
InventorsErnesto E. Blanco
Original AssigneeErnesto E. Blanco
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Safety trocar with progressive cutting tip guards and gas jet tissue deflector
US D497669 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a safety trocar with progressive cutting tip guards and gas jet tissue deflector, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view as seen from the top, front right side, of a safety trocar with progressive cutting tip guards and gas jet tissue deflector showing my design, the bottom, left and front perspective view being a mirror image thereof, wherein the cutting blade is shown in a guarded position;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view as seen from the top, front right side thereof, the bottom, left and front perspective view being a mirror image thereof, wherein the cutting blade is shown in a partially exposed position;

FIG. 3 is a perspective view as seen from the top, front right side thereof, the bottom, left and front perspective view being a mirror image thereof, wherein the cutting blade is shown in a fully exposed position, with the guards retracted; and,

FIG. 4 is a perspective view as seen in FIG. 1, the broken line showing is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/146