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Publication numberUSD530421 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/236,655
Publication dateOct 17, 2006
Filing dateAug 18, 2005
Priority dateSep 25, 2002
Also published asUSD523554, USD529173
Publication number236655, 29236655, US D530421 S1, US D530421S1, US-S1-D530421, USD530421 S1, USD530421S1
InventorsBrad Topper, Brett Bannerman, Tom Weisel, J. Terry Benson
Original AssigneeDepuy Mitek, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Suture needle
US D530421 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a suture needle, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the suture needle of the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a back end view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front end view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view of the suture needle of the present invention.

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U.S. ClassificationD24/145, D24/146