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Publication numberUSD534650 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/179,866
Publication dateJan 2, 2007
Filing dateApr 15, 2003
Priority dateMay 16, 2002
Publication number179866, 29179866, US D534650 S1, US D534650S1, US-S1-D534650, USD534650 S1, USD534650S1
InventorsMona J. Inman, Johannes N. Gaston, Douglas J. VanOrnum, John W. Westrum, Jr., Johann J. Neisz, Vicki R. Vandersloot
Original AssigneeAms Research Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Handle for a surgical instrument
US D534650 S1
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a handle for a surgical instrument, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a handle for a surgical instrument showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a right side view;

FIG. 3 is a left side view;

FIG. 4 is a top view;

FIG. 5 is a bottom view;

FIG. 6 is a front end view; and,

FIG. 7 is a rear-end view.

The broken line showing of a needle and surface structures on the handle are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/133, D24/146