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Publication numberUSD620602 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/299,720
Publication dateJul 27, 2010
Filing dateJan 3, 2008
Priority dateJan 3, 2008
Publication number29299720, 299720, US D620602 S1, US D620602S1, US-S1-D620602, USD620602 S1, USD620602S1
InventorsRichard E. Scordato, Lou Ann Page, Kevin Costello, Sonya Schieffer, Gary Shigeru Natsume
Original AssigneeVistalab Technologies, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US D620602 S1
Abstract  available in
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  1. The ornamental design for a pipette, as shown and described.

This application claims priority to U.S. patent application Ser. No. 09/873,522 entitled “Handheld Pipette,” filed Jun. 4, 2001, which is incorporated by reference as if fully set forth herein.

FIG. 1 is a side perspective view of the pipette of the subject invention;

FIG. 2 is a top elevational view;

FIG. 3 is a bottom elevational view;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view;

FIG. 5 is a side elevational view;

FIG. 6 is a rear side elevational view; and,

FIG. 7 is a side elevational view opposite the view of FIG. 5.

The broken lines are for environmental purposes only and form no part of the claimed invention.

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U.S. ClassificationD24/222