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Publication numberUSD655001 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/391,536
Publication dateFeb 28, 2012
Filing dateMay 10, 2011
Priority dateMay 10, 2011
Publication number29391536, 391536, US D655001 S1, US D655001S1, US-S1-D655001, USD655001 S1, USD655001S1
InventorsBernd Becker, Dirk Zolcher
Original AssigneeWest Pharmaceutical Services Deutschland Gmbh & Co. Kg
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Needle shield
US D655001 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a needle shield, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of a preferred embodiment of a needle shield in accordance with our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof, a rear elevational view thereof being identical;

FIG. 3 is a right-side elevational view thereof, a left-side elevational view thereof being identical; and,

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof.

The broken line showing is included for the purpose of illustrating portions of the article that form no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
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2"Prefilled Syringe: Rigid Needle Shield," Stelmi product brochure, 2 pages.
3Advertisement for Stelmi Rigid Needle Shield for Auto-Injectors (2011).
4Merceille, "Stelmi Rigid Needle Shield: The Successful Concept with the Anti Pop-Off Patented Design," Prefilled Syringes: The Container of Choice for Today's Injectables, pp. 14-16, published by ONdrugDelivery Ltd. (2008).
5Several photographs of Stelmi Trading International needle protecting device.
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U.S. ClassificationD24/130