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Publication numberUSD658763 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/366,911
Publication dateMay 1, 2012
Filing dateJul 30, 2010
Priority dateFeb 2, 2010
Also published asUSD657876
Publication number29366911, 366911, US D658763 S1, US D658763S1, US-S1-D658763, USD658763 S1, USD658763S1
InventorsMarc Peuker, Andreas J. Boehm
Original Assignee3M Innovative Properties Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Dental capsule
US D658763 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a dental capsule, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing the new design for a dental capsule.

FIG. 2 is a right view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a front view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a back view thereof.

The broken lined showing portions of a dental capsule are included for illustrating environmental structure and form no part of the claimed design.

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