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Publication numberUSD374286 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/047,773
Publication date1 Oct 1996
Filing date12 Dec 1995
Publication number047773, 29047773, US D374286 S, US D374286S, US-S-D374286, USD374286 S, USD374286S
InventorsE. Marlowe Goble, S. Kyle Hayes, David P. Luman
Original AssigneeZimmer, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Orthopaedic washer
US D374286 S
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  1. The ornamental design for an orthopaedic washer, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an orthopaedic washer showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along lines 5--5 of FIG. 2.

The broken line showing of the screw member in FIG. 3, is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Howmedica Ad-Ellison Staple-JBJS-Oct.-1986.
2Howmedica Catalog-p. G33-I.C.L.H. Staple System-1984.
3Howmedica Catalog-pp. D107, D108, E15, F28-Staples-1978.
4Linvatec Catalog -pp. 77 and 81-Spiked Washers and Fixation Staples, respectively-1992.
5Manual of Internal Fixation-p. 29-Washers-1979.
6Synthes Catalog-p. 44-Spikes Washer-1977 (Also related Synthes Bulletin).
7Zimmer Catalog-pp. B88, B89, B90, B91, C57-Staples and Washers-1987.
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/145, D24/147, D24/155, D24/146