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Publication numberUSD518177 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/156,875
Publication date28 Mar 2006
Filing date8 Mar 2002
Priority date8 Mar 2002
Fee statusPaid
Also published asCA100467S
Publication number156875, 29156875, US D518177 S1, US D518177S1, US-S1-D518177, USD518177 S1, USD518177S1
InventorsErnesto E. Blanco
Original AssigneeErblan Surgical, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Safety trocar with progressive cutting tip guards and gas jet tissue deflector
US D518177 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a safety trocar with progressive cutting tip guards and gas jet tissue deflector, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a top, front and right side perspective view of a safety trocar with progressive cutting tip guards and gas jet tissue deflector showing my new design, the bottom and left front perspective view thereof being a mirror image of the perspective view shown, wherein the cutting blade thereof is shown in a guarded position;

FIG. 2 is a top, front and right side perspective view thereof, the bottom and left front perspective being a mirror image of the perspective view shown, the cutting tip being shown in a partially exposed position;

FIG. 3 is a top, front and right side perceptive view thereof, the bottom left and front perspective view being a mirror image thereof, wherein the cutting blade is shown in fully exposed position, with the guards retracted; and,

FIG. 4 is a perspective view as seen in FIG. 1.

The phantom lines showing in the drawings is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Brehm, Denise, MIT Tech Talk, New Instrument Aims to Make Endoscopic Surgery Safer, vol. 44, No. 26, Apr. 5, 2000.
2Ethicon News, Less Invasive Surgical Techniques Inspire New ETHICON* Products, Sep./Oct. 1990, vol. 38.
3Freudenheim, Milt, The New York Times, Business Day, The Tiniest, Kindest Cut of all/Small Incisions Make Surgeries Cheaper, Wednesday, Jul. 10, 1991.
4Magazine Article from Smart Money, Nov. 2001, entitled The Trouble with Trocars authored by Linda Carroll and Alfred Lubrano, pp. 94-102.
5Shenot, Christine, Investor's Daily, New Surgery: Faster, Cheaper, Less Painful, Monday, Sep. 10, 1990.
6Winslow, Ron, The Wall Street Journal Eastern Edition, Cutting Edge: A Tiny TV Camera is Transforming Gallbladder Surgery, vol. CCXVI No. 113, Monday, Dec. 10, 1990.
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US828266320 Aug 20089 Oct 2012Tyco Healthcare Group LpBladeless obturator for use in a surgical trocar assembly
US86632676 Sep 20124 Mar 2014Covidien LpBladeless obturator for use in a surgical trocar assembly
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/146
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18 Nov 2011FPAYFee payment
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20 Sep 2007FPAYFee payment
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28 Sep 2005ASAssignment
Owner name: SOVEREIGN BANK, NEW JERSEY
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