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Publication numberUSD685907 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/416,950
Publication date9 Jul 2013
Filing date28 Mar 2012
Priority date14 Feb 2011
Also published asEP2675371A2, US8986287, US20120209254, WO2012112211A2, WO2012112211A3
Publication number29416950, 416950, US D685907 S1, US D685907S1, US-S1-D685907, USD685907 S1, USD685907S1
InventorsAdrian Park, Daniel J. Triplett
Original AssigneeImds Corporation, Adrian Park
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Handle for a surgical instrument
US D685907 S1
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Claims(1)
    CLAIM
  1. The ornamental design for a handle for a surgical instrument, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a right perspective view of a handle for a surgical instrument;

FIG. 2 is a left perspective view of the handle for a surgical instrument of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a right side view of the handle for a surgical instrument of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a back end view of the handle for a surgical instrument of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a top view of the handle for a surgical instrument of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a left side view of the handle for a surgical instrument of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a front end view of the handle for a surgical instrument of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom view of the handle for a surgical instrument of FIG. 1.

The broken lines immediately adjacent the shaded areas represent the bounds of the claimed design while all other broken lines are directed to environment and are for illustrative purposes only; the broken lines form no part of the claimed design. The wire frame lines shown throughout the views are intended to indicate surface contour and are not intended to be surface ornamentation.

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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/133
Cooperative ClassificationA61B90/70, A61B17/06061, A61B17/2909, A61B2017/00424, A61B2017/292, A61B2017/291