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Publication numberUSD385352 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/022,242
Publication date21 Oct 1997
Filing date2 May 1994
Publication number022242, 29022242, US D385352 S, US D385352S, US-S-D385352, USD385352 S, USD385352S
InventorsJoel P. Bales, S. Kyle Hayes
Original AssigneeZimmer, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Suture anchor screw
US D385352 S
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a suture anchor screw, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a suture anchor screw showing an embodiment our new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof, rotated ninety degrees from the view of FIG. 2;

FIG. 4 is a side elevational view thereof, rotated ninety degrees from the view of FIG. 3;

FIG. 5 is a side elevational view thereof; rotated ninety degrees from the view of FIG. 4;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof; and

FIG. 7 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of a suture anchor screw showing a second embodiment of my new design;

FIG. 9 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 10 is a side elevational view thereof, rotated ninety degrees from the view of FIG. 2;

FIG. 11 is a side elevational view thereof, rotated ninety degrees from the view of FIG. 3;

FIG. 12 is a side elevational view thereof; rotated ninety degrees from the view of FIG. 4;

FIG. 13 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 14 is a top plan view thereof.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Arthrotek lit.--The Harpoon--JBJS, Mar. 1994.
2Linvatec lit.--Rotator Cuff Repair With A New Twist--Orthopedics Today--Jul. 1993.
3Zimmer, Inc. lit.--Mini Statak Subcortical Insertion--1993.
4Zimmer, Inc. lit.--Resistance to Suture Abrasion of the Statak Device--1993.
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/145