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Publication numberUSD425980 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/078,243
Publication date30 May 2000
Filing date20 Oct 1997
Publication number078243, 29078243, US D425980 S, US D425980S, US-S-D425980, USD425980 S, USD425980S
InventorsAlan D. Ball, Timothy E. Last, Brian D. Noble, Troy W. Roberts, Thomas Swyst, Andrew P. Tosh, Philip C. Walker
Original AssigneeAssurance Medical, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Hand-held tissue examination device
US D425980 S
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a hand-held tissue examination device, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a hand-held tissue examination device;

FIG. 2 is a back elevational view thereof

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom perspective view thereof.

Non-Patent Citations
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/107