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United States Patent D349,341
Lichtman ,   et al. August 2, 1994

Endoscopic grasper


The ornamental design for an endoscopic grasper, as shown and described.
Inventors: Lichtman; Philip R. (Newton, MA), May; Eric E. (Norfolk, MA)
Assignee: Microsurge, Inc. (Needham, MA)
Appl. No.: D/000,903
Filed: October 28, 1992

Current U.S. Class: D24/143
Field of Search: 606/205,206,207 128/751,750,749,752 D24/143,145,146

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D272855 February 1984 Bel et al.
D331109 November 1992 McWhinney et al.
D332660 January 1993 Rawson et al.
D338065 August 1993 Rose
4662371 May 1987 Whipple et al.
4994024 February 1991 Falk
Foreign Patent Documents
1452185 Oct., 1976 GB
Primary Examiner: Word; A. Hugo
Assistant Examiner: Simmons; I.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Pandiscio & Pandiscio


FIG. 1 is a left hand side view in elevation of the endoscopic grasper showing our new design, the shaft is shown broken away in the center to indicate indeterminate length;

FIG. 2 is a plan view of the same instrument;

FIG. 3 is bottom view of the same instrument;

FIG. 4 is front end view in elevation of the same instrument;

FIG. 5 is a rear end view in elevation of the same instrument;

FIG. 6 is a right hand side view in elevation of the same instruments; and,

FIG. 7 is a left hand side view in elevation showing the instrument with its jaws in an open position.

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