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United States Patent D509,297
Wells September 6, 2005

Surgical instrument


I claim the ornamental design for a surgical instrument, as shown and described.
Inventors: Wells; Timothy N. (Ridgefield, CT)
Assignee: Tyco Healthcare Group, LP (Norwalk, CT)
Appl. No.: D/192,049
Filed: October 17, 2003

Current U.S. Class: D24/145
Current International Class: 2402
Field of Search: D24/145,143,133,144,147,146 227/175.1,901,175.2,175.3,175.4,176.1,177.1,178.1,179.1,180.1,181.1,182.1,19 606/139,142,143

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Primary Examiner: Simmons; Ian


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a surgical instrument showing my new design, with the shaft shown broken in the center for ease of illustration. The broken line showing is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a front elevational view thereof.

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