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United States Patent D533,948
Schaub ,   et al. December 19, 2006

Sample tube tray


CLAIM The ornamental design for a sample tube tray, substantially as shown.
Inventors: Schaub; Chandra (Nottingham, MD), Muller; Charles (Glen Rock, PA), Cordero; Angel (San Jose, CA), Torppey; Kim (Baltimore, MD), Racine; David (Whiteford, MD), Henderson; Roy (Westminster, MD), Ervin; Klon (Glen Arm, MD), Ervin; Andrew (Glen Arm, MD), Lightner; Martin (Bel Air, MD)
Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company (Franklin Lakes, NJ)
Appl. No.: D/201,516
Filed: March 17, 2004

Current U.S. Class: D24/229
Current International Class: 2402
Field of Search: D24/217-234 D9/755 206/446 211/74 220/519 422/102,104

References Cited

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Other References

Drawing Entitled Test Tube Tray, Aug. 2, 2001. cited by other .
Drawing Entitled Test Tube Tray-Conceptual, Sep. 27, 2000. cited by other.

Primary Examiner: Delehanty; Robert A.
Assistant Examiner: Cavanna; Mark
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman LLP


FIG. 1 is a front elevation view of the tray;

FIG. 2 is right side elevation view of the tray;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view of the tray;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevation view of the tray;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view of the tray;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view of the tray;

FIG. 7 is a perspective view of the top of the tray;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of the bottom of the tray; and,

FIG. 9 is a detailed view of sample tube wells of the tray.

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