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United States Patent D625,813
Dapri ,   et al. October 19, 2010

Surgical instrument for use in single-access surgery


CLAIM The ornamental design for an surgical instrument for use in single-access surgery, as shown and described.
Inventors: Dapri; Giovanni (Caravaggio, IT), Wagner; Sebastian (Bretten, DE)
Assignee: Karl Storz GmbH & Co. KG (DE)
Appl. No.: D/344,845
Filed: October 5, 2009

Foreign Application Priority Data

Apr 03, 2009 [EM] 001117782-0005

Current U.S. Class: D24/143 ; D24/133
Current International Class: 2402
Field of Search: D24/143,133,146-147,137-138,148-149,144-145 D8/53-55,60 600/197,217,218,226 606/205-207,167,170,48,51-52

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D370064 May 1996 Livneh
D401691 November 1998 Koros et al.
D509297 September 2005 Wells
7461767 December 2008 Viola et al.
D601251 September 2009 Horton et al.
7666206 February 2010 Taniguchi et al.
2008/0294191 November 2008 Lee
2010/0160940 June 2010 Lutze et al.
Primary Examiner: Simmons; Ian
Assistant Examiner: Laymon; Wan
Attorney, Agent or Firm: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens LLC


FIG. 1 is a left side perspective view of an surgical instrument for use in single-access surgery in accordance with the new design;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 7 is an enlarged perspective view of the area labeled "7" in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 8 is an enlarged perspective view of the area labeled "8" in FIG. 1.

The broken line showing portions of the instrument for use in single-access surgery represent an internal boundary of the design, with the lines themselves and the areas within, forming no part of the claimed.

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