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United States Patent D654,171
Naumann ,   et al. February 14, 2012

Hearing instrument


CLAIM The ornamental design for a hearing instrument, as shown and described.
Inventors: Naumann; Frank (Erlangen, DE), Reese; Tobias (Fuerth, DE)
Assignee: Siemens Medical Instruments Pte. Ltd. (Singapore, SG)
Appl. No.: D/387,076
Filed: March 9, 2011

Foreign Application Priority Data

Sep 10, 2010 [EM] 001233761

Current U.S. Class: D24/174
Current International Class: 2499
Field of Search: D24/173-175,151 D14/205,223,224,249 381/23.1,312,322-324,328-330

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D506258 June 2005 Nielsen
D532520 November 2006 Kampmeier et al.
D546455 July 2007 Darbut et al.
D568480 May 2008 Lockenwitz
D595856 July 2009 Tronza
D608449 January 2010 Cano et al.
D612943 March 2010 Bailey et al.
D618805 June 2010 Hindhede
D634848 March 2011 Brimhall et al.
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2009/0279727 November 2009 Brimhall et al.
2011/0013795 January 2011 Takeda et al.
Primary Examiner: Doan; Anhdao
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Greenberg; Laurence A. Stemer; Werner H. Locher; Ralph E.


FIG. 1 is a front view of a hearing instrument showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a top perspective view thereof.

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