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United States Patent D767,780
Pursel ,   et al. September 27, 2016

Multi-edge instrument for treatment of soft tissue


CLAIM The ornamental design for a multi-edge instrument for treatment of soft tissue, as shown and described.
Inventors: Pursel; Mark W. (Grantville, PA), Osborne; Francis X. (West Conshohocken, PA), MacNeal; Sean P. (Conshohocken, PA)
Name City State Country Type

Tissue Tools LLC



Assignee: Tissue Tools LLC (Conshohocken, PA)
Appl. No.: D/533,956
Filed: July 23, 2015

Current U.S. Class: D24/214
Current International Class: 2803
Field of Search: ;D24/200,211,212,213,214,215 ;601/19,27-32,46,48,52,DIG.12,DIG.14,DIG.15,DIG.16,DIG.17,99,112,113,118,119,120,121 ;D30/160 ;D14/218 ;D11/26

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Other References

Wikipedia, "Graston Technique", downloaded from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graston.sub.--Technique, Apr. 17, 2013. cited by applicant .
Myo-Bar LLC, "Healing Edge Tools for IASTM", downloaded from http://myo-bar.com/individual.sub.--tool.sub.--info/healing.sub.--edge.su- b.--tools.sub.--for.sub.--iastm, Apr. 17, 2013. cited by applicant .
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Primary Examiner: Snapp; Sandra
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Design IP Aquilina; James J.


FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of an embodiment of a multi-edge instrument for treatment of soft tissue showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom perspective view thereof.

The dashed broken lines shown in FIGS. 1-8 are included for the purpose of illustrating unclaimed portions of the multi-edge instrument for treatment of soft tissue and form no part of the claimed design. The dash-dot broken lines shown in FIGS. 1 and 6-8 are included for the purpose of illustrating boundaries between claimed and unclaimed subject matter, with the dash-dot broken lines themselves being unclaimed subject matter. The relatively light shade lines in FIGS. 1-8 indicate contour and not surface ornamentation.

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