Pharmaceutical tablet

- Boots Company plc

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a pharmaceutical tablet showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view, the bottom view being identical thereto;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view, viewed in the direction of arrows 3--3 of FIG. 2; and

FIG. 4 is a side elevational view, viewed in the direction of the arrows 4--4 of FIG. 2.

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Patent History
Patent number: D302337
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 1, 1987
Date of Patent: Jul 18, 1989
Assignee: Boots Company plc (Nottingham)
Inventors: Paul Bresloff (Beeston), Alan Crunkhorn (Keyworth), Karrar A. Khan (West Bridgford)
Primary Examiner: Wallace R. Burke
Assistant Examiner: Kay H. Chin
Attorneys: Donald A. Peterson, Herbert D. Hart, III
Application Number: 7/91,823
Current U.S. Class: D28/2; Jeweled (D28/81)