Skin stapler

- Ethicon, Inc.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a skin stapler, showing our new design in folded condition;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a back elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a side elevational view thereof, of which the opposite side elevational view is identical;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof; and

FIG. 7 is a perspective view thereof, in unfolded condition.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D271332 November 8, 1983 Green et al.
D284219 June 10, 1986 Green et al.
4470532 September 11, 1984 Froehlich
4648542 March 10, 1987 Fox et al.
4664305 May 12, 1987 Blake, III et al.
Patent History
Patent number: D307797
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 24, 1987
Date of Patent: May 8, 1990
Assignee: Ethicon, Inc. (Somerville, NJ)
Inventors: Larry E. Spreckelmeier (Milford, OH), John V. Hunt (Milford, OH)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Assistant Examiner: Stella M. Reid
Attorney: Paul A. Coletti
Application Number: 7/100,812
Current U.S. Class: D24/27; D24/26