Combination skin stapler and rotating head

- Ethicon,Inc.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a combination skin stapler and rotating head showing my new design, the broken line showing of a staple cartridge being for illustrative purposes only, and forming no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof, the right side being a mirror image;

FIG. 5 is a front elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is bottom plan view thereof.

Referenced Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

D278656 April 30, 1985 Green et al.
D282400 January 28, 1986 Guy et al.
D295316 April 19, 1988 Powell
D307797 May 8, 1990 Spreckelmeier et al.
4204623 May 27, 1980 Green
4470532 September 11, 1984 Froehlich
4648542 March 10, 1987 Fox et al.

Other references

  • Information Booklet WECK 360 LX Skin Stapler .COPYRGT.1985.

Patent History

Patent number: D327323
Type: Grant
Filed: Aug 2, 1989
Date of Patent: Jun 23, 1992
Assignee: Ethicon,Inc. (Somerville, NJ)
Inventor: John V. Hunt (Milford, OH)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Assistant Examiner: Celia A. Murphy
Attorney: Paul A. Coletti
Application Number: 7/388,423