Combined blood receiving container and reinfusion bags


FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a combined blood receiving container and reinfusion bags showing by new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan of the container of the system showing my new design;

FIG. 3 is a front view in FIG. 2 showing my new design;

FIG. 4 is a left side view of FIG. 2 showing my new design;

FIG. 5 is a right side showing my new design;

FIG. 6 is a rear view showing my new design; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view showing my new design.

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Patent History
Patent number: D367704
Type: Grant
Filed: May 19, 1994
Date of Patent: Mar 5, 1996
Inventor: Robert F. Cotter (Duxbury, MA)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: I. Simmons
Attorney: Donald Brown
Application Number: 0/23,762