Probe bender for an electrosurgical tool

- Stryker Corporation
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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a probe bender for an electrosurgical tool showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a rear view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a perspective view thereof.

The broken line showing of the incremental marks on the probe bender in FIGS. 1, 4 and 5, and of the electrosurgical tool in FIG. 8 are for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design of a probe bender for an electrosurgical tool, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D230248 February 1974 Ely
D415665 October 26, 1999 Nordell, II et al.
5125825 June 30, 1992 Janosco
5601586 February 11, 1997 Fucci
5819580 October 13, 1998 Gauthier
Other references
  • Photograph ArthroCare Probe Bender, Jun., 2000.
  • Linvatec, Merlin Bender photograph and product description, Jun., 2000.
Patent History
Patent number: D449499
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 12, 2000
Date of Patent: Oct 23, 2001
Assignee: Stryker Corporation (Kalamazoo, MI)
Inventor: Jens P. Voges (Cambridge, MA)
Primary Examiner: Ian Simmons
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Flynn, Thiel, Boutell & Tanis, P.C.
Application Number: 29/126,300