Medical article

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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a medical article showing the new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is an end view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a side view thereof.

The broken lines in the figures are for illustrative purposes only and do not form a part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a medical article, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
2054768 September 1936 Gale, Jr.
2321363 June 1943 Crowley
2442111 May 1948 Beardsley
2748766 June 1956 Coates
2875758 March 1959 Fuzak et al.
3303842 February 1967 Horlacher
3529597 September 1970 Fuzak
4534342 August 13, 1985 Pexa
Other references
  • Curad, Extreme Shapes™, Bandages for fingertip, elbow/knee, or knuckle, Beiersdof Inc., Wilton, CT 06897 (2000) (Photocopy of Packaging—2 pgs).
Patent History
Patent number: D471985
Type: Grant
Filed: Aug 14, 2002
Date of Patent: Mar 18, 2003
Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company (St. Paul, MN)
Inventors: Wayne K. Dunshee (Maplewood, MN), Mark A. Schonewill (Bloomington, MN)
Primary Examiner: Stella Reid
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: John A. Burtis
Application Number: 29/165,675
Current U.S. Class: Bandage For Protection Or Treatment (53) (D24/189)
International Classification: 2404;