Vital signs monitor

- Welch Allyn, Inc.
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Description

This application is related to co-pending U.S. utility patent application Ser. No. 11/032,625, entitled “A Portable Vital Signs Measurement Instrument and Method of Use Thereof”.

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a vital signs monitor illustrating my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a rear elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a rear perspective view thereof.

Claims

The ornamental design for a vital signs monitor, as shown and described.

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Patent History

Patent number: D536795
Type: Grant
Filed: Jan 10, 2005
Date of Patent: Feb 13, 2007
Assignee: Welch Allyn, Inc. (Skaneateles Falls, NY)
Inventors: Alan S. Knieriem (Baldwinsville, NY), William R. Witkowski (Marcellus, NY), Ronald J. Kingston (Syracuse, NY), Scott W. Osiecki (Skaneateles, NY)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Daniel Yu
Attorney: Wall Marjama & Bilinski LLP
Application Number: 29/221,033