Docking device for a medical instrument

- Oxford Biosensors Limited
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In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is as a device for holding a medical instrument that is useful for monitoring or treating medical patients.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a docking device for a medical instrument embodying the new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a right side elevational view thereof.


The ornamental design for docking device for a medical instrument, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D538433
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 29, 2004
Date of Patent: Mar 13, 2007
Assignee: Oxford Biosensors Limited (Yarnton)
Inventors: Kevin Lorimer (Oxon), John Griffiths (Derbyshire), David Wykes (Seattle, WA), Ian Heseltine (London), Philip Stankus (West Sussex), Oliver Bishop (Hampshire), Nick Smart (West Sussex)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Daniel Yu
Attorney: Quarles & Brady LLP
Application Number: 29/204,449