Wrist brace

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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a first embodiment of a wrist brace for the left hand, showing our new design in closed condition on the environment of a left hand;

FIG. 2 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side view thereof, as taken from the right side in FIG. 2;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a side view thereof, as taken from the left side of FIG. 2;

FIG. 6 is an end view thereof, as taken from the top of FIG. 2; and,

FIG. 7 is a end view thereof, as taken from the bottom of FIG. 2.

A second embodiment of the wrist brace for a right hand is a mirror image of the wrist brace shown in FIGS. 1–7. Our new, original, and ornamental design for a wrist brace includes embodiments for both left hands and right hands.

The broken lines showing a hand, seam patterns and oval-shaped holes on the lace guides are included for the purpose of illustrating environmental structure and form no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a wrist brace, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D617464
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 13, 2009
Date of Patent: Jun 8, 2010
Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company (St. Paul, MN)
Inventors: Edward L. Weaver, II (Milford, OH), Shaelyn D. Benson (St. Paul, MN), Beth E. Gramza (Cincinnati, OH), Sherry A. Hinds (Goshen, OH)
Primary Examiner: Philip S Hyder
Assistant Examiner: Susan E Krakower
Attorney: Lisa P. Fulton
Application Number: 29/340,062