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FIG. 1 is a perspective view taken from a top, front, left side of the instrument;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a back view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.

Throughout the Figures, the dash-dotted lines represent the bounds of the claim, and all other broken lines illustrate unclaimed portions of the instrument. None of the broken lines form a part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for an instrument, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D734865
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 11, 2014
Date of Patent: Jul 21, 2015
Assignee: GENEPOC INC. (Québec, QC)
Inventors: Sébastien Chapdelaine (Saint-Nicolas), Thomas-Éric Beliveau (Montréal), Patrick Mainville (Montréal), François Gaucher (Beloeil), Antoine Dallaire (Montréal), Michel G. Bergeron (Québec)
Primary Examiner: Anhdao Doan
Application Number: 29/487,718