Title:
Spinal needle or the like
United States Patent D302589


Inventors:
Mcmenamy, James P. (Warwick, NY)
Montferret, John J. (Newark, NJ)
Application Number:
06/891502
Publication Date:
08/01/1989
Filing Date:
07/29/1986
Assignee:
Becton, Dickinson and Company (Franklin Lakes, NJ)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D24/24, D24/25, D24/14, 128/753, 128/754, 604/170, 604/164, 604/30
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US Patent References:
4230123Needle sheath complex and process for decompression and biopsyOctober, 1980Hawkins, Jr.128/754
3406685Catheter needle and method for its manufactureOctober, 1968May604/164
3175554Split biopsy needleMarch, 1965Stewart128/754
D138589N/AAugust, 1944BrandenburgD24/24
1867624Device for obtaining biopsy specimensJuly, 1932Hoffman128/754



Primary Examiner:
REID, STELLA M
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ROBERT G. POLLOCK (BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY ONE BECTON DR., FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ, 074171880, US)
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a spinal needle or the like, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a side elevational view of a spinal needle or the like, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view of the needle as viewed from the right side in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view of the needle as viewed from the rear in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a side elevational view of the needle as viewed from the left side in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is an enlarged bottom plan view of the needle of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is an enlarged top plan view of the needle in FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is an enlarged, fragmentary side elevational view of the tip portion of the needle;

FIG. 8 is an enlarged, fragmentary side elevational view, showing an alternate embodiment of the tip portion;

FIG. 9 is an enlarged, fragmentary side elevational view, showing another alternate embodiment of the tip portion; and

FIG. 10 is a perspective view of the needle in FIG. 1.