Sternal incision protector
United States Patent D311608

Harding, Bridget M. (1907 Efland Dr., Guilford County, NC)
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D29/10-11, D29/99, D2/190, D2/183, D2/226, 2/2, 2/44-45, 2/102, 2/92, 2/48, 2/50-52, 128/78, 128/157, 128/171, 128/846, 128/870, 128/889
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US Patent References:
4481679Rib protectorNovember, 1984Hayes2/2
4272847Baseball player's chest protectorJune, 1981Buhler2/2
D245731Chest protector for motorcycle ridersSeptember, 1977BargstenD29/10
3182655Shoulder braceMay, 1965NelkinD29/11
1417250Back braceMay, 1922Kelly2/44

Primary Examiner:
Word, Hugo A.
Assistant Examiner:
Mcinroy, Ruth
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Rhodes, Coats & Bennett
1. The ornamental design for a sternal incision protector, as shown anddescribed.


FIG. 1 is a bottom, front and left side perspective view of a sternal incision protector showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom, rear and right side perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top and rear perspective view thereof; and

FIG. 5 is a bottom and rear perspective view thereof.

The body shown in broken lines in FIGS. 1 and 3 is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design. The strap in FIGS. 2, 4 and 5 is shown broken away for ease of illustration.