Patient cable connector
United States Patent D393830

Tobler, David R. (Westminister, CO)
Gerhardt, Thomas J. (Littleton, CO)
Mason, Eugene E. (Boulder, CO)
Mills, Mike A. (Golden, CO)
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Masimo Corporation (Irvine, CA)
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Field of Search:
D13/133, D13/146, D13/147, D24/168, D24/185-187, 128/633, 128/664-667, 385/53-56, 385/75-78, 439/76.1, 439/350, 439/352, 439/353, 439/357, 439/358, 439/606
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US Patent References:
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D368696Connector plugApril, 1996Nagele et al.D13/133
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5109849Perinatal pulse oximetry sensorMay, 1992Goodman et al.
5007704OximeterApril, 1991McCartney385/56
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Foreign References:
AU8593891April, 1992
CA2052650April, 1992
EP0481612April, 1992Adhesive pulse oximeter sensor with reusable portion.
EP0538631April, 1993Universal pulse oximeter probe.
Primary Examiner:
Douglas, Alan P.
Assistant Examiner:
Tabor, Lavone D.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear
1. The ornamental design for a patient cable connector, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the top and one side of a patient cable connector showing our new design, with the broken lines showing a sensor tab and a cord being for illustrative purposes only and forming no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the bottom and opposite side of the patient cable connector;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a back elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.