Title:
Star-shaped adhesive bandage
United States Patent D404135


Inventors:
Dunshee, Wayne K. (Maplewood, MN)
Application Number:
29/070492
Publication Date:
01/12/1999
Filing Date:
05/08/1997
Assignee:
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (St. Paul, MN)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D24/189, D24/128, D24/127, D28/99, D20/11, 602/41-59
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US Patent References:
D377529Topical dressingJanuary, 1997Nyqvist-MayerD24/189
D377688Adhesive bandage backingJanuary, 1997Dunshee et al.D24/189
D376850Adhesive bandage backingDecember, 1996Dunshee et al.D24/189
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D369836Set of bingo chipsMay, 1996MazzioD21/51
D367730Sheet of sun tattoosMarch, 1996ChiavettaD28/99
D342283Pad of stickers for use in forming sun tatoosDecember, 1993McGillD20/11
D340985Adhesive bandageNovember, 1993ArginskyD24/189
D340986Adhesive bandageNovember, 1993ArginskyD24/189
D340987Adhesive bandageNovember, 1993ArginskyD24/189
D340988Adhesive bandageNovember, 1993ArginskyD24/189
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Foreign References:
FR2661821November, 1991
DE1078285March, 1960
IT580420August, 1958
KR81-6111July, 1981
WO/1994/001556July, 1994POLYPEPTIDES HAVING SEROTONINERGIC RECEPTOR ACTIVITY (5HT6), NUCLEIC ACIDS CODING FOR SAID POLYPEPTIDES, AND USES THEREOF
Other References:
4 Pages of sample products from pending application No. D29/035,049 (Oct. 93; Jun. 94; Oct. 94).
Coverlet Brand Adhesive Dressing, 1995.
Dennison Manufacturing Company; Tags & Specialties Catalog p. 76, gummed stars.
Handbook of Design & Devices by C. Hornung, .COPYRGT.1932, p. 23, trefoil No. 200.
Symbols, Signs & Signets by Ernst Lehner, .COPYRGT.1950, p. 108, trefoil No. 589.
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Primary Examiner:
Zarfas, Louis S.
Assistant Examiner:
Andoll G.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Griswold, Gary L.
Sprague, Robert W.
Bauer, Stephen W.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a star-shaped adhesive bandage, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a star-shaped adhesive bandage showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a back view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of a second embodiment of a star-shaped adhesive bandage of my new design;

FIG. 9 is a top plan view of the adhesive bandage of FIG. 8;

FIG. 10 is a bottom plan view of the adhesive bandage of FIGS. 8 and 9;

FIG. 11 is a front view of the adhesive bandage of FIGS. 8-10;

FIG. 12 is a back view of the adhesive bandage of FIGS. 8-11;

FIG. 13 is a right side view of the adhesive bandage of FIGS. 8-12;

FIG. 14 is a left side view of the adhesive bandage of FIGS. 8-13;

FIG. 15 is a perspective view of a third embodiment of a star-shaped adhesive bandage of my new design;

FIG. 16 is a top plan view of the adhesive bandage of FIG. 15;

FIG. 17 is a bottom plan view of the adhesive bandage of FIGS. 15 and 16;

FIG. 18 is a front view of the adhesive bandage of FIGS. 15-17;

FIG. 19 is a back view of the adhesive bandage of FIGS. 15-18;

FIG. 20 is a right side view of the adhesive bandage of FIGS. 15-19; and,

FIG. 21 is a left side view of the adhesive bandage of FIGS. 15-20.