Title:
Surgical knife handle
United States Patent D421303


Inventors:
Cote, Dana M. (Lynn, MA)
Keenan, Joseph F. (Cohasset, MA)
Pierce, Robert W. (Wrentham, MA)
Application Number:
29/094328
Publication Date:
02/29/2000
Filing Date:
09/30/1998
Assignee:
Becton, Dickinson and Company (Franklin Lakes, NJ)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D24/133, D24/146, D8/98, D8/198, 606/166, 606/167, 606/1
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US Patent References:
5634918Ophthalmic surgical instrumentJune, 1997Richards606/1
5620453Surgical knife with retractable blade and depth of cut controlApril, 1997Nallakrishnan606/166
5447517Apparatus and method of calibrating a surgical knifeSeptember, 1995Steen et al.606/167
5431671Surgical knife with retractable and angularly adjustable bladeJuly, 1995Nallakrishnan606/167
4898170Surgical knifeFebruary, 1990Hofmann et al.606/166
4768509Surgical knifeSeptember, 1988Grosvenor et al.606/166
4499898Surgical knife with controllably extendable blade and gauge thereforFebruary, 1985Knepshield et al.606/166



Primary Examiner:
Watterson, Eric
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Voellmicke, John L.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design of a surgical knife handle, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a surgical knife handle showing our design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view of the surgical knife handle of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view of the surgical knife handle of FIG. 1, the rear elevational view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the surgical knife handle of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is an end view of the surgical knife handle of FIG. 1 taken from the left side; and,

FIG. 6 is an end view of the surgical knife handle of FIG. 1 taken from the right side.

The broken line showing is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.