Title:
Surgical knife safety handle
United States Patent D496730


Inventors:
Morawski, Michael J. (Haverhill, MA)
Cote, Dana M. (Saugus, MA)
Application Number:
29/177716
Publication Date:
09/28/2004
Filing Date:
03/17/2003
Assignee:
Becton, Dickinson & Company (Franklin Lakes, NJ)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D24/133, D24/146
Field of Search:
D24/133, 30/335, 606/161, D8/99, 606/167, 30/282, 30/295, D8/107, D24/147, 30/329, 30/333, D8/83, 30/151, D24/146, 30/286, 30/337, 606/166, D8/91, 30/162
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US Patent References:
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6089775Retractable-lead mechanical pencilYokouchi401/65
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Primary Examiner:
Simmons, Ian
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Fiedler, Alan W.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a surgical knife safety handle, as shown and described.

Description:
FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a first embodiment of a surgical knife safety handle showing our new design, with the guard extended to cover the surgical knife blade;

FIG. 2 is a top view of the surgical knife safety handle shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view of the surgical knife safety handle shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view of the surgical knife safety handle shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view of the surgical knife safety handle shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a front elevational view of the surgical knife safety handle shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a rear elevational view of the surgical knife safety handle shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of the surgical knife safety handle shown in FIG. 1, with the guard retracted to expose the surgical knife blade.

The broken line showing of the surgical knife blade and blade support is for illustrative purposes only, and forms no part of the claimed design.