LED-based fiber illuminator
United States Patent D629947

Carpenter, Scott (Elgin, IL, US)
Papanek, Tom (Lake Forest, IL, US)
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Perkinelmer LED Solutions, Inc. (Wheeling, IL, US)
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(IPC1-7): 2605
Field of Search:
D26/24, D26/25, D26/27, D26/113, D26/118, 362/551, 362/552, 362/554, 362/556, 362/555, 362/559, 362/806, 362/812, 362/565, 362/84, 362/217.01, 362/236, 362/237, 362/249.06, 362/249.14, 362/249.15, 362/249.16, 362/269, 385/901
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Primary Examiner:
Lee, Angela J.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Morrison & Foerster LLP

1. The ornamental design for the LED-based fiber illuminator, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an LED-based fiber illuminator showing my design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a back view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.

The portions of the LED-based fiber illuminator shown in broken lines form no part of the claimed design.