Undulated medical instrument handle
United States Patent D655413

Nino, John (Simi Valley, CA, US)
Ivinson, David (Camarillo, CA, US)
Slomski, Douglas B. (Chicago, IL, US)
Application Number:
Publication Date:
Filing Date:
ECA Medical Instruments (Newbury Park, CA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2402
Field of Search:
D24/133, D8/83, D8/107, 433/141, 606/1
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Other References:
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Primary Examiner:
Eland, Bridget L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Baker Hostetler, LLP

1. The ornamental design for an undulated medical instrument handle, as shown and described.


FIGS. 1, 2, 3, and 4 are side elevations at 90 degree offsets of an undulated medical instrument handle showing our new design;

FIG. 5 is a front to back perspective view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a front view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a back view thereof.

The broken lines showing the remainder of the medical instrument are directed to environment and are for illustrative purposes only; the broken lines form no part of the claimed design.