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Title:
Illuminated guidewire connector
United States Patent D658291
Inventors:
Jenkins, Thomas (Oakland, CA, US)
Goldfarb, Eric (Belmont, CA, US)
Application Number:
D/375613
Publication Date:
04/24/2012
Filing Date:
09/24/2010
Assignee:
Acclarent, Inc. (Menlo Park, CA, US)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 2402
Field of Search:
D24/112, D24/129, D24/130, D24/133, D24/140, D24/146, D24/147, 600/585, 606/159, 606/200, 604/510, 604/528
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Foreign References:
CN2352818December, 1999
Other References:
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Primary Examiner:
Eland, Bridget L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Shatynski, Theodore J.
Claims:
CLAIM

1. The ornamental design for an illuminated guidewire connector, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of an illuminated guidewire connector in accordance with the present invention showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom view thereof.

The broken lines immediately adjacent the claimed areas represent the bounds of the claimed design while all other broken lines are directed to environment and are for illustrative purposes only; the broken lines form no part of the claimed design.