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Número de publicaciónUSD747491 S1
Tipo de publicaciónConcesión
Número de solicitudUS 29/470,614
Fecha de publicación12 Ene 2016
Fecha de presentación23 Oct 2013
Fecha de prioridad23 Oct 2013
También publicado comoUSD793559
Número de publicación29470614, 470614, US D747491 S1, US D747491S1, US-S1-D747491, USD747491 S1, USD747491S1
InventoresSara A. Thompson, Mark A. Catron, Eric Collins, Matija Klemenc, Karen M. Kensok, John B. Blix
Cesionario originalSt. Jude Medical, Cardiology Division, Inc.
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Enlaces externos: USPTO, Cesión de USPTO, Espacenet
Ablation generator
US D747491 S1
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    CLAIM
  1. The ornamental design for an ablation generator, as shown and described.
Descripción

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an ablation generator of our new design.

FIG. 2 is a front elevation thereof.

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation thereof.

FIG. 4 is a right side elevation thereof.

FIG. 5 is a left side elevation thereof.

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

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.

In the drawings, the broken lines are for the purpose of illustrating environment only and form no part of the claimed design.

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Clasificaciones
Clasificación de EE.UU.D24/170