Movable ligating band dispenser

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6436108
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09552670

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A ligating band dispenser capable of retraction during movement and exploration to offer an improved field of view for an image sensing device of a hosting endoscope as well as extension to facilitate a conventional ligating procedure.

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ENSURG, INC.NORCROSS, GA4

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Mears, Eric L Duluth, GA 16 655

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SUMITOMO BAKELITE CO., LTD. (1)
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VENTION MEDICAL ADVANCED COMPONENTS, INC. (1)
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ENSURG, INC. (3)
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SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5857585 Ligating band dispenser 40 1996
 
CONMED ENDOSCOPIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
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OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (1)
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STRYKER EUROPEAN HOLDINGS I, LLC (1)
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DABEGRAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
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RadioMed Corporation (1)
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BOSTON SCITNTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (1)
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COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
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Kabushiki Kaisha Top (1)
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (2)
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* 2009/0315,942 INKJET CLEANING UNIT AND METHOD 2 2009
* 8518056 Device for applying successive resilient ligating bands to tissue 1 2011
* 2012/0078,272 Device For Applying Successive Resilient Ligating Bands To Tissue 5 2011
* 2015/0005,664 CANNULA PROVIDED WITH A SEALING ELEMENT FOR USE IN A MEDICAL PROCEDURE 0 2014
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (2)
* 7641652 Band ligation and coagulation 4 2006
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WEATHERFORD TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS, LLC (2)
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HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
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OLYMPUS CORPORATION (2)
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DATASCOPE CORP. (6)
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SUMITOMO BAKELITE CO., LTD. (2)
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (2)
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INDIANA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (2)
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CONMED ENDOSCOPIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
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