US Patent No: D438617

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Portion of an adaptor for a medical instrument

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.SUNNYVALE, CA167

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Blumenkranz, Stephen J Redwood City, CA 80 1407
Cooper, Thomas Menlo Park, CA 20 854
Julian, Chris Los Gatos, CA 14 476

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INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. (1)
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SRI INTERNATIONAL (1)
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COVIDIEN LP (26)
6,793,652 Electro-mechanical surgical device 179 2000
6,981,941 Electro-mechanical surgical device 203 2001
7,032,798 Electro-mechanical surgical device 251 2001
6,843,403 Surgical clamping, cutting and stapling device 332 2001
7,695,485 Surgical device 2 2001
8,016,855 Surgical device 4 2002
7,951,071 Moisture-detecting shaft for use with an electro-mechanical surgical device 1 2002
6,849,071 Electro-mechanical surgical device 166 2002
6,846,308 Electro-mechanical surgical device 162 2002
6,846,309 Electro-mechanical surgical device 157 2002
6,846,307 Electro-mechanical surgical device 156 2002
7,743,960 Surgical device 88 2003
8,025,199 Surgical cutting and stapling device 39 2004
8,357,144 Electro-mechanical surgical device 2 2005
7,963,433 Surgical device having multiple drivers 7 2008
7,918,230 Surgical device having a rotatable jaw portion 8 2008
8,021,373 Surgical device 0 2010
8,056,786 Surgical device 0 2010
7,992,758 Surgical device having a rotatable jaw portion 3 2011
8,342,379 Surgical device having multiple drivers 1 2011
8,272,554 Surgical device having multiple drivers 2 2011
8,628,467 Moisture-detecting shaft for use with an electro-mechanical surgical device 0 2011
8,353,440 Surgical device having a rotatable jaw portion 0 2011
8,512,359 Surgical device 0 2011
8,518,074 Surgical device 0 2011
8,540,733 Surgical method and device having a first jaw and a second jaw in opposed correspondence for clamping, cutting, and stapling tissue 0 2011
 
BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA (4)
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8,604,742 Robotic devices with arms and related methods 0 2012
 
VIRTUAL INCISION CORPORATION (2)
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7,772,796 Robotic devices with agent delivery components and related methods 3 2007
 
INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC. (1)
8,142,447 Mechanical actuator interface system for robotic surgical tools 2 2009
 
MACDONALD DETTWILER & ASSOCIATES INC. (1)
8,444,631 Surgical manipulator 0 2008
 
MacDonald Dettwiller and Associates Inc. (1)
8,491,603 Surgical manipulator 0 2007