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, CA163

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Blumenkranz, Stephen J Redwood City, CA 92 1943
Cooper, Thomas Menlo Park, CA 21 1186
Julian, Chris Los Gatos, CA 15 695

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
IMMERSION CORPORATION (1)
5,623,582 Computer interface or control input device for laparoscopic surgical instrument and other elongated mechanical objects 257 1994
 
NAGASE & CO., LTD. (1)
5,885,583 Method for inhibiting hyperlipemia with emmeisou or an extract thereof 6 1997
 
SRI INTERNATIONAL (1)
5,814,038 Surgical manipulator for a telerobotic system 158 1997
 
INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5,911,036 Head cursor control interface for an automated endoscope system for optimal positioning 158 1997
 
COMPUTER MOTION (1)
5,855,583 Method and apparatus for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures 452 1996
 
KARL STORZ IMAGING, INC. (1)
5,125,394 Endoscopic adapter with lamina interface 22 1990
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (1)
5,876,325 Surgical manipulation system 353 1997
 
KARL STORZ GMBH & CO. KG (1)
5,184,601 Endoscope stabilizer 264 1991
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MACDONALD DETTWILER & ASSOCIATES INC. (1)
8,444,631 Surgical manipulator 4 2008
 
MacDonald Dettwiller and Associates Inc. (1)
8,491,603 Surgical manipulator 0 2007
 
VIRTUAL INCISION CORPORATION (4)
7,492,116 Robot for surgical applications 24 2007
8,968,332 Magnetically coupleable robotic surgical devices and related methods 0 2007
8,834,488 Magnetically coupleable robotic surgical devices and related methods 0 2007
7,772,796 Robotic devices with agent delivery components and related methods 11 2007
 
INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC. (4)
8,758,352 Mechanical actuator interface system for robotic surgical tools 2 2009
8,142,447 Mechanical actuator interface system for robotic surgical tools 4 2009
8,998,930 Disposable sterile surgical adaptor 0 2012
8,998,799 Sterile surgical adaptor 0 2012
 
COVIDIEN LP (31)
6,793,652 Electro-mechanical surgical device 240 2000
6,981,941 Electro-mechanical surgical device 271 2001
7,032,798 Electro-mechanical surgical device 347 2001
6,843,403 Surgical clamping, cutting and stapling device 445 2001
7,695,485 Surgical device 23 2001
8,016,855 Surgical device 32 2002
7,951,071 Moisture-detecting shaft for use with an electro-mechanical surgical device 23 2002
6,849,071 Electro-mechanical surgical device 227 2002
6,846,308 Electro-mechanical surgical device 226 2002
6,846,309 Electro-mechanical surgical device 215 2002
6,846,307 Electro-mechanical surgical device 210 2002
7,743,960 Surgical device 163 2003
8,025,199 Surgical cutting and stapling device 102 2004
8,357,144 Electro-mechanical surgical device 24 2005
7,963,433 Surgical device having multiple drivers 26 2008
7,918,230 Surgical device having a rotatable jaw portion 32 2008
8,021,373 Surgical device 3 2010
8,056,786 Surgical device 2 2010
8,752,748 Surgical device having a rotatable jaw portion 0 2011
7,992,758 Surgical device having a rotatable jaw portion 20 2011
9,017,371 Surgical device having multiple drivers 0 2011
8,342,379 Surgical device having multiple drivers 7 2011
8,272,554 Surgical device having multiple drivers 17 2011
9,033,868 Couplings for interconnecting components of an electro-mechanical surgical device 0 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 6 2011
8,512,359 Surgical device 3 2011
8,518,074 Surgical device 1 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 8 2011
8,858,589 Surgical device 0 2013
8,740,932 Surgical device 0 2013
 
BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA (9)
8,343,171 Methods and systems of actuation in robotic devices 4 2008
8,974,440 Modular and cooperative medical devices and related systems and methods 0 2008
8,679,096 Multifunctional operational component for robotic devices 0 2008
7,960,935 Robotic devices with agent delivery components and related methods 11 2010
8,894,633 Modular and cooperative medical devices and related systems and methods 0 2010
8,968,267 Methods and systems for handling or delivering materials for natural orifice surgery 0 2011
8,828,024 Methods, systems, and devices for surgical access and procedures 0 2011
8,604,742 Robotic devices with arms and related methods 0 2012
9,010,214 Local control robotic surgical devices and related methods 0 2013
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