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, CA168

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Blumenkranz, Stephen J Redwood City, CA 70 2834
Cooper, Thomas Menlo Park, CA 19 1542
Julian, Chris Los Gatos, CA 12 979

Cited Art Landscape

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IMMERSION CORPORATION (1)
5,623,582 Computer interface or control input device for laparoscopic surgical instrument and other elongated mechanical objects 270 1994
 
Nagase & Co. Ltd. (1)
5,885,583 Method for inhibiting hyperlipemia with emmeisou or an extract thereof 9 1997
 
SRI INTERNATIONAL (1)
5,814,038 Surgical manipulator for a telerobotic system 170 1997
 
INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5,911,036 Head cursor control interface for an automated endoscope system for optimal positioning 186 1997
 
COMPUTER MOTION (1)
5,855,583 Method and apparatus for performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures 566 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 428 1997
 
KARL STORZ GMBH & CO. KG (1)
5,184,601 Endoscope stabilizer 288 1991
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MACDONALD, DETTWILER AND ASSOCIATES INC. (2)
8,444,631 Surgical manipulator 7 2008
* 2009/0163,929 Surgical manipulator 19 2008
 
INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. (1)
* 2005/0149,003 Surgical robotic tools, data architecture, and use 26 2004
 
MacDonald Dettwiller and Associates Inc. (1)
8,491,603 Surgical manipulator 1 2007
 
VIRTUAL INCISION CORPORATION (8)
7,492,116 Robot for surgical applications 28 2007
* 2007/0241,714 ROBOT FOR SURGICAL APPLICATIONS 18 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
* 2008/0058,835 MAGNETICALLY COUPLEABLE ROBOTIC SURGICAL DEVICES AND RELATED METHODS 30 2007
* 2008/0004,634 MAGNETICALLY COUPLEABLE ROBOTIC SURGICAL DEVICES AND RELATED METHODS 35 2007
* 2008/0058,989 SURGICAL CAMERA ROBOT 18 2007
7,772,796 Robotic devices with agent delivery components and related methods 14 2007
 
INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC. (5)
8,758,352 Mechanical actuator interface system for robotic surgical tools 3 2009
8,142,447 Mechanical actuator interface system for robotic surgical tools 6 2009
9,320,568 Sterile surgical drape 0 2012
8,998,930 Disposable sterile surgical adaptor 1 2012
8,998,799 Sterile surgical adaptor 1 2012
 
COVIDIEN LP (40)
6,793,652 Electro-mechanical surgical device 314 2000
6,981,941 Electro-mechanical surgical device 349 2001
7,032,798 Electro-mechanical surgical device 441 2001
6,843,403 Surgical clamping, cutting and stapling device 550 2001
* 2002/0084,304 Surgical clamping, cutting and stapling device 26 2001
7,695,485 Surgical device 83 2001
* 2003/0105,478 Surgical device 192 2001
8,016,855 Surgical device 99 2002
7,951,071 Moisture-detecting shaft for use with an electro-mechanical surgical device 85 2002
6,849,071 Electro-mechanical surgical device 300 2002
6,846,308 Electro-mechanical surgical device 298 2002
6,846,309 Electro-mechanical surgical device 285 2002
6,846,307 Electro-mechanical surgical device 278 2002
7,743,960 Surgical device 253 2003
8,025,199 Surgical cutting and stapling device 183 2004
8,357,144 Electro-mechanical surgical device 86 2005
* 2005/0192,609 Electro-mechanical surgical device 190 2005
7,963,433 Surgical device having multiple drivers 83 2008
7,918,230 Surgical device having a rotatable jaw portion 72 2008
8,021,373 Surgical device 8 2010
8,056,786 Surgical device 5 2010
8,752,748 Surgical device having a rotatable jaw portion 0 2011
7,992,758 Surgical device having a rotatable jaw portion 34 2011
9,017,371 Surgical device having multiple drivers 1 2011
8,342,379 Surgical device having multiple drivers 13 2011
8,272,554 Surgical device having multiple drivers 85 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 12 2011
9,113,878 Pinion clip for right angle linear cutter 0 2011
8,512,359 Surgical device 38 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 65 2011
9,204,877 Surgical device having a rotatable jaw portion 0 2012
9,113,847 Electro-mechanical surgical device 0 2013
8,858,589 Surgical device 0 2013
8,740,932 Surgical device 0 2013
9,078,654 Surgical device 0 2014
9,282,961 Surgical device having multiple drivers 0 2015
9,247,940 Surgical cutting and stapling device 0 2015
 
BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA (14)
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
* 2009/0076,536 MEDICAL INFLATION, ATTACHMENT, AND DELIVERY DEVICES AND RELATED METHODS 13 2008
8,679,096 Multifunctional operational component for robotic devices 0 2008
7,960,935 Robotic devices with agent delivery components and related methods 15 2010
8,894,633 Modular and cooperative medical devices and related systems and methods 0 2010
* 2011/0237,890 MODULAR AND COOPERATIVE MEDICAL DEVICES AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS 15 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 1 2011
8,604,742 Robotic devices with arms and related methods 0 2012
9,060,781 Methods, systems, and devices relating to surgical end effectors 0 2012
9,089,353 Robotic surgical devices, systems, and related methods 0 2012
9,010,214 Local control robotic surgical devices and related methods 0 2013
9,179,981 Multifunctional operational component for robotic devices 0 2014
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