US Patent No: D532108

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Surgical stapler

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COVIDIEN LPMANSFIELD, MA2970

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Milliman, Keith L Bethel, CT 172 10691

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
United States Surgical Corporation (47)
4,304,236 Stapling instrument having an anvil-carrying part of particular geometric shape 274 1980
4,606,343 Self-powered surgical fastening instrument 370 1980
4,351,466 Disposable instrument for surgical fastening 158 1980
4,379,457 Indicator for surgical stapler 206 1981
4,573,468 Hollow body organ stapling instrument and disposable cartridge employing relief vents 242 1981
4,576,167 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 346 1981
4,603,693 Instrument for circular surgical stapling of hollow body organs and disposable cartridge therefor 311 1981
4,473,077 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 321 1982
4,485,817 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 254 1982
4,488,523 Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners 212 1982
4,671,445 Flexible surgical stapler assembly 435 1984
4,646,745 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 243 1985
5,119,983 Surgical stapler apparatus 287 1987
4,754,909 Flexible stapler 376 1987
4,893,622 Method of stapling tubular body organs 138 1988
4,917,114 Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus 161 1988
5,005,749 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 220 1988
5,193,731 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 129 1990
5,285,944 Surgical stapler apparatus 74 1990
5,122,156 Apparatus for securement and attachment of body organs 243 1990
5,253,793 Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners 229 1991
5,158,222 Surgical stapler apparatus 96 1991
5,314,435 Anvil delivery system 138 1992
5,360,154 Apparatus for creating partial anastomoses 74 1992
5,470,006 Surgical fastening apparatus with locking mechanism 188 1992
5,368,215 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 57 1992
5,344,059 Surgical apparatus and anvil delivery system therefor 99 1992
5,437,684 Circular anastomosis device 109 1993
5,447,514 Circular anastomosis device 135 1993
5,454,825 Circular anastomosis device with seal 157 1993
5,522,534 Anvil for surgical stapler 59 1993
5,497,934 Surgical apparatus with indicator 75 1993
5,392,979 Surgical stapler apparatus 315 1993
5,474,223 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 95 1994
5,443,198 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 129 1994
5,685,474 Tactile indicator for surgical instrument 224 1994
5,718,360 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 191 1994
5,588,579 Anvil for circular stapler 332 1995
5,799,857 Circular anastomosis device 413 1996
5,639,008 Anvil for circular stapler 336 1996
5,836,503 Insertion device for surgical apparatus 269 1996
5,860,581 Anvil for circular stapler 141 1996
5,758,814 Anvil for circular stapler 279 1997
5,915,616 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 482 1997
6,053,390 Anvil for surgical stapler 225 1999
6,203,553 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 125 1999
6,676,671 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 123 2001
 
ETHICON, INC. (26)
4,207,898 Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 175 1978
4,319,576 Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 250 1980
4,289,133 Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument 184 1980
4,703,887 Collapsible purse string aid for use with intraluminal stapling device 249 1985
5,104,025 Intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapler with detached anvil 396 1990
5,222,963 Pull-through circular anastomosic intraluminal stapler with absorbable fastener means 333 1991
5,271,543 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 335 1992
5,355,897 Method of performing a pyloroplasty/pylorectomy using a stapler having a shield 192 1992
5,261,920 Anvil bushing for circular stapler 129 1992
5,205,459 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 408 1992
5,309,927 Circular stapler tissue retention spring method 292 1992
5,333,773 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 246 1992
5,285,945 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 314 1992
5,271,544 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 283 1993
5,275,322 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 223 1993
5,292,053 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 289 1993
5,312,024 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 207 1993
5,433,721 Endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue 674 1993
5,350,104 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 203 1994
5,439,156 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 152 1994
5,445,644 Pyloroplasty/pylorectomy shield 193 1994
5,404,870 Method of using a transanal inserter 80 1994
5,533,661 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 339 1995
5,609,285 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 358 1995
5,632,433 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 301 1995
6,503,259 Expandable anastomotic device 237 2000
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (19)
6,592,596 Devices and related methods for securing a tissue fold 171 2000
6,398,795 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 152 2000
6,585,144 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 69 2001
6,629,630 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 177 2001
6,632,227 Endoscopic resection devices 156 2001
6,578,751 Method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 212 2001
6,605,078 Full thickness resection device 122 2001
6,478,210 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 95 2002
6,716,222 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 113 2002
6,685,079 Full thickness resectioning device 49 2002
6,695,198 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 71 2003
6,840,423 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 88 2003
6,827,246 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 38 2003
6,820,791 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 39 2003
6,938,814 Full thickness resectioning device 41 2003
6,866,178 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 122 2003
2005/0145,675 CIRCUMFERENTIAL FULL THICKNESS RESECTIONING DEVICE 121 2003
6,874,669 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 178 2004
2005/0125,009 Full thickness resection device control handle 186 2004
 
HEARTPORT, INC. (11)
5,709,335 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 182 1995
5,732,872 Surgical stapling instrument 413 1996
5,881,943 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 200 1997
5,947,363 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 199 1998
6,253,984 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 78 1999
6,209,773 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 105 1999
6,176,413 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 188 2000
6,450,390 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 71 2001
6,588,643 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 196 2001
6,631,837 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 47 2001
6,659,327 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 59 2002
 
GENOIL INC. (10)
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 9 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 9 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 9 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 9 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 9 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 9 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 9 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 9 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 9 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 9 2004
 
COVIDIEN LP (7)
6,488,197 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing resecting and stapling instruments 318 2000
6,491,201 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 307 2000
6,533,157 Tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device 158 2000
6,716,233 Electromechanical driver and remote surgical instrument attachment having computer assisted control capabilities 327 2000
6,945,444 Surgical stapling device for performing circular anastomoses 237 2002
6,681,979 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing stapling, and resecting instruments 280 2002
6,695,199 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 278 2002
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
6,179,195 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 148 1999
6,241,140 Method and device for full-thickness resectioning of an organ 99 2000
6,343,731 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 77 2001
6,601,749 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 256 2001
2003/0111,507 Balloon actuator for use in a resectioning device 59 2001
6,742,692 method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 47 2003
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (3)
6,083,241 Method of use of a circular stapler for hemorrhoidal procedure 124 1998
6,102,271 Circular stapler for hemorrhoidal surgery 314 1998
6,193,129 Cutting blade for a surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 281 2000
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (3)
5,395,030 Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues 515 1993
5,658,300 Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues 306 1995
6,050,472 Surgical anastomosis stapler 283 1997
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (2)
6,119,913 Endoscopic stapler 472 1996
6,126,058 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 355 1998
 
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (2)
6,258,107 Apparatus for connecting a variety of surgical instruments to an operating control device 221 1999
6,269,997 Apparatus for actuating a variety of interchangeable surgical instruments for hollow organ anastomosis 64 1999
 
MEDIGUS LTD. (2)
6,872,214 Stapler for endoscopes 173 2002
2005/0145,674 Stapler for endoscopes 57 2005
 
Resnick; Semion (2)
4,700,703 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 234 1986
4,903,697 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 140 1988
 
SURGICAL CONNECTIONS, INC. (2)
6,149,667 Devices and methods for treating E.G. urinary stress incontinence 199 1999
6,517,566 Devices and methods for treating e.g. urinary stress incontinence 206 2000
 
The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (2)
5,197,649 Gastrointestinal endoscoptic stapler 319 1991
5,411,508 Gastrointestinal approximating and tissue attaching device 406 1993
 
ALCHEMIA A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
4,550,870 Stapling device 145 1983
 
American Cyanamid Company (1)
4,667,673 Anastomotic device applicator and method 161 1984
 
AVANT, OTIS LYNN (1)
4,873,977 Stapling method and apparatus for vesicle-urethral re-anastomosis following retropubic prostatectomy and other tubular anastomosis 247 1987
 
Bieffe Medital S.A. (1)
5,139,513 Apparatus and method for suturing 280 1990
 
Bio-Seal Tech, Inc. (1)
6,632,237 Device and method for sealing a puncture in a blood vessel 76 2001
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
6,302,311 Endoscopic stapler 287 2000
 
Cardica, Inc. (1)
6,905,504 Tool for performing end-to-end anastomosis 48 2002
 
CMS SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5,951,576 End-to-side vascular anastomosing stapling device 219 1998
 
DEUTSCHE FORSCHUNGSANSTALT FUR LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (1)
5,669,918 Surgical instrument for preparing an anastomosis in minimally invasive surgery 314 1996
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,346,115 Surgical staple inserter 90 1993
 
ELF ATOCHEM S.A. (1)
5,957,363 Method of performing vascular anastomosis 180 1997
 
ENCISION, INC. (1)
6,494,877 Electrosurgical apparatus for laparoscopic and like procedures 59 1998
 
GLOBE CONTROL FINANZ AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
4,817,847 Instrument and a procedure for performing an anastomosis 301 1988
 
INTEGRATED VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, LC (1)
6,626,921 Externally positioned anvil apparatus for cutting anastomosis 80 2001
 
ITT CORPORATION (1)
5,285,810 Pressure-reducing regulator for compressed natural gas 22 1993
 
KASTER, ROBERT L. (1)
5,403,333 Side-to-end vascular anastomotic staple apparatus 189 1993
 
LSI SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5,839,639 Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument 364 1995
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
2005/0143,758 Anastomosis device, tools and methods of using 29 2004
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5,348,259 Flexible, articulable column 226 1992
 
Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases (1)
4,198,982 Surgical stapling instrument and method 255 1978
 
NICOLO, ENRICO (1)
6,520,398 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 55 2001
 
NITI SURGICAL SOLUTIONS LTD. (1)
6,884,250 Intratubular anastomosis apparatus 51 2002
 
Odis Lynn Avant (1)
5,047,039 Method and apparatus for effecting dorsal vein ligation and tubular anastomosis and laparoscopic prostatectomy 259 1990
 
OTICON A/S (1)
5,993,468 Method and anastomotic instrument for use when performing an end-to-side anastomosis 187 1998
 
PRIVASYS, INC. (1)
2003/0061,168 Method for generating customer secure card numbers 16 2001
 
ROSATI, RICCARDO (1)
4,907,591 Surgical instrument for establishing compression anastomosis 300 1988
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
7,711,347 Mixer 96 2006
 
SENCORP (1)
4,592,354 Tissue retention spool for intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapling instrument and methods 215 1983
 
Takasago Medical Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4,708,141 Soluble suturing device for an intestine 135 1986
 
Tracor, Inc. (1)
5,715,987 Constant width, adjustable grip, staple apparatus and method 325 1996
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (1)
6,769,594 End-to-end anastomosis instrument and method for performing same 174 2002
 
VSESOJUZNY NAUCHNO-ISSLEDOVATELSKY I ISPYTATELNY INSTITUT MEDITSINSKOI TEKHNIKI (1)
4,505,272 Surgical suturing instrument for performing anastomoses between structures of the digestive tract 158 1983
 
WILLIAM C. SHAW AND LORETTA SHAW (1)
6,623,227 Drill screw for adjusting molding relative to an underlying wall 30 2001
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (24)
4,350,160 Instrument for establishing vascular anastomoses 308 1980
4,476,863 Surgical instrument for establishing circular coloanastomoses 147 1981
4,505,414 Expandable anvil surgical stapler 422 1983
4,957,499 Surgical suturing instrument 274 1989
5,042,707 Intravascular stapler, and method of operating same 538 1990
5,197,648 Surgical stapling apparatus 148 1991
5,188,638 Apparatus and method for preforming anastomosis fastener securement of hollow organs 165 1992
5,221,036 Surgical stapler 261 1992
5,314,436 Method and apparatus for performing end-to-end anastomoses 116 1992
5,330,486 Laparoscopic or endoscopic anastomosis technique and associated instruments 443 1992
5,868,760 Method and apparatus for endolumenally resectioning tissue 421 1994
5,720,755 Tubular suturing device and methods of use 183 1995
5,855,312 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 170 1996
6,264,086 Surgical apparatus and method 404 1997
6,117,148 Intraluminal anastomotic device 247 1998
6,279,809 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 189 1999
6,068,636 Intra-intestinal bypass gun 54 1999
6,402,008 Surgical stapler assembly with interchangeable heads 53 2000
6,338,737 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 173 2001
6,387,105 Devices and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis 136 2001
2005/0051,597 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 35 2001
6,769,590 Luminal anastomotic device and method 82 2002
6,763,993 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 48 2003
2005/0107,813 Bone fixing device for cranial surgery 33 2004

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ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (2)
D701306 Surgical stapler handle 0 2012
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