US Patent No: D532108

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Surgical stapler

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COVIDIEN LPMANSFIELD, MA4407

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Milliman, Keith L Bethel, CT 125 18917

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (24)
4,350,160 Instrument for establishing vascular anastomoses 337 1980
4,476,863 Surgical instrument for establishing circular coloanastomoses 179 1981
4,505,414 Expandable anvil surgical stapler 628 1983
4,957,499 Surgical suturing instrument 339 1989
5,042,707 Intravascular stapler, and method of operating same 780 1990
5,197,648 Surgical stapling apparatus 277 1991
5,188,638 Apparatus and method for preforming anastomosis fastener securement of hollow organs 189 1992
5,221,036 Surgical stapler 439 1992
5,314,436 Method and apparatus for performing end-to-end anastomoses 140 1992
5,330,486 Laparoscopic or endoscopic anastomosis technique and associated instruments 586 1992
5,868,760 Method and apparatus for endolumenally resectioning tissue 626 1994
5,720,755 Tubular suturing device and methods of use 235 1995
5,855,312 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 221 1996
6,264,086 Surgical apparatus and method 639 1997
6,117,148 Intraluminal anastomotic device 426 1998
6,279,809 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 248 1999
6,068,636 Intra-intestinal bypass gun 74 1999
6,402,008 Surgical stapler assembly with interchangeable heads 72 2000
6,338,737 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 343 2001
6,387,105 Devices and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis 220 2001
2005/0051,597 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 83 2001
6,769,590 Luminal anastomotic device and method 233 2002
6,763,993 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 65 2003
2005/0107,813 Bone fixing device for cranial surgery 51 2004
 
Tracor, Inc. (1)
5,715,987 Constant width, adjustable grip, staple apparatus and method 527 1996
 
GENOIL INC. (7)
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 16 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 16 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 16 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 16 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 16 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 16 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 16 2004
 
GLOBE CONTROL FINANZ AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
4,817,847 Instrument and a procedure for performing an anastomosis 469 1988
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (1)
6,769,594 End-to-end anastomosis instrument and method for performing same 333 2002
 
NICOLO, ENRICO (1)
6,520,398 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 73 2001
 
Privasys, Inc (1)
2003/0061,168 Method for generating customer secure card numbers 32 2001
 
Takasago Medical Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4,708,141 Soluble suturing device for an intestine 277 1986
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
7,711,347 Mixer 97 2006
 
COVIDIEN LP (7)
6,488,197 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing resecting and stapling instruments 523 2000
6,491,201 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 500 2000
6,533,157 Tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device 326 2000
6,716,233 Electromechanical driver and remote surgical instrument attachment having computer assisted control capabilities 537 2000
6,945,444 Surgical stapling device for performing circular anastomoses 416 2002
6,681,979 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing stapling, and resecting instruments 449 2002
6,695,199 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 446 2002
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
6,179,195 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 276 1999
6,241,140 Method and device for full-thickness resectioning of an organ 216 2000
6,343,731 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 207 2001
6,601,749 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 432 2001
2003/0111,507 Balloon actuator for use in a resectioning device 81 2001
6,742,692 method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 64 2003
 
SENCORP (1)
4,592,354 Tissue retention spool for intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapling instrument and methods 256 1983
 
DEUTSCHE FORSCHUNGSANSTALT FUR LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (1)
5,669,918 Surgical instrument for preparing an anastomosis in minimally invasive surgery 474 1996
 
SURGICAL CONNECTIONS, INC. (2)
6,149,667 Devices and methods for treating E.G. urinary stress incontinence 293 1999
6,517,566 Devices and methods for treating e.g. urinary stress incontinence 409 2000
 
OTICON A/S (1)
5,993,468 Method and anastomotic instrument for use when performing an end-to-side anastomosis 237 1998
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5,348,259 Flexible, articulable column 371 1992
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (3)
6,083,241 Method of use of a circular stapler for hemorrhoidal procedure 167 1998
6,102,271 Circular stapler for hemorrhoidal surgery 523 1998
6,193,129 Cutting blade for a surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 460 2000
 
ELF ATOCHEM S.A. (1)
5,957,363 Method of performing vascular anastomosis 213 1997
 
HEARTPORT, INC. (11)
5,709,335 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 214 1995
5,732,872 Surgical stapling instrument 616 1996
5,881,943 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 231 1997
5,947,363 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 231 1998
6,253,984 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 98 1999
6,209,773 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 134 1999
6,176,413 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 218 2000
6,450,390 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 90 2001
6,588,643 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 352 2001
6,631,837 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 65 2001
6,659,327 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 79 2002
 
NITI SURGICAL SOLUTIONS LTD. (1)
6,884,250 Intratubular anastomosis apparatus 87 2002
 
ETHICON, INC. (25)
4,319,576 Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 293 1980
4,289,133 Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument 315 1980
4,703,887 Collapsible purse string aid for use with intraluminal stapling device 311 1985
5,104,025 Intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapler with detached anvil 580 1990
5,222,963 Pull-through circular anastomosic intraluminal stapler with absorbable fastener means 504 1991
5,271,543 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 498 1992
5,355,897 Method of performing a pyloroplasty/pylorectomy using a stapler having a shield 239 1992
5,261,920 Anvil bushing for circular stapler 160 1992
5,205,459 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 644 1992
5,309,927 Circular stapler tissue retention spring method 495 1992
5,333,773 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 315 1992
5,285,945 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 513 1992
5,271,544 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 428 1993
5,275,322 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 271 1993
5,292,053 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 397 1993
5,312,024 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 356 1993
5,433,721 Endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue 938 1993
5,350,104 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 250 1994
5,439,156 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 293 1994
5,445,644 Pyloroplasty/pylorectomy shield 335 1994
5,404,870 Method of using a transanal inserter 114 1994
5,533,661 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 525 1995
5,609,285 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 547 1995
5,632,433 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 478 1995
6,503,259 Expandable anastomotic device 432 2000
 
THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (2)
5,197,649 Gastrointestinal endoscoptic stapler 438 1991
5,411,508 Gastrointestinal approximating and tissue attaching device 649 1993
 
Kaster; Robert L. (1)
5,403,333 Side-to-end vascular anastomotic staple apparatus 209 1993
 
CMS SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5,951,576 End-to-side vascular anastomosing stapling device 275 1998
 
Odis Lynn Avant (1)
5,047,039 Method and apparatus for effecting dorsal vein ligation and tubular anastomosis and laparoscopic prostatectomy 294 1990
 
AVANT, OTIS LYNN (1)
4,873,977 Stapling method and apparatus for vesicle-urethral re-anastomosis following retropubic prostatectomy and other tubular anastomosis 379 1987
 
Resnick; Semion (2)
4,700,703 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 358 1986
4,903,697 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 276 1988
 
Bieffe Medital S.A. (1)
5,139,513 Apparatus and method for suturing 457 1990
 
INTEGRATED VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, LC (1)
6,626,921 Externally positioned anvil apparatus for cutting anastomosis 110 2001
 
Cardica, Inc. (1)
6,905,504 Tool for performing end-to-end anastomosis 72 2002
 
ENCISION, INC. (1)
6,494,877 Electrosurgical apparatus for laparoscopic and like procedures 84 1998
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (3)
5,395,030 Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues 719 1993
5,658,300 Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues 490 1995
6,050,472 Surgical anastomosis stapler 443 1997
 
LSI SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5,839,639 Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument 564 1995
 
MEDIGUS LTD. (2)
6,872,214 Stapler for endoscopes 334 2002
2005/0145,674 Stapler for endoscopes 82 2005
 
ALCHEMIA A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
4,550,870 Stapling device 197 1983
 
ITT CORPORATION (1)
5,285,810 Pressure-reducing regulator for compressed natural gas 25 1993
 
ACTIVE PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 23 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 23 2004
 
Bio-Seal Tech, Inc. (1)
6,632,237 Device and method for sealing a puncture in a blood vessel 107 2001
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
2005/0143,758 Anastomosis device, tools and methods of using 38 2004
 
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 425 1999
6,269,997 Apparatus for actuating a variety of interchangeable surgical instruments for hollow organ anastomosis 86 1999
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (19)
6,592,596 Devices and related methods for securing a tissue fold 222 2000
6,398,795 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 197 2000
6,585,144 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 183 2001
6,629,630 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 343 2001
6,632,227 Endoscopic resection devices 202 2001
6,578,751 Method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 369 2001
6,605,078 Full thickness resection device 254 2001
6,478,210 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 217 2002
6,716,222 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 141 2002
6,685,079 Full thickness resectioning device 69 2002
6,695,198 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 191 2003
6,840,423 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 212 2003
6,827,246 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 151 2003
6,820,791 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 148 2003
6,938,814 Full thickness resectioning device 66 2003
6,866,178 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 283 2003
2005/0145,675 CIRCUMFERENTIAL FULL THICKNESS RESECTIONING DEVICE 273 2003
6,874,669 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 348 2004
2005/0125,009 Full thickness resection device control handle 328 2004
 
AMERICAN CYANAMID COMPANY (1)
4,667,673 Anastomotic device applicator and method 200 1984
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,346,115 Surgical staple inserter 109 1993
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (2)
6,119,913 Endoscopic stapler 693 1996
6,126,058 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 549 1998
 
VSESOJUZNY NAUCHNO-ISSLEDOVATELSKY I ISPYTATELNY INSTITUT MEDITSINSKOI TEKHNIKI (1)
4,505,272 Surgical suturing instrument for performing anastomoses between structures of the digestive tract 293 1983
 
UNITED STATES SURGICAL CORPORATION (47)
4,304,236 Stapling instrument having an anvil-carrying part of particular geometric shape 351 1980
4,606,343 Self-powered surgical fastening instrument 526 1980
4,351,466 Disposable instrument for surgical fastening 191 1980
4,379,457 Indicator for surgical stapler 340 1981
4,573,468 Hollow body organ stapling instrument and disposable cartridge employing relief vents 395 1981
4,576,167 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 495 1981
4,603,693 Instrument for circular surgical stapling of hollow body organs and disposable cartridge therefor 361 1981
4,473,077 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 462 1982
4,485,817 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 294 1982
4,488,523 Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners 352 1982
4,671,445 Flexible surgical stapler assembly 633 1984
4,646,745 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 284 1985
5,119,983 Surgical stapler apparatus 336 1987
4,754,909 Flexible stapler 552 1987
4,893,622 Method of stapling tubular body organs 272 1988
4,917,114 Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus 205 1988
5,005,749 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 265 1988
5,193,731 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 152 1990
5,285,944 Surgical stapler apparatus 96 1990
5,122,156 Apparatus for securement and attachment of body organs 420 1990
5,253,793 Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners 382 1991
5,158,222 Surgical stapler apparatus 123 1991
5,314,435 Anvil delivery system 162 1992
5,360,154 Apparatus for creating partial anastomoses 93 1992
5,470,006 Surgical fastening apparatus with locking mechanism 315 1992
5,368,215 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 76 1992
5,344,059 Surgical apparatus and anvil delivery system therefor 124 1992
5,437,684 Circular anastomosis device 135 1993
5,447,514 Circular anastomosis device 157 1993
5,454,825 Circular anastomosis device with seal 189 1993
5,522,534 Anvil for surgical stapler 77 1993
5,497,934 Surgical apparatus with indicator 103 1993
5,392,979 Surgical stapler apparatus 497 1993
5,474,223 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 125 1994
5,443,198 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 205 1994
5,685,474 Tactile indicator for surgical instrument 393 1994
5,718,360 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 350 1994
5,588,579 Anvil for circular stapler 523 1995
5,799,857 Circular anastomosis device 628 1996
5,639,008 Anvil for circular stapler 518 1996
5,836,503 Insertion device for surgical apparatus 441 1996
5,860,581 Anvil for circular stapler 285 1996
5,758,814 Anvil for circular stapler 454 1997
5,915,616 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 723 1997
6,053,390 Anvil for surgical stapler 387 1999
6,203,553 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 153 1999
6,676,671 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 174 2001
 
WILLIAM C. SHAW AND LORETTA SHAW (1)
6,623,227 Drill screw for adjusting molding relative to an underlying wall 32 2001
 
MORE CHARM, LTD. (1)
8,453,835 Protective cover for communication device 12 2011
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
6,302,311 Endoscopic stapler 476 2000
 
ROSATI, RICCARDO (1)
4,907,591 Surgical instrument for establishing compression anastomosis 338 1988
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ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, LLC (2)
D701306 Surgical stapler handle 0 2012
D700325 Surgical stapler handle 0 2012
 
BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (1)
* 2006/0201,989 Surgical anvil and system for deploying the same 173 2006
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