US Patent No: D532108

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Surgical stapler

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COVIDIEN LPMANSFIELD, MA4672

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Milliman, Keith L Bethel, CT 126 20361

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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 341 1980
4,476,863 Surgical instrument for establishing circular coloanastomoses 183 1981
4,505,414 Expandable anvil surgical stapler 661 1983
4,957,499 Surgical suturing instrument 346 1989
5,042,707 Intravascular stapler, and method of operating same 828 1990
5,197,648 Surgical stapling apparatus 295 1991
5,188,638 Apparatus and method for preforming anastomosis fastener securement of hollow organs 194 1992
5,221,036 Surgical stapler 466 1992
5,314,436 Method and apparatus for performing end-to-end anastomoses 145 1992
5,330,486 Laparoscopic or endoscopic anastomosis technique and associated instruments 609 1992
5,868,760 Method and apparatus for endolumenally resectioning tissue 650 1994
5,720,755 Tubular suturing device and methods of use 242 1995
5,855,312 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 230 1996
6,264,086 Surgical apparatus and method 674 1997
6,117,148 Intraluminal anastomotic device 448 1998
6,279,809 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 261 1999
6,068,636 Intra-intestinal bypass gun 79 1999
6,402,008 Surgical stapler assembly with interchangeable heads 76 2000
6,338,737 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 363 2001
6,387,105 Devices and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis 228 2001
2005/0051,597 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 86 2001
6,769,590 Luminal anastomotic device and method 253 2002
6,763,993 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 70 2003
2005/0107,813 Bone fixing device for cranial surgery 55 2004
 
TRACOR, INC. (1)
5,715,987 Constant width, adjustable grip, staple apparatus and method 547 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 487 1988
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (1)
6,769,594 End-to-end anastomosis instrument and method for performing same 350 2002
 
Nicolo, Enrico (1)
6,520,398 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 77 2001
 
PRIVASYS, INC. (1)
2003/0061,168 Method for generating customer secure card numbers 35 2001
 
Takasago Medical Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4,708,141 Soluble suturing device for an intestine 295 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 549 2000
6,491,201 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 526 2000
6,533,157 Tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device 353 2000
6,716,233 Electromechanical driver and remote surgical instrument attachment having computer assisted control capabilities 565 2000
6,945,444 Surgical stapling device for performing circular anastomoses 444 2002
6,681,979 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing stapling, and resecting instruments 471 2002
6,695,199 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 468 2002
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
6,179,195 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 298 1999
6,241,140 Method and device for full-thickness resectioning of an organ 237 2000
6,343,731 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 229 2001
6,601,749 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 453 2001
2003/0111,507 Balloon actuator for use in a resectioning device 87 2001
6,742,692 method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 68 2003
 
SENCORP (1)
4,592,354 Tissue retention spool for intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapling instrument and methods 261 1983
 
Deutsche Forschungsanstalt fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (1)
5,669,918 Surgical instrument for preparing an anastomosis in minimally invasive surgery 493 1996
 
SURGICAL CONNECTIONS, INC. (2)
6,149,667 Devices and methods for treating E.G. urinary stress incontinence 308 1999
6,517,566 Devices and methods for treating e.g. urinary stress incontinence 436 2000
 
OTICON A/S (1)
5,993,468 Method and anastomotic instrument for use when performing an end-to-side anastomosis 244 1998
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5,348,259 Flexible, articulable column 394 1992
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (3)
6,083,241 Method of use of a circular stapler for hemorrhoidal procedure 172 1998
6,102,271 Circular stapler for hemorrhoidal surgery 545 1998
6,193,129 Cutting blade for a surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 480 2000
 
ELF ATOCHEM S.A. (1)
5,957,363 Method of performing vascular anastomosis 218 1997
 
HEARTPORT, INC. (11)
5,709,335 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 218 1995
5,732,872 Surgical stapling instrument 639 1996
5,881,943 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 236 1997
5,947,363 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 239 1998
6,253,984 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 102 1999
6,209,773 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 138 1999
6,176,413 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 223 2000
6,450,390 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 94 2001
6,588,643 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 370 2001
6,631,837 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 69 2001
6,659,327 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 83 2002
 
NITI SURGICAL SOLUTIONS LTD. (1)
6,884,250 Intratubular anastomosis apparatus 93 2002
 
ETHICON, INC. (25)
4,319,576 Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 299 1980
4,289,133 Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument 333 1980
4,703,887 Collapsible purse string aid for use with intraluminal stapling device 327 1985
5,104,025 Intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapler with detached anvil 603 1990
5,222,963 Pull-through circular anastomosic intraluminal stapler with absorbable fastener means 526 1991
5,271,543 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 521 1992
5,355,897 Method of performing a pyloroplasty/pylorectomy using a stapler having a shield 252 1992
5,261,920 Anvil bushing for circular stapler 167 1992
5,205,459 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 679 1992
5,309,927 Circular stapler tissue retention spring method 521 1992
5,333,773 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 336 1992
5,285,945 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 541 1992
5,271,544 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 452 1993
5,275,322 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 279 1993
5,292,053 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 421 1993
5,312,024 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 375 1993
5,433,721 Endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue 980 1993
5,350,104 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 261 1994
5,439,156 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 312 1994
5,445,644 Pyloroplasty/pylorectomy shield 355 1994
5,404,870 Method of using a transanal inserter 118 1994
5,533,661 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 549 1995
5,609,285 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 566 1995
5,632,433 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 495 1995
6,503,259 Expandable anastomotic device 456 2000
 
The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (2)
5,197,649 Gastrointestinal endoscoptic stapler 461 1991
5,411,508 Gastrointestinal approximating and tissue attaching device 679 1993
 
Kaster; Robert L. (1)
5,403,333 Side-to-end vascular anastomotic staple apparatus 213 1993
 
CMS SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5,951,576 End-to-side vascular anastomosing stapling device 284 1998
 
Odis Lynn Avant (1)
5,047,039 Method and apparatus for effecting dorsal vein ligation and tubular anastomosis and laparoscopic prostatectomy 304 1990
 
AVANT, OTIS LYNN (1)
4,873,977 Stapling method and apparatus for vesicle-urethral re-anastomosis following retropubic prostatectomy and other tubular anastomosis 403 1987
 
Resnick; Semion (2)
4,700,703 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 385 1986
4,903,697 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 296 1988
 
Bieffe Medital S.A. (1)
5,139,513 Apparatus and method for suturing 477 1990
 
Integrated Vascular Interventional Technologies, LC (1)
6,626,921 Externally positioned anvil apparatus for cutting anastomosis 114 2001
 
DEXTERA SURGICAL INC. (1)
6,905,504 Tool for performing end-to-end anastomosis 75 2002
 
ENCISION, INC. (1)
6,494,877 Electrosurgical apparatus for laparoscopic and like procedures 88 1998
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (3)
5,395,030 Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues 745 1993
5,658,300 Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues 521 1995
6,050,472 Surgical anastomosis stapler 465 1997
 
LSI SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5,839,639 Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument 587 1995
 
MEDIGUS LTD. (2)
6,872,214 Stapler for endoscopes 353 2002
2005/0145,674 Stapler for endoscopes 84 2005
 
ALCHEMIA A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
4,550,870 Stapling device 207 1983
 
ITT CORPORATION (1)
5,285,810 Pressure-reducing regulator for compressed natural gas 27 1993
 
ACTIVE PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 26 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 26 2004
 
Bio-Seal Tech, Inc. (1)
6,632,237 Device and method for sealing a puncture in a blood vessel 112 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 452 1999
6,269,997 Apparatus for actuating a variety of interchangeable surgical instruments for hollow organ anastomosis 91 1999
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (19)
6,592,596 Devices and related methods for securing a tissue fold 232 2000
6,398,795 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 203 2000
6,585,144 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 202 2001
6,629,630 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 363 2001
6,632,227 Endoscopic resection devices 211 2001
6,578,751 Method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 387 2001
6,605,078 Full thickness resection device 272 2001
6,478,210 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 236 2002
6,716,222 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 145 2002
6,685,079 Full thickness resectioning device 73 2002
6,695,198 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 210 2003
6,840,423 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 230 2003
6,827,246 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 170 2003
6,820,791 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 166 2003
6,938,814 Full thickness resectioning device 69 2003
6,866,178 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 301 2003
2005/0145,675 CIRCUMFERENTIAL FULL THICKNESS RESECTIONING DEVICE 291 2003
6,874,669 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 366 2004
2005/0125,009 Full thickness resection device control handle 345 2004
 
AMERICAN CYANAMID COMPANY (1)
4,667,673 Anastomotic device applicator and method 204 1984
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,346,115 Surgical staple inserter 113 1993
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (2)
6,119,913 Endoscopic stapler 720 1996
6,126,058 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 571 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 311 1983
 
United States Surgical Corporation (47)
4,304,236 Stapling instrument having an anvil-carrying part of particular geometric shape 366 1980
4,606,343 Self-powered surgical fastening instrument 547 1980
4,351,466 Disposable instrument for surgical fastening 194 1980
4,379,457 Indicator for surgical stapler 359 1981
4,573,468 Hollow body organ stapling instrument and disposable cartridge employing relief vents 413 1981
4,576,167 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 516 1981
4,603,693 Instrument for circular surgical stapling of hollow body organs and disposable cartridge therefor 370 1981
4,473,077 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 484 1982
4,485,817 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 307 1982
4,488,523 Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners 374 1982
4,671,445 Flexible surgical stapler assembly 663 1984
4,646,745 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 288 1985
5,119,983 Surgical stapler apparatus 342 1987
4,754,909 Flexible stapler 574 1987
4,893,622 Method of stapling tubular body organs 291 1988
4,917,114 Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus 210 1988
5,005,749 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 271 1988
5,193,731 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 155 1990
5,285,944 Surgical stapler apparatus 99 1990
5,122,156 Apparatus for securement and attachment of body organs 440 1990
5,253,793 Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners 408 1991
5,158,222 Surgical stapler apparatus 126 1991
5,314,435 Anvil delivery system 165 1992
5,360,154 Apparatus for creating partial anastomoses 97 1992
5,470,006 Surgical fastening apparatus with locking mechanism 335 1992
5,368,215 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 79 1992
5,344,059 Surgical apparatus and anvil delivery system therefor 128 1992
5,437,684 Circular anastomosis device 138 1993
5,447,514 Circular anastomosis device 160 1993
5,454,825 Circular anastomosis device with seal 192 1993
5,522,534 Anvil for surgical stapler 80 1993
5,497,934 Surgical apparatus with indicator 107 1993
5,392,979 Surgical stapler apparatus 523 1993
5,474,223 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 135 1994
5,443,198 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 217 1994
5,685,474 Tactile indicator for surgical instrument 413 1994
5,718,360 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 368 1994
5,588,579 Anvil for circular stapler 547 1995
5,799,857 Circular anastomosis device 655 1996
5,639,008 Anvil for circular stapler 540 1996
5,836,503 Insertion device for surgical apparatus 458 1996
5,860,581 Anvil for circular stapler 305 1996
5,758,814 Anvil for circular stapler 478 1997
5,915,616 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 753 1997
6,053,390 Anvil for surgical stapler 410 1999
6,203,553 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 158 1999
6,676,671 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 180 2001
 
WILLIAM C. SHAW AND LORETTA SHAW (1)
6,623,227 Drill screw for adjusting molding relative to an underlying wall 33 2001
 
MORE CHARM, LTD. (1)
8,453,835 Protective cover for communication device 13 2011
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
6,302,311 Endoscopic stapler 500 2000
 
ROSATI, RICCARDO (1)
4,907,591 Surgical instrument for establishing compression anastomosis 343 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 190 2006
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