US Patent No: D532108

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Surgical stapler

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COVIDIEN LPMANSFIELD, MA3670

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Milliman, Keith L Bethel, CT 121 12442

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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 319 1980
4,476,863 Surgical instrument for establishing circular coloanastomoses 160 1981
4,505,414 Expandable anvil surgical stapler 506 1983
4,957,499 Surgical suturing instrument 304 1989
5,042,707 Intravascular stapler, and method of operating same 630 1990
5,197,648 Surgical stapling apparatus 190 1991
5,188,638 Apparatus and method for preforming anastomosis fastener securement of hollow organs 177 1992
5,221,036 Surgical stapler 330 1992
5,314,436 Method and apparatus for performing end-to-end anastomoses 126 1992
5,330,486 Laparoscopic or endoscopic anastomosis technique and associated instruments 517 1992
5,868,760 Method and apparatus for endolumenally resectioning tissue 505 1994
5,720,755 Tubular suturing device and methods of use 209 1995
5,855,312 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 196 1996
6,264,086 Surgical apparatus and method 503 1997
6,117,148 Intraluminal anastomotic device 316 1998
6,279,809 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 221 1999
6,068,636 Intra-intestinal bypass gun 63 1999
6,402,008 Surgical stapler assembly with interchangeable heads 62 2000
6,338,737 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 247 2001
6,387,105 Devices and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis 176 2001
2005/0051,597 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 53 2001
6,769,590 Luminal anastomotic device and method 133 2002
6,763,993 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 56 2003
2005/0107,813 Bone fixing device for cranial surgery 42 2004
 
Tracor, Inc. (1)
5,715,987 Constant width, adjustable grip, staple apparatus and method 406 1996
 
GENOIL INC. (7)
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 15 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 15 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 15 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 15 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 15 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 15 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 15 2004
 
GLOBE CONTROL FINANZ AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
4,817,847 Instrument and a procedure for performing an anastomosis 364 1988
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (1)
6,769,594 End-to-end anastomosis instrument and method for performing same 234 2002
 
NICOLO, ENRICO (1)
6,520,398 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 63 2001
 
PRIVASYS, INC. (1)
2003/0061,168 Method for generating customer secure card numbers 23 2001
 
Takasago Medical Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4,708,141 Soluble suturing device for an intestine 184 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 402 2000
6,491,201 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 384 2000
6,533,157 Tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device 210 2000
6,716,233 Electromechanical driver and remote surgical instrument attachment having computer assisted control capabilities 415 2000
6,945,444 Surgical stapling device for performing circular anastomoses 307 2002
6,681,979 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing stapling, and resecting instruments 348 2002
6,695,199 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 346 2002
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
6,179,195 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 186 1999
6,241,140 Method and device for full-thickness resectioning of an organ 130 2000
6,343,731 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 111 2001
6,601,749 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 325 2001
2003/0111,507 Balloon actuator for use in a resectioning device 71 2001
6,742,692 method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 55 2003
 
SENCORP (1)
4,592,354 Tissue retention spool for intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapling instrument and methods 234 1983
 
DLR, DEUTSCHE ZENTRUM FUR LUFT UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (1)
5,669,918 Surgical instrument for preparing an anastomosis in minimally invasive surgery 372 1996
 
SURGICAL CONNECTIONS, INC. (2)
6,149,667 Devices and methods for treating E.G. urinary stress incontinence 237 1999
6,517,566 Devices and methods for treating e.g. urinary stress incontinence 283 2000
 
OTICON A/S (1)
5,993,468 Method and anastomotic instrument for use when performing an end-to-side anastomosis 212 1998
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5,348,259 Flexible, articulable column 276 1992
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (3)
6,083,241 Method of use of a circular stapler for hemorrhoidal procedure 148 1998
6,102,271 Circular stapler for hemorrhoidal surgery 403 1998
6,193,129 Cutting blade for a surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 352 2000
 
ELF ATOCHEM S.A. (1)
5,957,363 Method of performing vascular anastomosis 193 1997
 
HEARTPORT, INC. (11)
5,709,335 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 196 1995
5,732,872 Surgical stapling instrument 495 1996
5,881,943 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 212 1997
5,947,363 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 214 1998
6,253,984 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 87 1999
6,209,773 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 117 1999
6,176,413 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 202 2000
6,450,390 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 79 2001
6,588,643 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 255 2001
6,631,837 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 55 2001
6,659,327 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 69 2002
 
NITI SURGICAL SOLUTIONS LTD. (1)
6,884,250 Intratubular anastomosis apparatus 70 2002
 
ETHICON, INC. (25)
4,319,576 Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 270 1980
4,289,133 Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument 226 1980
4,703,887 Collapsible purse string aid for use with intraluminal stapling device 276 1985
5,104,025 Intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapler with detached anvil 465 1990
5,222,963 Pull-through circular anastomosic intraluminal stapler with absorbable fastener means 403 1991
5,271,543 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 392 1992
5,355,897 Method of performing a pyloroplasty/pylorectomy using a stapler having a shield 218 1992
5,261,920 Anvil bushing for circular stapler 145 1992
5,205,459 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 493 1992
5,309,927 Circular stapler tissue retention spring method 375 1992
5,333,773 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 262 1992
5,285,945 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 386 1992
5,271,544 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 328 1993
5,275,322 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 241 1993
5,292,053 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 312 1993
5,312,024 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 255 1993
5,433,721 Endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue 782 1993
5,350,104 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 223 1994
5,439,156 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 201 1994
5,445,644 Pyloroplasty/pylorectomy shield 248 1994
5,404,870 Method of using a transanal inserter 98 1994
5,533,661 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 409 1995
5,609,285 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 432 1995
5,632,433 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 369 1995
6,503,259 Expandable anastomotic device 316 2000
 
THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (2)
5,197,649 Gastrointestinal endoscoptic stapler 348 1991
5,411,508 Gastrointestinal approximating and tissue attaching device 507 1993
 
KASTER, ROBERT L. (1)
5,403,333 Side-to-end vascular anastomotic staple apparatus 198 1993
 
CMS SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5,951,576 End-to-side vascular anastomosing stapling device 248 1998
 
Odis Lynn Avant (1)
5,047,039 Method and apparatus for effecting dorsal vein ligation and tubular anastomosis and laparoscopic prostatectomy 275 1990
 
AVANT, OTIS LYNN (1)
4,873,977 Stapling method and apparatus for vesicle-urethral re-anastomosis following retropubic prostatectomy and other tubular anastomosis 286 1987
 
Resnick; Semion (2)
4,700,703 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 264 1986
4,903,697 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 181 1988
 
Bieffe Medital S.A. (1)
5,139,513 Apparatus and method for suturing 351 1990
 
INTEGRATED VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, LC (1)
6,626,921 Externally positioned anvil apparatus for cutting anastomosis 95 2001
 
CARDICA, INC. (1)
6,905,504 Tool for performing end-to-end anastomosis 58 2002
 
ENCISION, INC. (1)
6,494,877 Electrosurgical apparatus for laparoscopic and like procedures 70 1998
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (3)
5,395,030 Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues 595 1993
5,658,300 Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues 369 1995
6,050,472 Surgical anastomosis stapler 341 1997
 
LSI Solutions, Inc. (1)
5,839,639 Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument 446 1995
 
MEDIGUS LTD. (2)
6,872,214 Stapler for endoscopes 236 2002
2005/0145,674 Stapler for endoscopes 69 2005
 
ALCHEMIA A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
4,550,870 Stapling device 166 1983
 
ITT CORPORATION (1)
5,285,810 Pressure-reducing regulator for compressed natural gas 22 1993
 
ACTIVE PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 6 2004
 
Bio-Seal Tech, Inc. (1)
6,632,237 Device and method for sealing a puncture in a blood vessel 89 2001
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
2005/0143,758 Anastomosis device, tools and methods of using 33 2004
 
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUER LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (2)
6,258,107 Apparatus for connecting a variety of surgical instruments to an operating control device 294 1999
6,269,997 Apparatus for actuating a variety of interchangeable surgical instruments for hollow organ anastomosis 74 1999
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (19)
6,592,596 Devices and related methods for securing a tissue fold 199 2000
6,398,795 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 180 2000
6,585,144 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 97 2001
6,629,630 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 243 2001
6,632,227 Endoscopic resection devices 179 2001
6,578,751 Method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 272 2001
6,605,078 Full thickness resection device 167 2001
6,478,210 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 128 2002
6,716,222 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 129 2002
6,685,079 Full thickness resectioning device 58 2002
6,695,198 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 103 2003
6,840,423 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 124 2003
6,827,246 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 65 2003
6,820,791 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 64 2003
6,938,814 Full thickness resectioning device 53 2003
6,866,178 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 182 2003
2005/0145,675 CIRCUMFERENTIAL FULL THICKNESS RESECTIONING DEVICE 176 2003
6,874,669 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 245 2004
2005/0125,009 Full thickness resection device control handle 241 2004
 
AMERICAN CYANAMID COMPANY (1)
4,667,673 Anastomotic device applicator and method 178 1984
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,346,115 Surgical staple inserter 99 1993
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (2)
6,119,913 Endoscopic stapler 566 1996
6,126,058 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 431 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 197 1983
 
UNITED STATES SURGICAL CORPORATION (47)
4,304,236 Stapling instrument having an anvil-carrying part of particular geometric shape 291 1980
4,606,343 Self-powered surgical fastening instrument 423 1980
4,351,466 Disposable instrument for surgical fastening 173 1980
4,379,457 Indicator for surgical stapler 250 1981
4,573,468 Hollow body organ stapling instrument and disposable cartridge employing relief vents 294 1981
4,576,167 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 396 1981
4,603,693 Instrument for circular surgical stapling of hollow body organs and disposable cartridge therefor 335 1981
4,473,077 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 363 1982
4,485,817 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 271 1982
4,488,523 Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners 254 1982
4,671,445 Flexible surgical stapler assembly 515 1984
4,646,745 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 259 1985
5,119,983 Surgical stapler apparatus 308 1987
4,754,909 Flexible stapler 446 1987
4,893,622 Method of stapling tubular body organs 177 1988
4,917,114 Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus 180 1988
5,005,749 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 236 1988
5,193,731 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 139 1990
5,285,944 Surgical stapler apparatus 84 1990
5,122,156 Apparatus for securement and attachment of body organs 310 1990
5,253,793 Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners 280 1991
5,158,222 Surgical stapler apparatus 108 1991
5,314,435 Anvil delivery system 147 1992
5,360,154 Apparatus for creating partial anastomoses 83 1992
5,470,006 Surgical fastening apparatus with locking mechanism 228 1992
5,368,215 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 66 1992
5,344,059 Surgical apparatus and anvil delivery system therefor 113 1992
5,437,684 Circular anastomosis device 120 1993
5,447,514 Circular anastomosis device 144 1993
5,454,825 Circular anastomosis device with seal 170 1993
5,522,534 Anvil for surgical stapler 67 1993
5,497,934 Surgical apparatus with indicator 87 1993
5,392,979 Surgical stapler apparatus 377 1993
5,474,223 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 108 1994
5,443,198 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 158 1994
5,685,474 Tactile indicator for surgical instrument 289 1994
5,718,360 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 252 1994
5,588,579 Anvil for circular stapler 409 1995
5,799,857 Circular anastomosis device 496 1996
5,639,008 Anvil for circular stapler 411 1996
5,836,503 Insertion device for surgical apparatus 337 1996
5,860,581 Anvil for circular stapler 189 1996
5,758,814 Anvil for circular stapler 349 1997
5,915,616 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 576 1997
6,053,390 Anvil for surgical stapler 283 1999
6,203,553 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 139 1999
6,676,671 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 147 2001
 
WILLIAM C. SHAW AND LORETTA SHAW (1)
6,623,227 Drill screw for adjusting molding relative to an underlying wall 30 2001
 
MORE CHARM, LTD. (1)
8,453,835 Protective cover for communication device 5 2011
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
6,302,311 Endoscopic stapler 362 2000
 
ROSATI, RICCARDO (1)
4,907,591 Surgical instrument for establishing compression anastomosis 317 1988
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ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (2)
D701306 Surgical stapler handle 0 2012
D700325 Surgical stapler handle 0 2012
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