US Patent No: D532108

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Surgical stapler

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COVIDIEN LPMANSFIELD, MA3444

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Milliman, Keith L Bethel, CT 180 12711

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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 316 1980
4,476,863 Surgical instrument for establishing circular coloanastomoses 154 1981
4,505,414 Expandable anvil surgical stapler 477 1983
4,957,499 Surgical suturing instrument 292 1989
5,042,707 Intravascular stapler, and method of operating same 598 1990
5,197,648 Surgical stapling apparatus 175 1991
5,188,638 Apparatus and method for preforming anastomosis fastener securement of hollow organs 172 1992
5,221,036 Surgical stapler 310 1992
5,314,436 Method and apparatus for performing end-to-end anastomoses 122 1992
5,330,486 Laparoscopic or endoscopic anastomosis technique and associated instruments 496 1992
5,868,760 Method and apparatus for endolumenally resectioning tissue 479 1994
5,720,755 Tubular suturing device and methods of use 200 1995
5,855,312 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 188 1996
6,264,086 Surgical apparatus and method 475 1997
6,117,148 Intraluminal anastomotic device 292 1998
6,279,809 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 213 1999
6,068,636 Intra-intestinal bypass gun 59 1999
6,402,008 Surgical stapler assembly with interchangeable heads 58 2000
6,338,737 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 225 2001
6,387,105 Devices and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis 156 2001
2005/0051,597 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 48 2001
6,769,590 Luminal anastomotic device and method 114 2002
6,763,993 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 53 2003
2005/0107,813 Bone fixing device for cranial surgery 39 2004
 
Tracor, Inc. (1)
5,715,987 Constant width, adjustable grip, staple apparatus and method 382 1996
 
GENOIL INC. (7)
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 13 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 13 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 13 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 13 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 13 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 13 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 13 2004
 
GLOBE CONTROL FINANZ AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
4,817,847 Instrument and a procedure for performing an anastomosis 343 1988
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (1)
6,769,594 End-to-end anastomosis instrument and method for performing same 215 2002
 
NICOLO, ENRICO (1)
6,520,398 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 60 2001
 
PRIVASYS, INC. (1)
2003/0061,168 Method for generating customer secure card numbers 22 2001
 
Takasago Medical Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4,708,141 Soluble suturing device for an intestine 164 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 379 2000
6,491,201 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 362 2000
6,533,157 Tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device 191 2000
6,716,233 Electromechanical driver and remote surgical instrument attachment having computer assisted control capabilities 392 2000
6,945,444 Surgical stapling device for performing circular anastomoses 286 2002
6,681,979 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing stapling, and resecting instruments 330 2002
6,695,199 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 328 2002
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
6,179,195 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 172 1999
6,241,140 Method and device for full-thickness resectioning of an organ 117 2000
6,343,731 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 95 2001
6,601,749 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 306 2001
2003/0111,507 Balloon actuator for use in a resectioning device 68 2001
6,742,692 method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 52 2003
 
SENCORP (1)
4,592,354 Tissue retention spool for intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapling instrument and methods 227 1983
 
DEUTSCHE FORSCHUNGSANSTALT FUR LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (1)
5,669,918 Surgical instrument for preparing an anastomosis in minimally invasive surgery 355 1996
 
SURGICAL CONNECTIONS, INC. (2)
6,149,667 Devices and methods for treating E.G. urinary stress incontinence 219 1999
6,517,566 Devices and methods for treating e.g. urinary stress incontinence 251 2000
 
OTICON A/S (1)
5,993,468 Method and anastomotic instrument for use when performing an end-to-side anastomosis 204 1998
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5,348,259 Flexible, articulable column 258 1992
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (3)
6,083,241 Method of use of a circular stapler for hemorrhoidal procedure 141 1998
6,102,271 Circular stapler for hemorrhoidal surgery 376 1998
6,193,129 Cutting blade for a surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 331 2000
 
ELF ATOCHEM S.A. (1)
5,957,363 Method of performing vascular anastomosis 187 1997
 
HEARTPORT, INC. (11)
5,709,335 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 190 1995
5,732,872 Surgical stapling instrument 466 1996
5,881,943 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 206 1997
5,947,363 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 206 1998
6,253,984 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 84 1999
6,209,773 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 112 1999
6,176,413 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 196 2000
6,450,390 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 76 2001
6,588,643 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 236 2001
6,631,837 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 52 2001
6,659,327 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 66 2002
 
NITI SURGICAL SOLUTIONS LTD. (1)
6,884,250 Intratubular anastomosis apparatus 65 2002
 
ETHICON, INC. (25)
4,319,576 Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 263 1980
4,289,133 Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument 209 1980
4,703,887 Collapsible purse string aid for use with intraluminal stapling device 265 1985
5,104,025 Intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapler with detached anvil 444 1990
5,222,963 Pull-through circular anastomosic intraluminal stapler with absorbable fastener means 378 1991
5,271,543 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 370 1992
5,355,897 Method of performing a pyloroplasty/pylorectomy using a stapler having a shield 212 1992
5,261,920 Anvil bushing for circular stapler 140 1992
5,205,459 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 461 1992
5,309,927 Circular stapler tissue retention spring method 349 1992
5,333,773 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 256 1992
5,285,945 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 362 1992
5,271,544 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 310 1993
5,275,322 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 231 1993
5,292,053 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 304 1993
5,312,024 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 238 1993
5,433,721 Endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue 748 1993
5,350,104 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 214 1994
5,439,156 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 181 1994
5,445,644 Pyloroplasty/pylorectomy shield 230 1994
5,404,870 Method of using a transanal inserter 92 1994
5,533,661 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 387 1995
5,609,285 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 409 1995
5,632,433 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 348 1995
6,503,259 Expandable anastomotic device 289 2000
 
The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (2)
5,197,649 Gastrointestinal endoscoptic stapler 337 1991
5,411,508 Gastrointestinal approximating and tissue attaching device 473 1993
 
KASTER, ROBERT L. (1)
5,403,333 Side-to-end vascular anastomotic staple apparatus 194 1993
 
CMS SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5,951,576 End-to-side vascular anastomosing stapling device 237 1998
 
Odis Lynn Avant (1)
5,047,039 Method and apparatus for effecting dorsal vein ligation and tubular anastomosis and laparoscopic prostatectomy 269 1990
 
AVANT, OTIS LYNN (1)
4,873,977 Stapling method and apparatus for vesicle-urethral re-anastomosis following retropubic prostatectomy and other tubular anastomosis 267 1987
 
Resnick; Semion (2)
4,700,703 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 250 1986
4,903,697 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 163 1988
 
Bieffe Medital S.A. (1)
5,139,513 Apparatus and method for suturing 328 1990
 
INTEGRATED VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, LC (1)
6,626,921 Externally positioned anvil apparatus for cutting anastomosis 89 2001
 
Cardica, Inc. (1)
6,905,504 Tool for performing end-to-end anastomosis 55 2002
 
ENCISION, INC. (1)
6,494,877 Electrosurgical apparatus for laparoscopic and like procedures 66 1998
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (3)
5,395,030 Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues 570 1993
5,658,300 Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues 346 1995
6,050,472 Surgical anastomosis stapler 324 1997
 
LSI SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5,839,639 Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument 423 1995
 
MEDIGUS LTD. (2)
6,872,214 Stapler for endoscopes 216 2002
2005/0145,674 Stapler for endoscopes 65 2005
 
ALCHEMIA A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
4,550,870 Stapling device 159 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 86 2001
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
2005/0143,758 Anastomosis device, tools and methods of using 33 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 265 1999
6,269,997 Apparatus for actuating a variety of interchangeable surgical instruments for hollow organ anastomosis 71 1999
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (19)
6,592,596 Devices and related methods for securing a tissue fold 191 2000
6,398,795 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 174 2000
6,585,144 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 83 2001
6,629,630 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 224 2001
6,632,227 Endoscopic resection devices 174 2001
6,578,751 Method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 253 2001
6,605,078 Full thickness resection device 152 2001
6,478,210 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 114 2002
6,716,222 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 124 2002
6,685,079 Full thickness resectioning device 55 2002
6,695,198 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 87 2003
6,840,423 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 107 2003
6,827,246 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 52 2003
6,820,791 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 51 2003
6,938,814 Full thickness resectioning device 48 2003
6,866,178 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 160 2003
2005/0145,675 CIRCUMFERENTIAL FULL THICKNESS RESECTIONING DEVICE 158 2003
6,874,669 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 223 2004
2005/0125,009 Full thickness resection device control handle 224 2004
 
American Cyanamid Company (1)
4,667,673 Anastomotic device applicator and method 168 1984
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,346,115 Surgical staple inserter 95 1993
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (2)
6,119,913 Endoscopic stapler 540 1996
6,126,058 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 409 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 180 1983
 
United States Surgical Corporation (47)
4,304,236 Stapling instrument having an anvil-carrying part of particular geometric shape 285 1980
4,606,343 Self-powered surgical fastening instrument 405 1980
4,351,466 Disposable instrument for surgical fastening 167 1980
4,379,457 Indicator for surgical stapler 233 1981
4,573,468 Hollow body organ stapling instrument and disposable cartridge employing relief vents 273 1981
4,576,167 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 378 1981
4,603,693 Instrument for circular surgical stapling of hollow body organs and disposable cartridge therefor 328 1981
4,473,077 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 344 1982
4,485,817 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 265 1982
4,488,523 Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners 237 1982
4,671,445 Flexible surgical stapler assembly 489 1984
4,646,745 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 251 1985
5,119,983 Surgical stapler apparatus 298 1987
4,754,909 Flexible stapler 424 1987
4,893,622 Method of stapling tubular body organs 160 1988
4,917,114 Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus 174 1988
5,005,749 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 229 1988
5,193,731 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 136 1990
5,285,944 Surgical stapler apparatus 81 1990
5,122,156 Apparatus for securement and attachment of body organs 284 1990
5,253,793 Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners 261 1991
5,158,222 Surgical stapler apparatus 102 1991
5,314,435 Anvil delivery system 144 1992
5,360,154 Apparatus for creating partial anastomoses 79 1992
5,470,006 Surgical fastening apparatus with locking mechanism 214 1992
5,368,215 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 63 1992
5,344,059 Surgical apparatus and anvil delivery system therefor 110 1992
5,437,684 Circular anastomosis device 115 1993
5,447,514 Circular anastomosis device 141 1993
5,454,825 Circular anastomosis device with seal 164 1993
5,522,534 Anvil for surgical stapler 64 1993
5,497,934 Surgical apparatus with indicator 84 1993
5,392,979 Surgical stapler apparatus 352 1993
5,474,223 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 102 1994
5,443,198 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 143 1994
5,685,474 Tactile indicator for surgical instrument 271 1994
5,718,360 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 234 1994
5,588,579 Anvil for circular stapler 385 1995
5,799,857 Circular anastomosis device 468 1996
5,639,008 Anvil for circular stapler 388 1996
5,836,503 Insertion device for surgical apparatus 314 1996
5,860,581 Anvil for circular stapler 174 1996
5,758,814 Anvil for circular stapler 328 1997
5,915,616 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 544 1997
6,053,390 Anvil for surgical stapler 264 1999
6,203,553 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 131 1999
6,676,671 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 139 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 3 2011
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
6,302,311 Endoscopic stapler 338 2000
 
ROSATI, RICCARDO (1)
4,907,591 Surgical instrument for establishing compression anastomosis 311 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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