US Patent No: D532108

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Surgical stapler

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COVIDIEN LPMANSFIELD, MA4169

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Milliman, Keith L Bethel, CT 125 17265

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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 329 1980
4,476,863 Surgical instrument for establishing circular coloanastomoses 172 1981
4,505,414 Expandable anvil surgical stapler 592 1983
4,957,499 Surgical suturing instrument 326 1989
5,042,707 Intravascular stapler, and method of operating same 731 1990
5,197,648 Surgical stapling apparatus 249 1991
5,188,638 Apparatus and method for preforming anastomosis fastener securement of hollow organs 183 1992
5,221,036 Surgical stapler 405 1992
5,314,436 Method and apparatus for performing end-to-end anastomoses 133 1992
5,330,486 Laparoscopic or endoscopic anastomosis technique and associated instruments 570 1992
5,868,760 Method and apparatus for endolumenally resectioning tissue 591 1994
5,720,755 Tubular suturing device and methods of use 222 1995
5,855,312 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 210 1996
6,264,086 Surgical apparatus and method 595 1997
6,117,148 Intraluminal anastomotic device 390 1998
6,279,809 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 236 1999
6,068,636 Intra-intestinal bypass gun 69 1999
6,402,008 Surgical stapler assembly with interchangeable heads 67 2000
6,338,737 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 315 2001
6,387,105 Devices and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis 206 2001
2005/0051,597 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 74 2001
6,769,590 Luminal anastomotic device and method 204 2002
6,763,993 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 60 2003
2005/0107,813 Bone fixing device for cranial surgery 46 2004
 
Tracor, Inc. (1)
5,715,987 Constant width, adjustable grip, staple apparatus and method 489 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 439 1988
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (1)
6,769,594 End-to-end anastomosis instrument and method for performing same 303 2002
 
NICOLO, ENRICO (1)
6,520,398 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 68 2001
 
PRIVASYS, INC. (1)
2003/0061,168 Method for generating customer secure card numbers 31 2001
 
Takasago Medical Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4,708,141 Soluble suturing device for an intestine 248 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 486 2000
6,491,201 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 464 2000
6,533,157 Tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device 291 2000
6,716,233 Electromechanical driver and remote surgical instrument attachment having computer assisted control capabilities 499 2000
6,945,444 Surgical stapling device for performing circular anastomoses 385 2002
6,681,979 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing stapling, and resecting instruments 418 2002
6,695,199 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 416 2002
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
6,179,195 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 248 1999
6,241,140 Method and device for full-thickness resectioning of an organ 189 2000
6,343,731 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 177 2001
6,601,749 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 401 2001
2003/0111,507 Balloon actuator for use in a resectioning device 75 2001
6,742,692 method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 59 2003
 
SENCORP (1)
4,592,354 Tissue retention spool for intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapling instrument and methods 249 1983
 
Deutsche Forschungsanstalt fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (1)
5,669,918 Surgical instrument for preparing an anastomosis in minimally invasive surgery 443 1996
 
SURGICAL CONNECTIONS, INC. (2)
6,149,667 Devices and methods for treating E.G. urinary stress incontinence 273 1999
6,517,566 Devices and methods for treating e.g. urinary stress incontinence 373 2000
 
OTICON A/S (1)
5,993,468 Method and anastomotic instrument for use when performing an end-to-side anastomosis 225 1998
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5,348,259 Flexible, articulable column 340 1992
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (3)
6,083,241 Method of use of a circular stapler for hemorrhoidal procedure 162 1998
6,102,271 Circular stapler for hemorrhoidal surgery 488 1998
6,193,129 Cutting blade for a surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 429 2000
 
Elf Atochem S.A. (1)
5,957,363 Method of performing vascular anastomosis 204 1997
 
HEARTPORT, INC. (11)
5,709,335 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 206 1995
5,732,872 Surgical stapling instrument 579 1996
5,881,943 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 222 1997
5,947,363 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 224 1998
6,253,984 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 92 1999
6,209,773 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 128 1999
6,176,413 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 209 2000
6,450,390 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 84 2001
6,588,643 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 324 2001
6,631,837 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 60 2001
6,659,327 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 74 2002
 
Niti Surgical Solutions Ltd. (1)
6,884,250 Intratubular anastomosis apparatus 80 2002
 
ETHICON, INC. (25)
4,319,576 Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 285 1980
4,289,133 Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument 286 1980
4,703,887 Collapsible purse string aid for use with intraluminal stapling device 297 1985
5,104,025 Intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapler with detached anvil 543 1990
5,222,963 Pull-through circular anastomosic intraluminal stapler with absorbable fastener means 475 1991
5,271,543 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 464 1992
5,355,897 Method of performing a pyloroplasty/pylorectomy using a stapler having a shield 233 1992
5,261,920 Anvil bushing for circular stapler 153 1992
5,205,459 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 598 1992
5,309,927 Circular stapler tissue retention spring method 453 1992
5,333,773 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 290 1992
5,285,945 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 476 1992
5,271,544 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 396 1993
5,275,322 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 262 1993
5,292,053 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 366 1993
5,312,024 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 322 1993
5,433,721 Endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue 883 1993
5,350,104 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 241 1994
5,439,156 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 262 1994
5,445,644 Pyloroplasty/pylorectomy shield 312 1994
5,404,870 Method of using a transanal inserter 109 1994
5,533,661 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 492 1995
5,609,285 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 513 1995
5,632,433 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 445 1995
6,503,259 Expandable anastomotic device 397 2000
 
THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (2)
5,197,649 Gastrointestinal endoscoptic stapler 410 1991
5,411,508 Gastrointestinal approximating and tissue attaching device 606 1993
 
Kaster; Robert L. (1)
5,403,333 Side-to-end vascular anastomotic staple apparatus 203 1993
 
CMS SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5,951,576 End-to-side vascular anastomosing stapling device 261 1998
 
Odis Lynn Avant (1)
5,047,039 Method and apparatus for effecting dorsal vein ligation and tubular anastomosis and laparoscopic prostatectomy 286 1990
 
AVANT, OTIS LYNN (1)
4,873,977 Stapling method and apparatus for vesicle-urethral re-anastomosis following retropubic prostatectomy and other tubular anastomosis 349 1987
 
Resnick; Semion (2)
4,700,703 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 324 1986
4,903,697 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 247 1988
 
Bieffe Medital S.A. (1)
5,139,513 Apparatus and method for suturing 428 1990
 
INTEGRATED VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, LC (1)
6,626,921 Externally positioned anvil apparatus for cutting anastomosis 104 2001
 
Cardica, Inc. (1)
6,905,504 Tool for performing end-to-end anastomosis 65 2002
 
ENCISION, INC. (1)
6,494,877 Electrosurgical apparatus for laparoscopic and like procedures 79 1998
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (3)
5,395,030 Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues 680 1993
5,658,300 Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues 445 1995
6,050,472 Surgical anastomosis stapler 410 1997
 
LSI SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5,839,639 Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument 532 1995
 
MEDIGUS LTD. (2)
6,872,214 Stapler for endoscopes 304 2002
2005/0145,674 Stapler for endoscopes 75 2005
 
ALCHEMIA A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
4,550,870 Stapling device 185 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 15 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 15 2004
 
Bio-Seal Tech, Inc. (1)
6,632,237 Device and method for sealing a puncture in a blood vessel 100 2001
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
2005/0143,758 Anastomosis device, tools and methods of using 36 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 389 1999
6,269,997 Apparatus for actuating a variety of interchangeable surgical instruments for hollow organ anastomosis 79 1999
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (19)
6,592,596 Devices and related methods for securing a tissue fold 216 2000
6,398,795 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 190 2000
6,585,144 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 157 2001
6,629,630 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 314 2001
6,632,227 Endoscopic resection devices 195 2001
6,578,751 Method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 341 2001
6,605,078 Full thickness resection device 226 2001
6,478,210 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 188 2002
6,716,222 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 136 2002
6,685,079 Full thickness resectioning device 64 2002
6,695,198 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 165 2003
6,840,423 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 186 2003
6,827,246 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 123 2003
6,820,791 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 120 2003
6,938,814 Full thickness resectioning device 61 2003
6,866,178 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 255 2003
2005/0145,675 CIRCUMFERENTIAL FULL THICKNESS RESECTIONING DEVICE 244 2003
6,874,669 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 320 2004
2005/0125,009 Full thickness resection device control handle 301 2004
 
American Cyanamid Company (1)
4,667,673 Anastomotic device applicator and method 193 1984
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,346,115 Surgical staple inserter 104 1993
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (2)
6,119,913 Endoscopic stapler 660 1996
6,126,058 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 516 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 264 1983
 
UNITED STATES SURGICAL CORPORATION (47)
4,304,236 Stapling instrument having an anvil-carrying part of particular geometric shape 325 1980
4,606,343 Self-powered surgical fastening instrument 491 1980
4,351,466 Disposable instrument for surgical fastening 184 1980
4,379,457 Indicator for surgical stapler 310 1981
4,573,468 Hollow body organ stapling instrument and disposable cartridge employing relief vents 366 1981
4,576,167 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 463 1981
4,603,693 Instrument for circular surgical stapling of hollow body organs and disposable cartridge therefor 351 1981
4,473,077 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 429 1982
4,485,817 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 286 1982
4,488,523 Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners 320 1982
4,671,445 Flexible surgical stapler assembly 597 1984
4,646,745 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 276 1985
5,119,983 Surgical stapler apparatus 328 1987
4,754,909 Flexible stapler 521 1987
4,893,622 Method of stapling tubular body organs 243 1988
4,917,114 Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus 195 1988
5,005,749 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 255 1988
5,193,731 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 146 1990
5,285,944 Surgical stapler apparatus 91 1990
5,122,156 Apparatus for securement and attachment of body organs 385 1990
5,253,793 Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners 347 1991
5,158,222 Surgical stapler apparatus 118 1991
5,314,435 Anvil delivery system 155 1992
5,360,154 Apparatus for creating partial anastomoses 88 1992
5,470,006 Surgical fastening apparatus with locking mechanism 286 1992
5,368,215 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 71 1992
5,344,059 Surgical apparatus and anvil delivery system therefor 119 1992
5,437,684 Circular anastomosis device 128 1993
5,447,514 Circular anastomosis device 151 1993
5,454,825 Circular anastomosis device with seal 182 1993
5,522,534 Anvil for surgical stapler 72 1993
5,497,934 Surgical apparatus with indicator 96 1993
5,392,979 Surgical stapler apparatus 461 1993
5,474,223 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 118 1994
5,443,198 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 190 1994
5,685,474 Tactile indicator for surgical instrument 358 1994
5,718,360 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 322 1994
5,588,579 Anvil for circular stapler 492 1995
5,799,857 Circular anastomosis device 589 1996
5,639,008 Anvil for circular stapler 488 1996
5,836,503 Insertion device for surgical apparatus 412 1996
5,860,581 Anvil for circular stapler 255 1996
5,758,814 Anvil for circular stapler 423 1997
5,915,616 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 680 1997
6,053,390 Anvil for surgical stapler 356 1999
6,203,553 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 146 1999
6,676,671 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 161 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 442 2000
 
ROSATI, RICCARDO (1)
4,907,591 Surgical instrument for establishing compression anastomosis 330 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 146 2006
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