US Patent No: D532108

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Surgical stapler

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COVIDIEN LPMANSFIELD, MA3581

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Milliman, Keith L Bethel, CT 181 13132

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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 159 1981
4,505,414 Expandable anvil surgical stapler 491 1983
4,957,499 Surgical suturing instrument 297 1989
5,042,707 Intravascular stapler, and method of operating same 608 1990
5,197,648 Surgical stapling apparatus 181 1991
5,188,638 Apparatus and method for preforming anastomosis fastener securement of hollow organs 176 1992
5,221,036 Surgical stapler 318 1992
5,314,436 Method and apparatus for performing end-to-end anastomoses 125 1992
5,330,486 Laparoscopic or endoscopic anastomosis technique and associated instruments 511 1992
5,868,760 Method and apparatus for endolumenally resectioning tissue 489 1994
5,720,755 Tubular suturing device and methods of use 203 1995
5,855,312 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 191 1996
6,264,086 Surgical apparatus and method 491 1997
6,117,148 Intraluminal anastomotic device 299 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 61 2000
6,338,737 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 233 2001
6,387,105 Devices and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis 166 2001
2005/0051,597 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 53 2001
6,769,590 Luminal anastomotic device and method 121 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 389 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 351 1988
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (1)
6,769,594 End-to-end anastomosis instrument and method for performing same 222 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 22 2001
 
Takasago Medical Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4,708,141 Soluble suturing device for an intestine 173 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 388 2000
6,491,201 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 371 2000
6,533,157 Tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device 199 2000
6,716,233 Electromechanical driver and remote surgical instrument attachment having computer assisted control capabilities 402 2000
6,945,444 Surgical stapling device for performing circular anastomoses 295 2002
6,681,979 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing stapling, and resecting instruments 337 2002
6,695,199 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 335 2002
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
6,179,195 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 178 1999
6,241,140 Method and device for full-thickness resectioning of an organ 122 2000
6,343,731 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 103 2001
6,601,749 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 314 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 233 1983
 
DEUTSCHE FORSCHUNGSANSTALT FUR LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (1)
5,669,918 Surgical instrument for preparing an anastomosis in minimally invasive surgery 361 1996
 
SURGICAL CONNECTIONS, INC. (2)
6,149,667 Devices and methods for treating E.G. urinary stress incontinence 230 1999
6,517,566 Devices and methods for treating e.g. urinary stress incontinence 267 2000
 
OTICON A/S (1)
5,993,468 Method and anastomotic instrument for use when performing an end-to-side anastomosis 207 1998
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5,348,259 Flexible, articulable column 264 1992
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (3)
6,083,241 Method of use of a circular stapler for hemorrhoidal procedure 146 1998
6,102,271 Circular stapler for hemorrhoidal surgery 385 1998
6,193,129 Cutting blade for a surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 340 2000
 
ELF ATOCHEM S.A. (1)
5,957,363 Method of performing vascular anastomosis 192 1997
 
HEARTPORT, INC. (11)
5,709,335 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 195 1995
5,732,872 Surgical stapling instrument 476 1996
5,881,943 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 211 1997
5,947,363 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 211 1998
6,253,984 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 87 1999
6,209,773 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 116 1999
6,176,413 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 201 2000
6,450,390 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 79 2001
6,588,643 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 243 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 269 1980
4,289,133 Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument 216 1980
4,703,887 Collapsible purse string aid for use with intraluminal stapling device 275 1985
5,104,025 Intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapler with detached anvil 453 1990
5,222,963 Pull-through circular anastomosic intraluminal stapler with absorbable fastener means 389 1991
5,271,543 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 380 1992
5,355,897 Method of performing a pyloroplasty/pylorectomy using a stapler having a shield 217 1992
5,261,920 Anvil bushing for circular stapler 145 1992
5,205,459 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 479 1992
5,309,927 Circular stapler tissue retention spring method 358 1992
5,333,773 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 261 1992
5,285,945 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 373 1992
5,271,544 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 318 1993
5,275,322 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 239 1993
5,292,053 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 310 1993
5,312,024 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 245 1993
5,433,721 Endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue 765 1993
5,350,104 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 221 1994
5,439,156 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 190 1994
5,445,644 Pyloroplasty/pylorectomy shield 236 1994
5,404,870 Method of using a transanal inserter 97 1994
5,533,661 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 396 1995
5,609,285 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 420 1995
5,632,433 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 358 1995
6,503,259 Expandable anastomotic device 300 2000
 
THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (2)
5,197,649 Gastrointestinal endoscoptic stapler 343 1991
5,411,508 Gastrointestinal approximating and tissue attaching device 489 1993
 
KASTER, ROBERT L. (1)
5,403,333 Side-to-end vascular anastomotic staple apparatus 197 1993
 
CMS SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5,951,576 End-to-side vascular anastomosing stapling device 241 1998
 
Odis Lynn Avant (1)
5,047,039 Method and apparatus for effecting dorsal vein ligation and tubular anastomosis and laparoscopic prostatectomy 272 1990
 
AVANT, OTIS LYNN (1)
4,873,977 Stapling method and apparatus for vesicle-urethral re-anastomosis following retropubic prostatectomy and other tubular anastomosis 275 1987
 
Resnick; Semion (2)
4,700,703 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 259 1986
4,903,697 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 170 1988
 
Bieffe Medital S.A. (1)
5,139,513 Apparatus and method for suturing 337 1990
 
INTEGRATED VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, LC (1)
6,626,921 Externally positioned anvil apparatus for cutting anastomosis 94 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 579 1993
5,658,300 Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues 359 1995
6,050,472 Surgical anastomosis stapler 331 1997
 
LSI SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5,839,639 Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument 431 1995
 
MEDIGUS LTD. (2)
6,872,214 Stapler for endoscopes 224 2002
2005/0145,674 Stapler for endoscopes 69 2005
 
ALCHEMIA A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
4,550,870 Stapling device 164 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 FUR LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (2)
6,258,107 Apparatus for connecting a variety of surgical instruments to an operating control device 280 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 196 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 88 2001
6,629,630 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 232 2001
6,632,227 Endoscopic resection devices 178 2001
6,578,751 Method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 260 2001
6,605,078 Full thickness resection device 158 2001
6,478,210 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 120 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 94 2003
6,840,423 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 115 2003
6,827,246 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 57 2003
6,820,791 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 56 2003
6,938,814 Full thickness resectioning device 53 2003
6,866,178 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 170 2003
2005/0145,675 CIRCUMFERENTIAL FULL THICKNESS RESECTIONING DEVICE 165 2003
6,874,669 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 233 2004
2005/0125,009 Full thickness resection device control handle 230 2004
 
American Cyanamid Company (1)
4,667,673 Anastomotic device applicator and method 176 1984
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,346,115 Surgical staple inserter 98 1993
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (2)
6,119,913 Endoscopic stapler 553 1996
6,126,058 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 419 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 187 1983
 
United States Surgical Corporation (47)
4,304,236 Stapling instrument having an anvil-carrying part of particular geometric shape 290 1980
4,606,343 Self-powered surgical fastening instrument 413 1980
4,351,466 Disposable instrument for surgical fastening 172 1980
4,379,457 Indicator for surgical stapler 240 1981
4,573,468 Hollow body organ stapling instrument and disposable cartridge employing relief vents 282 1981
4,576,167 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 386 1981
4,603,693 Instrument for circular surgical stapling of hollow body organs and disposable cartridge therefor 333 1981
4,473,077 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 353 1982
4,485,817 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 270 1982
4,488,523 Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners 243 1982
4,671,445 Flexible surgical stapler assembly 502 1984
4,646,745 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 258 1985
5,119,983 Surgical stapler apparatus 306 1987
4,754,909 Flexible stapler 433 1987
4,893,622 Method of stapling tubular body organs 167 1988
4,917,114 Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus 179 1988
5,005,749 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 235 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 291 1990
5,253,793 Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners 270 1991
5,158,222 Surgical stapler apparatus 107 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 219 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 119 1993
5,447,514 Circular anastomosis device 144 1993
5,454,825 Circular anastomosis device with seal 169 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 366 1993
5,474,223 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 107 1994
5,443,198 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 154 1994
5,685,474 Tactile indicator for surgical instrument 278 1994
5,718,360 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 241 1994
5,588,579 Anvil for circular stapler 396 1995
5,799,857 Circular anastomosis device 483 1996
5,639,008 Anvil for circular stapler 398 1996
5,836,503 Insertion device for surgical apparatus 324 1996
5,860,581 Anvil for circular stapler 180 1996
5,758,814 Anvil for circular stapler 337 1997
5,915,616 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 562 1997
6,053,390 Anvil for surgical stapler 272 1999
6,203,553 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 135 1999
6,676,671 Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement 142 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 4 2011
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
6,302,311 Endoscopic stapler 350 2000
 
ROSATI, RICCARDO (1)
4,907,591 Surgical instrument for establishing compression anastomosis 316 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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