US Patent No: D532108

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Surgical stapler

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COVIDIEN LPMANSFIELD, MA3277

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Milliman, Keith L Bethel, CT 177 12194

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
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 395 1980
4,351,466 Disposable instrument for surgical fastening 166 1980
4,379,457 Indicator for surgical stapler 225 1981
4,573,468 Hollow body organ stapling instrument and disposable cartridge employing relief vents 267 1981
4,576,167 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 368 1981
4,603,693 Instrument for circular surgical stapling of hollow body organs and disposable cartridge therefor 327 1981
4,473,077 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 338 1982
4,485,817 Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft 265 1982
4,488,523 Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners 232 1982
4,671,445 Flexible surgical stapler assembly 478 1984
4,646,745 Surgical stapler apparatus with curved shaft 250 1985
5,119,983 Surgical stapler apparatus 297 1987
4,754,909 Flexible stapler 415 1987
4,893,622 Method of stapling tubular body organs 155 1988
4,917,114 Surgical fastener and surgical stapling apparatus 173 1988
5,005,749 Anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 227 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 277 1990
5,253,793 Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners 253 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 206 1992
5,368,215 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 63 1992
5,344,059 Surgical apparatus and anvil delivery system therefor 109 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 83 1993
5,392,979 Surgical stapler apparatus 341 1993
5,474,223 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 101 1994
5,443,198 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 141 1994
5,685,474 Tactile indicator for surgical instrument 259 1994
5,718,360 Surgical apparatus and detachable anvil rod therefor 224 1994
5,588,579 Anvil for circular stapler 374 1995
5,799,857 Circular anastomosis device 454 1996
5,639,008 Anvil for circular stapler 378 1996
5,836,503 Insertion device for surgical apparatus 305 1996
5,860,581 Anvil for circular stapler 168 1996
5,758,814 Anvil for circular stapler 318 1997
5,915,616 Surgical fastener applying apparatus 527 1997
6,053,390 Anvil for surgical stapler 255 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 138 2001
 
ETHICON, INC. (25)
4,319,576 Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument 261 1980
4,289,133 Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument 201 1980
4,703,887 Collapsible purse string aid for use with intraluminal stapling device 263 1985
5,104,025 Intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapler with detached anvil 432 1990
5,222,963 Pull-through circular anastomosic intraluminal stapler with absorbable fastener means 369 1991
5,271,543 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 360 1992
5,355,897 Method of performing a pyloroplasty/pylorectomy using a stapler having a shield 209 1992
5,261,920 Anvil bushing for circular stapler 140 1992
5,205,459 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 448 1992
5,309,927 Circular stapler tissue retention spring method 337 1992
5,333,773 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 255 1992
5,285,945 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 349 1992
5,271,544 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 302 1993
5,275,322 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 230 1993
5,292,053 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 302 1993
5,312,024 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 231 1993
5,433,721 Endoscopic instrument having a torsionally stiff drive shaft for applying fasteners to tissue 730 1993
5,350,104 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 213 1994
5,439,156 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 174 1994
5,445,644 Pyloroplasty/pylorectomy shield 220 1994
5,404,870 Method of using a transanal inserter 90 1994
5,533,661 Sealing means for endoscopic surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 377 1995
5,609,285 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 400 1995
5,632,433 Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument with flexible support shaft and anvil adjusting mechanism 338 1995
6,503,259 Expandable anastomotic device 280 2000
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (19)
6,592,596 Devices and related methods for securing a tissue fold 186 2000
6,398,795 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 171 2000
6,585,144 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 78 2001
6,629,630 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 213 2001
6,632,227 Endoscopic resection devices 171 2001
6,578,751 Method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 244 2001
6,605,078 Full thickness resection device 143 2001
6,478,210 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 109 2002
6,716,222 Stapling and cutting in resectioning for full thickness resection devices 123 2002
6,685,079 Full thickness resectioning device 55 2002
6,695,198 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 81 2003
6,840,423 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 102 2003
6,827,246 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 47 2003
6,820,791 Non-circular resection device and endoscope 47 2003
6,938,814 Full thickness resectioning device 47 2003
6,866,178 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 152 2003
2005/0145,675 CIRCUMFERENTIAL FULL THICKNESS RESECTIONING DEVICE 151 2003
6,874,669 Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device 213 2004
2005/0125,009 Full thickness resection device control handle 215 2004
 
HEARTPORT, INC. (11)
5,709,335 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 190 1995
5,732,872 Surgical stapling instrument 456 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 195 2000
6,450,390 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 76 2001
6,588,643 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 227 2001
6,631,837 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 52 2001
6,659,327 Surgical anastomosis apparatus and method thereof 66 2002
 
COVIDIEN LP (7)
6,488,197 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing resecting and stapling instruments 365 2000
6,491,201 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 351 2000
6,533,157 Tissue stapling attachment for use with an electromechanical driver device 185 2000
6,716,233 Electromechanical driver and remote surgical instrument attachment having computer assisted control capabilities 377 2000
6,945,444 Surgical stapling device for performing circular anastomoses 275 2002
6,681,979 Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing stapling, and resecting instruments 319 2002
6,695,199 Fluid delivery mechanism for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments 317 2002
 
GENOIL INC. (7)
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 12 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 12 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 12 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 12 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 12 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 12 2004
2005/0173,337 Method and apparatus for separating immiscible phases with different densities 12 2004
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
6,179,195 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 165 1999
6,241,140 Method and device for full-thickness resectioning of an organ 109 2000
6,343,731 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 90 2001
6,601,749 Multi fire full thickness resectioning device 296 2001
2003/0111,507 Balloon actuator for use in a resectioning device 66 2001
6,742,692 method of sequentially firing staples using springs and a rotary or linear shutter 52 2003
 
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. (3)
6,083,241 Method of use of a circular stapler for hemorrhoidal procedure 139 1998
6,102,271 Circular stapler for hemorrhoidal surgery 363 1998
6,193,129 Cutting blade for a surgical anastomosis stapling instrument 322 2000
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (3)
5,395,030 Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues 560 1993
5,658,300 Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues 336 1995
6,050,472 Surgical anastomosis stapler 311 1997
 
ACTIVE PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2 2004
2005/0067,816 Method and apparatus for body impact protection 2 2004
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (2)
6,119,913 Endoscopic stapler 525 1996
6,126,058 Method and device for full thickness resectioning of an organ 398 1998
 
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 254 1999
6,269,997 Apparatus for actuating a variety of interchangeable surgical instruments for hollow organ anastomosis 69 1999
 
MEDIGUS LTD. (2)
6,872,214 Stapler for endoscopes 207 2002
2005/0145,674 Stapler for endoscopes 65 2005
 
Resnick; Semion (2)
4,700,703 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 248 1986
4,903,697 Cartridge assembly for a surgical stapling instrument 157 1988
 
SURGICAL CONNECTIONS, INC. (2)
6,149,667 Devices and methods for treating E.G. urinary stress incontinence 216 1999
6,517,566 Devices and methods for treating e.g. urinary stress incontinence 241 2000
 
The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (2)
5,197,649 Gastrointestinal endoscoptic stapler 336 1991
5,411,508 Gastrointestinal approximating and tissue attaching device 458 1993
 
ALCHEMIA A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF CA (1)
4,550,870 Stapling device 155 1983
 
American Cyanamid Company (1)
4,667,673 Anastomotic device applicator and method 167 1984
 
AVANT, OTIS LYNN (1)
4,873,977 Stapling method and apparatus for vesicle-urethral re-anastomosis following retropubic prostatectomy and other tubular anastomosis 260 1987
 
Bieffe Medital S.A. (1)
5,139,513 Apparatus and method for suturing 318 1990
 
Bio-Seal Tech, Inc. (1)
6,632,237 Device and method for sealing a puncture in a blood vessel 85 2001
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION (1)
6,302,311 Endoscopic stapler 327 2000
 
Cardica, Inc. (1)
6,905,504 Tool for performing end-to-end anastomosis 54 2002
 
CMS SURGICAL, INC. (1)
5,951,576 End-to-side vascular anastomosing stapling device 236 1998
 
DEUTSCHE FORSCHUNGSANSTALT FUR LUFT-UND RAUMFAHRT E.V. (1)
5,669,918 Surgical instrument for preparing an anastomosis in minimally invasive surgery 347 1996
 
EDRICH VASCULAR DEVICES, INC. (1)
5,346,115 Surgical staple inserter 95 1993
 
ELF ATOCHEM S.A. (1)
5,957,363 Method of performing vascular anastomosis 187 1997
 
ENCISION, INC. (1)
6,494,877 Electrosurgical apparatus for laparoscopic and like procedures 65 1998
 
GLOBE CONTROL FINANZ AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
4,817,847 Instrument and a procedure for performing an anastomosis 334 1988
 
INTEGRATED VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, LC (1)
6,626,921 Externally positioned anvil apparatus for cutting anastomosis 89 2001
 
ITT CORPORATION (1)
5,285,810 Pressure-reducing regulator for compressed natural gas 22 1993
 
KASTER, ROBERT L. (1)
5,403,333 Side-to-end vascular anastomotic staple apparatus 194 1993
 
LSI SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5,839,639 Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument 407 1995
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
2005/0143,758 Anastomosis device, tools and methods of using 33 2004
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5,348,259 Flexible, articulable column 252 1992
 
MORE CHARM, LTD. (1)
8,453,835 Protective cover for communication device 1 2011
 
NICOLO, ENRICO (1)
6,520,398 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 60 2001
 
NITI SURGICAL SOLUTIONS LTD. (1)
6,884,250 Intratubular anastomosis apparatus 63 2002
 
Odis Lynn Avant (1)
5,047,039 Method and apparatus for effecting dorsal vein ligation and tubular anastomosis and laparoscopic prostatectomy 268 1990
 
OTICON A/S (1)
5,993,468 Method and anastomotic instrument for use when performing an end-to-side anastomosis 202 1998
 
PRIVASYS, INC. (1)
2003/0061,168 Method for generating customer secure card numbers 21 2001
 
ROSATI, RICCARDO (1)
4,907,591 Surgical instrument for establishing compression anastomosis 311 1988
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
7,711,347 Mixer 97 2006
 
SENCORP (1)
4,592,354 Tissue retention spool for intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapling instrument and methods 226 1983
 
Takasago Medical Industry Co., Ltd. (1)
4,708,141 Soluble suturing device for an intestine 158 1986
 
Tracor, Inc. (1)
5,715,987 Constant width, adjustable grip, staple apparatus and method 371 1996
 
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP (1)
6,769,594 End-to-end anastomosis instrument and method for performing same 205 2002
 
VSESOJUZNY NAUCHNO-ISSLEDOVATELSKY I ISPYTATELNY INSTITUT MEDITSINSKOI TEKHNIKI (1)
4,505,272 Surgical suturing instrument for performing anastomoses between structures of the digestive tract 175 1983
 
WILLIAM C. SHAW AND LORETTA SHAW (1)
6,623,227 Drill screw for adjusting molding relative to an underlying wall 30 2001
 
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 465 1983
4,957,499 Surgical suturing instrument 290 1989
5,042,707 Intravascular stapler, and method of operating same 576 1990
5,197,648 Surgical stapling apparatus 168 1991
5,188,638 Apparatus and method for preforming anastomosis fastener securement of hollow organs 172 1992
5,221,036 Surgical stapler 300 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 487 1992
5,868,760 Method and apparatus for endolumenally resectioning tissue 467 1994
5,720,755 Tubular suturing device and methods of use 199 1995
5,855,312 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 187 1996
6,264,086 Surgical apparatus and method 460 1997
6,117,148 Intraluminal anastomotic device 285 1998
6,279,809 Circular stapler for side to end, side to side and end to side anastomosis 211 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 216 2001
6,387,105 Devices and methods for performing a vascular anastomosis 152 2001
2005/0051,597 Flexible annular stapler for closed surgery of hollow organs 47 2001
6,769,590 Luminal anastomotic device and method 107 2002
6,763,993 Surgical stapling instrument and method thereof 53 2003
2005/0107,813 Bone fixing device for cranial surgery 38 2004
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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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