Intuitive Surgical Profile

Intuitive Surgical Patent Grants

Medical robotic system providing sensory feedback indicating a difference between a commanded state and a preferred pose of an articulated instrument

Patent Number 9622826 - April 18, 2017

A medical robotic system includes an entry guide with articulated instruments extending out of its distal end. A controller is configured to…

Method and apparatus to provide updated patient images during robotic surgery

Patent Number 9622831 - April 18, 2017

In a method and an apparatus to provide updated images during a robotically-implemented surgical procedure, 3D data are obtained of a volume…

Tool grip calibration for robotic surgery

Patent Number 9623563 - April 18, 2017

Telerobotic, telesurgical, and surgical robotic devices, systems, and methods selectively calibrate end effector jaws by bringing the jaw…

Surgical patient side cart with steering interface

Patent Number 9623902 - April 18, 2017

A patient side cart for a teleoperated surgical system includes at least one manipulator portion for holding a surgical instrument and a…

Surgical patient side cart with suspension system

Patent Number 9615883 - April 11, 2017

A patient side cart for a teleoperated surgical system comprises a base, a manipulator portion extending from the base and configured to hold…

Intuitive Surgical Patent Applications

SURGICAL CANNULAS AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF IDENTIFYING SURGICAL CANNULAS

Application Number 20170105811 - April 20, 2017

A cannula for a surgical system may include a magnet located in a position to be sensed by the surgical system in a mounted position of the…

ANGLED ENDOSCOPE TIP IMAGE CAPTURE UNIT

Application Number 20170095142 - April 6, 2017

A family of endoscopes includes a non-zero degree endoscope (210) and a zero degree endoscope (200). Zero degree endoscope (210) includes a…

CANNULA SEAL ASSEMBLY

Application Number 20170095269 - April 6, 2017

Gas-tight seal assemblies for use during minimally invasive surgery include various aspects. A wiper seal includes a sealing portion and a…

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TISSUE CONTACT DETECTION AND FOR AUTO-EXPOSURE AND ILLUMINATION CONTROL

Application Number 20170095297 - April 6, 2017

Scenes captured with an endoscope (201) of a teleoperated surgical system (200) and displayed on a display unit (251) maintain a consistent…

MANIPULATOR ARM HAVING CONNECTION INTERFACE, AND RELATED DEVICES AND SYSTEMS

Application Number 20170095300 - April 6, 2017

A surgical instrument support arm of a teleoperated patient side cart may include a first arm portion including a first connector end and a…

Intuitive Surgical Federal Litigation Filings

Silva-Mendez v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

Nevada District Court - March 13, 2017

Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc. v. Midbrook, LLC

Michigan Eastern District Court - February 7, 2017

Spencer Abrams, et al v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc., et al

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit - January 6, 2017

Pohly v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

Colorado District Court - November 9, 2016

Braude v. Emory/Saint Joseph's, Inc. et al

Georgia Northern District Court - October 14, 2016

Intuitive Surgical Federal District Court Decisions

Richard Pohly v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - April 20, 2017

ORDER by Judge Maria-Elena James granting 96 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal. (mejlc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/20/2017)

Richard Pohly v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - March 6, 2017

ORDER by Judge Maria-Elena James granting in part and denying in part 45 Motion to File Under Seal; granting 52 Motion to File Under…

Richard Pohly v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - December 6, 2016

STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER. Signed by Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James on 12/6/2016. (rmm2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/6/2016)

Heredia v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - November 28, 2016

ORDER granting in part and denying in part 35 Motion to Dismiss. Intuitive shall file an Answer to the FAC within 15 days of the date this…

Dawson v. Sohn et al

Illinois Southern District Court - October 20, 2016

ORDER granting 3 Motion to Dismiss and Substitute: Defendant Woo Hyun Sohn, M.D is dismissed from this lawsuit with prejudice in accord…

Intuitive Surgical State Court Decisions

Jarmon v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

Kentucky Kentucky Western District Court - March 9, 2017

MEMORANDUM OPINION signed by Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson, III on 3/8/2017, re Defendant's 37 MOTION to Dismiss, and 39 Renewed MOTION…

Taylor v. Intuitive Surgical Inc.

Washington Supreme Court - February 9, 2017

In re Intuitive Surgical Securities Litigation

California California Northern District Court - December 22, 2016

ORDER Granting 123 Motion to Certify Class. Signed by Judge Edward J. Davila on 12/22/2016.. (ejdlc3S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/22/2016)

Heredia v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California California Northern District Court - November 28, 2016

ORDER granting in part and denying in part 35 Motion to Dismiss. Intuitive shall file an Answer to the FAC within 15 days of the date this…

Illinois Union Insurance Company v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California California Northern District Court - October 11, 2016

ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR STAY AND FOR PERMISSION TO APPEAL by Judge Jon S. Tigar denying 185 Motion for Leave to Appeal. (wsn, COURT STAFF)…