Intuitive Surgical Profile

Intuitive Surgical Patent Grants

Methods and apparatus for surgical planning

Patent Number 9532838 - January 3, 2017

Methods and apparatus for enhancing surgical planning provide enhanced planning of entry port placement and/or robot position for…

Autofocus and/or autoscaling in telesurgery

Patent Number 9532841 - January 3, 2017

Robotic, telerobotic, and/or telesurgical devices, systems, and methods take advantage of robotic structures and data to calculate changes in…

Surgical accessory clamp and system

Patent Number 9532849 - January 3, 2017

A robotic surgical system for performing a procedure within a sterile field comprises a manipulator arm and a surgical accessory clamp for…

Flow reduction hood systems

Patent Number 9526401 - December 27, 2016

Flow reduction hood systems are described which facilitate the visualization of tissue regions through a clear fluid. Such a system may…

Surgical systems with robotic surgical tool having pluggable end-effectors

Patent Number 9526560 - December 27, 2016

In one embodiment of the invention, a replaceable electrosurgical end effector cartridge is provided to couple to a mechanical wrist of a…

Intuitive Surgical Patent Applications

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SPECULAR REFLECTION DETECTION AND REDUCTION

Application Number 20170014029 - January 19, 2017

A system and method of specular reflection detection and reduction includes a processing unit including one or more processors and an imaging…

ROBOTIC LINKAGE

Application Number 20170000315 - January 5, 2017

A method may include articulating a first link and a second link relative to each other about a pair of outer hinge portions on a first end of…

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECENTERING IMAGING DEVICES AND INPUT CONTROLS

Application Number 20170000574 - January 5, 2017

A system and method of recentering imaging devices and input controls includes a medical device having one or more end effectors, an imaging…

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETECTING STAPLE CARTRIDGE MISFIRE OR FAILURE

Application Number 20160374676 - December 29, 2016

A method of controlling a surgical stapler system includes transmitting an actuation force to a staple cartridge to actuate a staple firing…

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MOVING A PLURALITY OF ARTICULATED INSTRUMENTS IN TANDEM BACK TOWARDS AN ENTRY GUIDE

Application Number 20160374767 - December 29, 2016

A medical robotic system includes articulated instruments extending out of a distal end of an entry guide. Prior to pivoting the entry guide…

Intuitive Surgical Federal Litigation Filings

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

Pohly v. Intuitive Surgical Inc

Texas Northern District Court - August 26, 2016

Pohly v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. et al

Texas Northern District Court - August 26, 2016

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. v. Ethicon US, LLC

California Northern District Court - August 19, 2016

Intuitive Surgical Federal District Court Decisions

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…

In re Intuitive Surgical Securities Litigation

California Northern District Court - October 12, 2016

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd re 170 Discovery Dispute Joint Report No. 4. (hrllc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/12/2016)

Illinois Union Insurance Company v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

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…

Intuitive Surgical State Court Decisions

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)…

Illinois Union Insurance Company v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California California Northern District Court - May 27, 2016

ORDER DENYING ILLINOIS UNIONS' MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT by Judge Jon S. Tigar denying 146 Motion for Partial Summary Judgment.…

Illinois Union Insurance Company v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California California Northern District Court - April 21, 2016

ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART INTUITIVE'S MOTION TO FILE UNDER SEAL by Judge Jon S. Tigar; granting in part and denying in…