Intuitive Surgical Profile

Intuitive Surgical Patent Grants

Articulating mechanisms and link systems with torque transmission in remote manipulation of instruments and tools

Patent Number 9700334 - July 11, 2017

Articulating mechanisms, link systems, and components thereof, useful for a variety of purposes including, but not limited to, the remote…

Replaceable end-effector cartridges with cam mechanisms

Patent Number 9693794 - July 4, 2017

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

Opto-mechanical devices with sharp-edge lenses

Patent Number 9696537 - July 4, 2017

An opto-mechanical device, such as a lens cell, includes a housing having an axially extending chamber and an intermediate internal spacer…

System and method for multi-resolution sharpness transport across color channels

Patent Number 9697588 - July 4, 2017

Provided are a system and method for image sharpening is provided that involves capturing an image, and then decomposing the image into a…

Apparatus for automated panning and digital zooming in robotic surgical systems

Patent Number 9699445 - July 4, 2017

In one embodiment of the invention, a digital zoom and panning system for digital video includes an image acquisition device to capture…

Intuitive Surgical Patent Applications

SURGICAL INSTRUMENT CONTROL

Application Number 20170189049 - July 6, 2017

A computer-controlled surgical system may include a surgical instrument having a working end, the working end having a moveable mechanical…

LIMITED MOVEMENT OF A SURGICAL MOUNTING PLATFORM CONTROLLED BY MANUAL MOTION OF ROBOTIC ARMS

Application Number 20170181801 - June 29, 2017

Robotic and/or surgical devices, systems, and methods include kinematic linkage structures and associated control systems configured to…

SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH MOTOR

Application Number 20170181804 - June 29, 2017

A method of operating an end effector of a surgical instrument includes supplying voltage to a motor disposed in a transmission mechanism of a…

Surgical Instrument with Shiftable Transmission

Application Number 20170172672 - June 22, 2017

A surgical tool having an elongated shaft having a proximal end and distal end. A surgical end effector is located about the distal end. The…

GUIDED SETUP FOR TELEOPERATED MEDICAL DEVICE

Application Number 20170172674 - June 22, 2017

A teleoperational medical system for performing a medical procedure in a surgical field includes a dynamic guided setup system having…

Intuitive Surgical Federal Litigation Filings

Ethicon LLC et al v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. et al

Delaware District Court - June 30, 2017

Hoard v. Covidien LP et al

Georgia Northern District Court - June 20, 2017

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

Intuitive Surgical Federal District Court Decisions

Richard Pohly v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - June 13, 2017

ORDER by Judge Maria-Elena James granting 120 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal. (mejlc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/13/2017)

Illinois Union Insurance Company v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - May 4, 2017

STIPULATION AND ORDER re 216 STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER TO EXTEND DEADLINE TO FILE OPPOSITION TO MOTIONS filed by Intuitive…

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)

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)…