Intuitive Surgical Profile

Intuitive Surgical Patent Grants

Articulate and swappable endoscope for a surgical robot

Patent Number 9730572 - August 15, 2017

The present invention is directed to an articulate minimally invasive surgical endoscope with a flexible wrist having at least one degree of…

Systems and methods for configuring components in a minimally invasive instrument

Patent Number 9730611 - August 15, 2017

A catheter system comprises an elongate flexible catheter and a support structure mounted on the catheter. The support structure comprises a…

Surgical instrument with single drive input for two end effector mechanisms

Patent Number 9730719 - August 15, 2017

Methods for treating tissue, and surgical assemblies and related methods are disclosed in which a single input is used to sequentially…

Disposable sterile surgical adaptor

Patent Number 9724163 - August 8, 2017

A sterile adaptor is provided. The adaptor includes a housing, a retractor plate assembling, and a disc. The retractor plate assembly is…

Bracing of bundled medical devices for single port entry, robotically assisted medical procedures

Patent Number 9724169 - August 8, 2017

Medical devices robotically manipulated by a medical robotic system for performing a medical procedure on a patient are bundled together as a…

Intuitive Surgical Patent Applications

TOOL POSITION AND IDENTIFICATION INDICATOR DISPLAYED IN A BOUNDARY AREA OF A COMPUTER DISPLAY SCREEN

Application Number 20170209232 - July 27, 2017

An endoscope captures images of a surgical site for display in a viewing area of a monitor. When a tool is outside the viewing area, a GUI…

TOOL POSITION AND IDENTIFICATION INDICATOR DISPLAYED IN A BOUNDARY AREA OF A COMPUTER DISPLAY SCREEN

Application Number 20170210012 - July 27, 2017

An endoscope captures images of a surgical site for display in a viewing area of a monitor. When a tool is outside the viewing area, a GUI…

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…

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

Gabriel Fernando Nassar Cure, et al v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc., et al

United States US Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit - August 7, 2017

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…