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Intuitive Surgical Patent Grants

Image capture unit in a surgical instrument

Patent Number 9675236 - June 13, 2017

In a minimally invasive surgical system, an image capture unit includes a prism assembly and sensor assembly. The prism assembly includes a…

Torque compensation

Patent Number 9675354 - June 13, 2017

Embodiments of a clamping system are disclosed. In some embodiments, a system used with a motor assembly and a clamping device is presented,…

Systems and methods for cancellation of joint motion using the null-space

Patent Number 9675421 - June 13, 2017

Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed for cancelling movement of one or more joints of a telesurgical manipulator to effect manipulation…

Systems and methods for avoiding collisions between manipulator arms using a null-space

Patent Number 9675422 - June 13, 2017

Devices, systems, and methods for avoiding collisions between manipulator arms using a null-space are provided. In one aspect, the system…

Lever actuated output gimbals

Patent Number 9668816 - June 6, 2017

A force transmission transmits a force to a primary output gimbal plate and a secondary output gimbal plate. The secondary output gimbal plate…

Intuitive Surgical Patent Applications

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…

MEDICAL DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS USING EYE GAZE TRACKING

Application Number 20170172675 - June 22, 2017

Described herein is a teleoperational medical system for performing a medical procedure in a surgical field. The teleoperational system…

SURGICAL INSTRUMENT SHAFT

Application Number 20170172677 - June 22, 2017

A surgical instrument may include a shaft, a force transmission mechanism, and an end effector. The shaft may have a proximal end and a distal…

MEDICAL ROBOTIC SYSTEM PROVIDING SENSORY FEEDBACK INDICATING A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A COMMANDED STATE AND A PREFERRED POSE OF AN ARTICULATED INSTRUMENT

Application Number 20170173788 - June 22, 2017

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

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 - 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)…