Intuitive Surgical Profile

Intuitive Surgical Patent Grants

Shape-transferring cannula system and method of use

Patent Number 10314465 - June 11, 2019

A selectively shapeable medical device comprises an elongate tube, an activation component operatively coupled to the elongate tube, and means…

Systems and methods for reducing measurement error using optical fiber shape sensors

Patent Number 10314513 - June 11, 2019

An apparatus comprises an instrument including an elongated, flexible body and a shape sensor including an optical fiber extending at least…

Cut and seal instrument

Patent Number 10314644 - June 11, 2019

A surgical system including a cartridge having a first tissue sealing electrode and a surgical instrument including a first jaw and a second…

Systems and methods for non-rigid deformation of tissue for virtual navigation of interventional tools

Patent Number 10314656 - June 11, 2019

A method of modeling anatomic deformation comprises receiving a reference three dimensional model of a branched anatomical formation in a…

Instrument sterile adapter drive interface

Patent Number 10307213 - June 4, 2019

A surgical system (200) includes a surgical instrument (260) that is sensitive to backlash that would adversely affect the transmission of…

Intuitive Surgical Patent Applications

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETECTING STAPLE CARTRIDGE MISFIRE OR FAILURE

Application Number 20190175174 - June 13, 2019

A surgical stapler system may include a surgical instrument comprising an end effector configured to receive a removable staple cartridge, and…

SHAPE-TRANSFERRING CANNULA SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE

Application Number 20190159657 - May 30, 2019

A rigidizable medical device comprising a rigidizable element actuatable between a first state and a second state, wherein the rigidizable…

SURGICAL PATIENT SIDE CART WITH DRIVE SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MOVING A PATIENT SIDE CART

Application Number 20190159856 - May 30, 2019

A cart for supporting one or more instruments for a computer-assisted, remote procedure can include a base and a support structure extending…

SURGICAL PATIENT SIDE CART WITH DRIVE SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MOVING A PATIENT SIDE CART

Application Number 20190159857 - May 30, 2019

A cart for supporting one or more instruments during a computer-assisted remote procedure can comprise a base; a steering interface having a…

STERILE CHANNEL PRE-DRAPE ASSEMBLY

Application Number 20190142540 - May 16, 2019

An apparatus includes a sterile channel pre-drape assembly comprising a plurality of legs radiating from a common center region. Each of the…

Intuitive Surgical Federal District Court Decisions

Eslick v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - April 9, 2019

Order by Judge Lucy H. Koh Denying 29 Motion to Withdraw as Counsel Without Prejudice.(lhklc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/9/2019)

Negron v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - April 9, 2019

Order by Judge Lucy H. Koh Denying 32 Motion to Withdraw as Counsel Without Prejudice.(lhklc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/9/2019)

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. v. Bonutti et al

California Northern District Court - April 9, 2019

STIPULATION OF DISMISSAL WITHOUT PREJUDICE AND ORDER. Signed by Judge Nathanael Cousins on 4/9/2019. (lmh, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/9/2019)

Stanford v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - April 9, 2019

Order by Judge Lucy H. Koh Denying 32 Motion to Withdraw as Counsel Without Prejudice.(lhklc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/9/2019)

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

Delaware District Court - December 28, 2018

MEMORANDUM OPINION re claim construction. Signed by Judge Leonard P. Stark on 12/28/2018. (etg)

Intuitive Surgical State Court Decisions

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. et al v. Auris Health, Inc.

Delaware Delaware District Court - May 31, 2019

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Maryellen Noreika on 5/31/2019. (dlw)

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

Delaware Delaware District Court - December 28, 2018

MEMORANDUM OPINION re claim construction. Signed by Judge Leonard P. Stark on 12/28/2018. (etg)

Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc. v. Midbrook, LLC

Michigan Michigan Eastern District Court - June 25, 2018

OPINION and ORDER Granting in part and Denying in part Plaintiff's 21 Motion for Summary Judgment; and Granting in part and Denying in…

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…