Intuitive Surgical Profile

Intuitive Surgical Patent Grants

Surgical cannulas and related systems and methods of identifying surgical cannulas

Patent Number 10172687 - January 8, 2019

A cannula for a surgical system may include a magnet located in a position to be sensed by the surgical system in a mounted position of the…

Stereo imaging system with automatic disparity adjustment for displaying close range objects

Patent Number 10178368 - January 8, 2019

A stereo imaging system comprises a stereoscopic camera having left and right image capturing elements for capturing stereo images; a stereo…

Surgical apparatus

Patent Number D837380 - January 1, 2019

Teleoperated surgical system equipment with user interface

Patent Number 10166061 - January 1, 2019

A flux supply unit for supplying a flux to a plurality of surgical instruments may include a plurality of connectors and a user control…

Actuation cable having multiple friction characteristics

Patent Number 10159473 - December 25, 2018

A surgical device includes a first cable portion that engages a first component such that a first friction exists between the first cable…

Intuitive Surgical Patent Applications

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RAPID HALT AND RECOVERY OF MOTION DEVIATIONS IN MEDICAL DEVICE REPOSITIONABLE ARMS

Application Number 20190008599 - January 10, 2019

A system and method for rapid halt and recovery of motion deviations in a medical device includes a computer-assisted medical device having a…

METHOD OF COUPLING OPTICAL FIBER BUNDLES

Application Number 20190011648 - January 10, 2019

A method and apparatus for coupling fiber bundles. A plurality of fibers are secured within a channel of a fastener system to place the…

ROTARY INPUT FOR LEVER ACTUATOR

Application Number 20190000494 - January 3, 2019

A medical device includes a lever with an applied force position, a load position, and a fulcrum position. A first cable extends from the…

SURGICAL SYSTEM INSTRUMENT MANIPULATOR

Application Number 20180353204 - December 13, 2018

An instrument manipulator and a robotic surgical system including an instrument manipulator are provided. In one embodiment, an instrument…

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONFIGURING COMPONENTS IN A MINIMALLY INVASIVE INSTRUMENT

Application Number 20180325417 - November 15, 2018

A catheter system includes an elongate flexible catheter and a support structure mounted on a proximal portion of the elongate flexible…

Intuitive Surgical Federal District Court Decisions

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)

Dawson v. Sohn et al

Illinois Southern District Court - May 22, 2018

ORDER GRANTING 83 Motion for Summary Judgment filed by defendant United States of America. Due to plaintiff's failure to exhaust her…

Heredia v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - May 1, 2018

ORDER granting 82 Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Edward J. Davila on 5/1/2018. (ejdlc3S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/1/2018)

Rutledge et al v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - April 27, 2018

SUA SPONTE JUDICIAL REFERRAL FOR PURPOSE OF DETERMINING RELATIONSHIP OF CASES (RE: 18-CV-02197-EJD). Signed by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on…

Wanish et al v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

California Northern District Court - April 27, 2018

SUA SPONTE JUDICIAL REFERRAL FOR PURPOSE OF DETERMINING RELATIONSHIP OF CASES (RE: 18-CV-02197-EJD). Signed by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on…

Intuitive Surgical State Court Decisions

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…

Taylor v. Intuitive Surgical Inc.

Washington Supreme Court - February 9, 2017