Top Medical Technology Patent – Surgical instrument having a multiple rate directional switching mechanism – US7905380

U.S. Patent 7905380 was awarded to Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. on 2011-03-15 and describes a “Surgical instrument having a multiple rate directional switching mechanism.” This patent has been cited 428 times by other U.S. patents which places it in the top 500 cited patents since 2010 according to our law firm research, and makes it of the most innovative medical technology patents in the field of instruments. The abstract states:

A surgical instrument including a drive mechanism configured to advance a staple driver and/or cutting member at a first rate and retract the staple driver and/or cutting member at a different rate. In at least one embodiment, the rate at which the driver and cutting member is advanced and/or retracted is the distance that the driver and/or cutting member is translated per actuation of a trigger, for example. In various embodiments, the cutting member can be retracted at a faster rate as compared to the rate in which it is advanced. In such embodiments, the surgical instrument can, owing to the slower advancing rate, provide a greater torque or advancing force to the cutting member while, owing to the faster retracting rate, reduce the time required for the surgeon to retract the cutting member. Link: U.S. Patent 7905380

This patent was originally filed on 2007-06-04 which gives it a processing time of 1380 days, compared to an average processing time of 1226 in the field. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. has 2128 total patents. The first named inventor is Frederick E. Shelton, IV of Hillsboro, OR. The primary examiner was Rinaldi I. Rada.

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Google patent by Larry Page from 2012 for hypertext browser assistant – US8316016

This Google patent lists Larry Page (Lawrence E. Page) as an inventor and is directed towards hypertext browser assistant. Mr. Page was awarded U.S. Patent 8316016 entitled “Hypertext browser assistant” on November 20, 2012. The utility patent has been cited 3 times by other U.S. patents in the field of computer technology and in other fields.

Google  patent by Mark Zuckerberg from 2012 for hypertext browser assistant - US8316016
A system facilitates a search by a user. The system detects selection of one or more words in a document currently accessed by the user, generates a search query using the selected word(s), and retrieves a document based on the search query. When the document includes one or more links corresponding to a linked document, the system analyzes each of the links, prefetches the linked documents corresponding to a number of the links, and presents the document to the user. The system receives selection of one of the links and retrieves the linked document corresponding to the selected link. The system identifies one or more pieces of information in the retrieved document, determines a link to a related document for each of the identified pieces of information, and provides the determined links with the related document to the user. Link: U.S. Patent 8316016

Google filed this utility patent on September 26, 2011 giving it a processing time of 421 days (compared to an average processing time of 901 in the field). They have a total number of 15211 patents. The first named inventor is Lawrence E. Page of Palo Alto, CA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Shahid Alam and examiner .

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Top Medical Technology Patent – Surgical stapling instrument comprising an articulation joint – US8485413

U.S. Patent 8485413 was awarded to Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. on 2013-07-16 and describes a “Surgical stapling instrument comprising an articulation joint.” This patent has been cited 310 times by other U.S. patents which places it in the top 500 cited patents since 2010 according to our law firm research, and makes it of the most innovative medical technology patents in the field of instruments. The abstract states:

In various embodiments, a surgical stapling instrument can comprise a plurality of magnetic elements configured to articulate an end effector of the surgical instrument. The surgical instrument can comprise at least one electromagnet which can be selectively activated, or polarized, to generate a magnetic field sufficient to motivate a second magnetic element, such as a permanent magnet and/or an iron core, for example, mounted to the end effector. In certain embodiments, a surgical stapling instrument can comprise a plurality of magnetic elements configured to open and/or close an end effector of the surgical instrument. In at least one embodiment, a surgical stapling instrument can comprise a plurality of magnetic elements configured to advance and/or retract a firing bar, cutting member, and/or staple sled within the surgical instrument in order to incise and/or staple tissue positioned within an end effector of the surgical instrument. Link: U.S. Patent 8485413

This patent was originally filed on 2009-02-05 which gives it a processing time of 1622 days, compared to an average processing time of 1080 in the field. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. has 2128 total patents. The first named inventor is Steven G. Hall of Cincinnati, OH. The primary examiner was Brian D Nash.

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Innovative Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB design patent for transitional graphic user interface for a display of a mobile telephone – USD628583

This Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB patent directed towards a transitional graphic user interface for a display of a mobile telephone has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB was awarded U.S. Patent D628583 entitled “Transitional graphic user interface for a display of a mobile telephone” on December 7, 2010. The patent has been cited 120 times by other U.S. patents, which places it among the most cited design patents awarded since 2010 according to our law firm research.

Link: U.S. Patent D628583

Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB filed this patent on January 19, 2010 giving it a processing time of 322 days (compared to an average processing time of 428 in the field). They have a total number of 1248 patents. The first named inventor is George Williams of Pleasanton, CA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Melanie H Tung.

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Innovative Samsung Electronics design patent for net book – USD633488

This Samsung Electronics patent directed towards a net book has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. was awarded U.S. Patent D633488 entitled “Net book” on March 1, 2011. The patent has been cited 103 times by other U.S. patents, which places it among the most cited design patents awarded since 2010 according to our law firm research.

Link: U.S. Patent D633488

Samsung Electronics filed this patent on June 17, 2010 giving it a processing time of 257 days (compared to an average processing time of 428 in the field). They have a total number of 79247 patents. The first named inventor is Dae-Young Kim of Seoul, . The patent was allowed by primary examiner Freda S Nunn.

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