Innovative GM Global Technology Operations design patent for vehicle body – USD684899

This GM Global Technology Operations patent directed towards a vehicle body has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of means of transport or hoisting. GM Global Technology Operations, Inc. was awarded U.S. Patent D684899 entitled “Vehicle body” on June 25, 2013. The patent has been cited 166 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 D684899

GM Global Technology Operations filed this patent on February 13, 2012 giving it a processing time of 498 days (compared to an average processing time of 507 in the field). They have a total number of 11636 patents. The first named inventor is Joseph C. Baker of Los Angeles, CA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Melody Brown.

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Top Medical Technology Patent – Circular stapler introducer with rigid cap assembly configured for easy removal – US8353438

U.S. Patent 8353438 was awarded to Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. on 2013-01-15 and describes a “Circular stapler introducer with rigid cap assembly configured for easy removal.” This patent has been cited 271 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:

Introducers for introducing a surgical circular stapler into a patient. Various embodiments comprise a hollow flexible sheath that has a distal end and an open proximal end that is sized to receive a stapling head portion of the circular stapler therein. A rigid cap assembly may be attached to the distal end of the hollow flexible sheath The rigid cap assembly may be configured to selectively move between a closed position wherein a distal face of the stapling head is covered and an open position wherein the distal face of the stapling head is exposed. A portion of the rigid cap assembly has a shape that substantially matches a perimetrical shape of a portion of the stapling head to enable the rigid cap assembly to pass proximally over the stapling head when the introducer is withdrawn from the patient. Link: U.S. Patent 8353438

This patent was originally filed on 2009-11-19 which gives it a processing time of 1153 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 Jeffrey P. Wiley of Milford Charter Twp, MI. The primary examiner was Lindsay Low.

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Innovative Tyco Healthcare Group design patent for end effector tip with undercut bottom jaw – USD617900

This Tyco Healthcare Group patent directed towards an end effector tip with undercut bottom jaw has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of medical and laboratory equipment. Tyco Healthcare Group LP was awarded U.S. Patent D617900 entitled “End effector tip with undercut bottom jaw” on June 15, 2010. The patent has been cited 294 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 D617900

Tyco Healthcare Group filed this patent on May 13, 2009 giving it a processing time of 398 days (compared to an average processing time of 482 in the field). They have a total number of 1168 patents. The first named inventor is Steven Buysse of Niwot, CO. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Lisa P Lichtenstein.

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Top Medical Technology Patent – Surgical stapler – US8011553

U.S. Patent 8011553 was awarded to on 2011-09-06 and describes a “Surgical stapler.” This patent has been cited 285 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 device is described herein that can be used to fire different types and sizes of disposable loading units. In a preferred embodiment, the device applies parallel rows of surgical fasteners to body tissue and concomitantly forms an incision between the rows of staples during an endoscopic or laparoscopic surgical procedure. The device can be utilized with disposable loading units configured to apply linear rows of staples measuring from about 15 mm in length to about 60 mm in length and can be used to fire disposable loading units containing surgical clips and individual staples. Link: U.S. Patent 8011553

This patent was originally filed on 2010-06-07 which gives it a processing time of 456 days, compared to an average processing time of 983 in the field. has total patents. The first named inventor is Frank J. Viola of Sandy, UT. The primary examiner was Scott A. Smith.

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Innovative Hannspree design patent for tablet pc – USD675203

This Hannspree patent directed towards a tablet pc has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. Hannspree, Inc. was awarded U.S. Patent D675203 entitled “Tablet PC” on January 29, 2013. The patent has been cited 107 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 D675203

Hannspree filed this patent on September 22, 2011 giving it a processing time of 495 days (compared to an average processing time of 499 in the field). They have a total number of 751 patents. The first named inventor is Chu-Fang Yang of Tainan, T’ai-wan. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Barbara Fox.

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