Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Screen reader users: click this link for accessible mode. Accessible mode has the same essential features but works better with your reader.


  1. Advanced Patent Search
Publication numberUSD661804 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/402,701
Publication date12 Jun 2012
Filing date26 Sep 2011
Priority date5 Oct 2007
Also published asCA2701962A1, CN101883531A, CN101883531B, EP2217157A2, EP2796102A2, EP2796102A3, US8623027, US20090105750, US20120184946, US20140155921, USD661801, USD661802, USD661803, WO2009046234A2, WO2009046234A3
Publication number29402701, 402701, US D661804 S1, US D661804S1, US-S1-D661804, USD661804 S1, USD661804S1
InventorsDaniel W. Price, Galen C. Robertson, Cory G. Kimball, Scott A. Woodruff, Matthew C. Miller, Carrie I. Fihe, Carl J. Draginoff, Jr.
Original AssigneeEthicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
User interface for a surgical instrument
US D661804 S1
Abstract  available in
Previous page
Next page
  1. The ornamental design for a user interface for a surgical instrument, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a left perspective view of a user interface for a surgical instrument showing our design.

FIG. 2 is a left side view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof.

FIG. 5 is a bottom view thereof.

FIG. 6 is a front view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a rear view thereof.

Portions of the user interface for a surgical instrument shown in broken lines form no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
1AST Products, Inc., "Principles of Video Contact Angle Analysis," 20 pages, (2006).
2Campbell et al, "Thermal Imaging in Surgery," p. 19-3, in Medical Infrared Imaging, N. A. Diakides and J. D. Bronzino, Eds. (2008).
3F. A. Duck, "Optical Properties of Tissue Including Ultraviolet and Infrared Radiation," pp. 43-71 in Physical Properties of Tissue (1990).
4Gooch et al., "Recommended Infection-Control Practices for Dentistry, 1993," Published: May 28, 1993; [retrieved on Aug. 23, 2008]. Retrieved from the internet: URL: http// (15 pages).
5Huston et al., "Magnetic and Magnetostrictive Properties of Cube Textured Nickel for Magnetostrictive Transducer Applications," IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 9(4), pp. 636-640 (Dec. 1973).
6Incropera et al., Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, Wiley, New York (1990). (Book—not attached).
7International Preliminary Report on Patentability for PCT/US2008/078645, Apr. 15, 2010 (9 pages).
8Lim et al., "A Review of Mechanism Used in Laparoscopic Surgical Instruments," Mechanism and Machine Theory, vol. 38, pp. 1133-1147, (2003).
9Orr et al., "Overview of Bioheat Transfer," pp. 367-384 in Optical-Thermal Response of Laser-Irradiated Tissue, A. J. Welch and M. J. C. van Gernert, eds., Plenum, New York (1995).
10Partial International Search Report for PCT/US2008/078645, Mar. 10, 2009 (2 pages).
11Sherrit et al., "Novel Horn Designs for Ultrasonic/Sonic Cleaning Welding, Soldering, Cutting and Drilling," Proc. SPIE Smart Structures Conference, vol. 4701, Paper No. 34, San Diego, CA, pp. 353-360, Mar. 2002.
12Technology Overview, printed from, Internet site, website accessed on Jun. 13, 2007, (3 pages).
13U.S. Appl. No. 12/896,351, filed Oct. 1, 2010.
14U.S. Appl. No. 12/896,411, filed Oct. 1, 2010.
15U.S. Appl. No. 12/896,420, filed Oct. 1, 2010.
16U.S. Appl. No. 13/251,766, filed Oct. 3, 2011.
17U.S. Appl. No. 13/270,459, filed Oct. 11, 2011.
18U.S. Appl. No. 13/296,829, filed Nov. 15, 2011.
19U.S. Appl. No. 29/402,697, filed Sep. 26, 2011.
20U.S. Appl. No. 29/402,699, filed Sep. 26, 2011.
21U.S. Appl. No. 29/402,700, filed Sep. 26, 2011.
22U.S. Appl. No. 29/404,676, filed Oct. 24, 2011.
U.S. ClassificationD24/145, D24/133
Cooperative ClassificationA61B2017/2929, A61B2017/2925, A61B2017/00429, A61B17/320092, A61B2017/00424
European ClassificationA61B17/32U8