Covidien Lp Patent Portfolio Statistics

Covidien Lp

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This article summarizes the perfomance of the assignee in the recent years. The overall statistics for this portfolio help to analyze the areas where the assignee is performing well. The filing trend, perfomance across the tech centers and the perfomance of the recent applications has been mentioned below. All the stats are calculated based on the perfomance in USPTO.

How does the overall patent portfolio of Covidien Lp look like?

Total Applications: 10,909
Granted Patents: 7,839
Grant Index 84.19 %
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 1,472 (15.81%)
In-Process Applications: 1,534
Average Grant Time: 3.2 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.93

Which Technology Area Covidien Lp is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
3731 Sheet Container Making, Package Making, Receptacles, Shoes, Apparel, and Tool Driving or Impacting 1,473
3771 Medical & Surgical Instruments, Treatment Devices, Surgery and Surgical Supplies 980
3721 Sheet Container Making, Package Making, Receptacles, Shoes, Apparel, and Tool Driving or Impacting 940
3739 Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices 725
Opap Parked GAU 716

How many patents are Covidien Lp filing every year?

Year Total Applications
2022 0*
2021 476*
2020 792
2019 669
2018 655

*The drop in the number of applications filed in last two years compared to previous years is because applications can take up to 18 months to get published

Recently filed patent applications of Covidien Lp in USPTO?

Publication number: US20220022879A1
Application number: 17/499,180

A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge assembly, an anvil assembly operatively associated with the staple cartridge assembly, and a surgical buttress. The staple cartridge assembly includes a tissue facing surface having staple retaining slots defined therein, each staple retaining slot housing a staple therein, and an annular knife disposed radially inwardly of the tissue facing surface. The anvil assembly includes an anvil member including a tissue facing surface having staple forming recesses defined therein, and an anvil shaft extending from the anvil member. The surgical buttress is releasably disposed on the tissue facing surface of the staple cartridge assembly or the anvil assembly. The surgical buttress has an annular configuration defining a central aperture therethrough, and includes body segments extending radially outwardly about the central aperture in spaced radial relation relative to each other, and a ring segment interconnecting the body segments.

Publication date: 2022-01-27
Applicant: Covidien Lp
Inventors: Fogarty Kevin R

Publication number: US20220027453A1
Application number: 17/499,000

An authentication and information system for use in a surgical stapling system includes a microprocessor configured to demultiplex data from a plurality of components in the surgical system. The authentication and information system can include one wire chips and a coupling assembly with a communication connection.

Publication date: 2022-01-27
Applicant: Covidien Lp
Inventors: Hryb John

Publication number: US20220022900A1
Application number: 17/450,524

Retrieval of material from vessel lumens can be improved by electrically enhancing attachment of the material to the thrombectomy system. The system can include a catheter having a distal portion configured to be positioned adjacent to a thrombus in a blood vessel, an electrode disposed at the distal portion of the catheter, and an interventional element configured to be delivered through a lumen of the catheter. The electrode and the interventional element are each configured to be electrically coupled to an extracorporeal power supply.

Publication date: 2022-01-27
Applicant: Covidien Lp
Inventors: Gaurav Girdhar

How are Covidien Lp’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
17/499,180 Surgical Buttress For Circular Stapling OPAP Central, Docket
17/499,000 Authentication And Information System For Reusable Surgical Instruments OPAP Central, Docket
17/450,524 Electrically Enhanced Retrieval Of Material From Vessel Lumens OPAP Central, Docket
17/496,882 Surgical Instrument With Increased Lever Stroke OPAP Central, Docket
17/497,340 Adapter Assembly With Gimbal For Interconnecting Electromechanical Surgical Devices And Surgical Loading Units, And Surgical Systems Thereof OPAP Central, Docket