Surgical cutting instrument

Patent Number: 9386985

Patent Date: 2016-07-12

Patent type: utility

A surgical cutting instrument includes a first jaw member, a second jaw member movably supported relative to the first jaw member for selective movement between an open position and a closed position to clamp tissue therebetween upon application of a closing motion thereto, and a cutting member comprising a tissue cutting edge to cut the tissue clamped between the first jaw member and the second jaw member upon application of a retraction motion to the cutting member.


First Name Last Name City State Country
Robert L. Koch, Jr. - - -
Eric W. Thompson - - -
Andrew T. Beckman - - -
Rachel M. Clair - - -


Section Class Sub Class Group Sub Group
A 61 B 17 068
A 61 B 17 3207
A 61 B 17 072


Organization First Name Last Name City State Country
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. - - - - -