Patents by Inventor Douglas Noiles

Douglas Noiles has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4473077
    Abstract: A surgical stapler including a stapling assembly, an actuator assembly remote from the stapling assembly, and a longitudinal shaft assembly having a longitudinally flexible section for connecting the actuator assembly to the stapling assembly and for transmitting the forces and motions required to operate the stapling assembly from the actuator assembly to the stapling assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 1982
    Date of Patent: September 25, 1984
    Assignee: United States Surgical Corporation
    Inventors: Douglas Noiles, Alfred F. DeCarlo