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TREES GREGORY A: Surgical instrument. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, Johnson Philip S, April 14, 2011: WO/2011/044343 (183 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument can comprise a first drive system for advancing a knife bar between a first position and a second position in order to close a jaw, and a second drive system for advancing the knife bar between the second position and a third position. The instrument can comprise a lock engaged ...


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DAVISON Mark A, BOUDREAUX Chad P, KILLINGER Scott B, BATROSS Jonathan T, GIORDANO James R, TREES Gregory A, WANG Bingshi, VOEGELE Aaron C, NORVELL David, BARBERA Nathaniel F, FELDER Kevin D: INSTRUMENT CHIRURGICAL DOTÉ DUN ÉLÉMENT À MÂCHOIRES, SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH JAW MEMBER. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, DAVISON Mark A, BOUDREAUX Chad P, KILLINGER Scott B, BATROSS Jonathan T, GIORDANO James R, TREES Gregory A, WANG Bingshi, VOEGELE Aaron C, NORVELL David, BARBERA Nathaniel F, FELDER Kevin D, JOHNSON Philip S, April 5, 2012: WO/2012/044606 (178 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for supplying energy to tissue may comprise a handle, a trigger, an electrical input, and a shaft extending from the handle. The surgical instrument may comprise and end effector first and second tissue engaging surfaces that are slanted with respect to a transection plane. The ...


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WORRELL Barry C, NORVELL David K, SCHEIB Charles J, SHELTON Frederick E IV, STROBL Geoffrey S, SWAYZE Jeffrey S, TREES Gregory A, ZERKLE Jason E, MONTGOMERY Kevin M: ÉLÉMENTS DARTICULATION POUR DISPOSITIF CHIRURGICAL ARTICULÉ, ARTICULATION JOINT FEATURES FOR ARTICULATING SURGICAL DEVICE. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, WORRELL Barry C, NORVELL David K, SCHEIB Charles J, SHELTON Frederick E IV, STROBL Geoffrey S, SWAYZE Jeffrey S, TREES Gregory A, ZERKLE Jason E, MONTGOMERY Kevin M, JOHNSON Philip S, March 29, 2012: WO/2012/040438 (147 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical device comprises a body, an end effector, a cutting member, and a shaft. The end effector includes a pair of jaws that are operable to deliver RF energy to tissue that is clamped between the jaws. The cutting member is operable to sever tissue that is clamped between the jaws. The ...


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MONSON Gavin M, TREES Gregory A, LEATHER Gordon J, STOCKS David J, DAILY Christopher E, SNOWDON David A, EVANS John Hefin Bowen, RUDDENKLAU David I, GREEN Alan E, LEE Robin M, ROBERTS Paul C, CHAN Wai, JACKSON Thomas: [fr] INSTRUMENT MÉDICAL, [en] MEDICAL INSTRUMENT. MONSON Gavin M, TREES Gregory A, LEATHER Gordon J, STOCKS David J, DAILY Christopher E, SNOWDON David A, EVANS John Hefin Bowen, RUDDENKLAU David I, GREEN Alan E, LEE Robin M, ROBERTS Paul C, CHAN Wai, JACKSON Thomas, ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, CAPRIOTTI Roberto, May 2, 2013: WO/2013/062978 (141 worldwide citation)

[en] A medical instrument is disclosed. The medical instrument includes a housing and a handle for gripping by a user, an end effector coupled to the handle and having at least one electrical contact, a battery, and a radio frequency (RF) generation circuit coupled to and operated by the battery. Th ...


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Thomas James, Trees Gregory A, Contini Vincent, Sander Raymond, Prescott James Alan, Harris Scott Allen, Rubal Matthew Paul: Releasable and interchangeable connections for golf club heads and shafts. Nike, Nike International, Thomas James, Trees Gregory A, Contini Vincent, Sander Raymond, Prescott James Alan, Harris Scott Allen, Rubal Matthew Paul, Gorman Shawn P, January 28, 2010: WO/2010/011510 (17 worldwide citation)

Golf club heads are releasably engaged with shafts so that the club heads and shafts can be readily interchanged and/or so that the shaft position with respect to the club head can be readily changed. Assemblies for connecting the club head and shaft may include: a shaft adapter, a shaft retainer, a ...


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Yates Jan B, Searle John F, Trees Gregory A: Apparatus for adjusting relative positions of first and second members, particularly referring to the relative position between a main handle and an auxiliary handle on a portable tool. Mc Culloch North America, January 27, 1999: EP0893206-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for adjusting a first member (26) relative to a second member (34) comprises a button (50,51) with two sets of teeth (58,62; 60,64) and movable between first and second positions. When in the first position, both sets of teeth (58,62; 60,64) engage sets of teeth (43,45; 40a,40b) carried by ...


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Atterbury William G, Bouton Chad E, Busick David R, Dvorsky James E, Gaydos Peter A, Holley David A, Meek Daniel D, Trees Gregory A: Improved nozzle for handheld pulmonary aerosol delivery device. Ventaira Pharmaceuticals, Atterbury William G, Bouton Chad E, Busick David R, Dvorsky James E, Gaydos Peter A, Holley David A, Meek Daniel D, Trees Gregory A, FRANKLIN David E, September 16, 2004: WO/2004/078244 (4 worldwide citation)

An improved Electrohydrodynamic (EHD) nozzle (20a) particularly suitable for a handheld pulmonary aerosol inhaler increases the consistent and efficient dispensing of therapeutic liquids by reducing or eliminating wetting through shielding of discharge electrodes (26). Some versions further eliminat ...


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Yates Jan B, Krull Michael, Lind James, Trees Gregory A: Wire guard assembly for a string trimmer. Mc Culloch North America, January 27, 1999: EP0893050-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A string trimmer includes a wire guard assembly (12) which retains a wire guard (30) and debris shield (28) on a motor housing. The wire guard is retained in a pair of grooves (38) in the motor housing to capture the debris shield between the wire guard and an upper portion (36) of the motor housing ...


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Yates Jan B, Trees Gregory A: Shaft telescoping and rotational adjustment mechanism for a lawn and garden tool. Mcculloch, January 27, 1999: EP0893045-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A lawn and garden tool, such as a string trimmer, includes a lower housing (14), an upper housing (12) having one or more axial channels (40) interconnected with one or more circumferential channels (42) disposed on an interior surface thereof and a shaft (16) connected between the upper housing and ...