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1. (WO2016200722) MOUNTING DEVICE FOR SURGICAL SYSTEMS AND METHOD OF USE



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INTERNATIONAL SEARCH REPORT (ISR)
Part 1:  1  2  3  4  5  6          Part 2:  A  B  C  D  E 
International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/US2016/035980 355964WOU1
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
06 June 2016 08 June 2015
Applicant
COVIDIEN LP
FOR FURTHER ACTION: See Form PCT/ISA/220 as well as, where applicable, item 5 below.
This international search report has been prepared by this International Searching Authority and is transmitted to the applicant according to Article 18. A copy is being transmitted to the International Bureau.
It is also accompanied by a copy of each prior art document cited in this report.
1. Basis of the report
a. With regard to the language, the international search was carried out on the basis of:
the international application in the language in which it was filed.
a translation of the international application into                                          which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of international search (Rules 12.3(a) and 23.1(b)).
b.
This international search report has been established taking into account the rectification of an obvious mistake authorized by or notified to this Authority under Rule 91 (Rule 43.6bis(a)).
c.
With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application, the international search was carried out on the basis of a sequence listing:
2. Certain claims were found unsearchable
3. Unity of invention is lacking
4. Title of the invention
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established by this Authority to read as follows:
5. Abstract
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established, according to Rule 38.2, by this Authority as it appears in Box No. IV. The applicant may, within one month from the date of mailing of this international search report, submit comments to this Authority.
6. Drawings
a.
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     4    
as suggested by the applicant.
as selected by this Authority, because the applicant failed to suggest a figure.
as selected by this Authority, because this figure better characterizes the invention.
b.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.

A. CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECT MATTER

     A61B 34/30 (2016.01)i; A61B 34/00 (2016.01)i; A61B 17/34 (2006.01)i; A61B 17/29 (2006.01)i; A61B 17/068 (2006.01)i; A61B 17/00 (2006.01)i
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC

B. FIELDS SEARCHED

Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Korean utility models and applications for utility modelsJapanese utility models and applications for utility models
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
eKOMPASS(KIPO internal) & Keywords:mounting, access device, housing, clamping assembly, first arm, second arm, pivotable, drive member, middle segment, translate, closed configuration, open configuration, release mechanism, contact surface, articulation member

C. DOCUMENTS CONSIDERED TO BE RELEVANT

Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
(1)
A
US 8182469 B2 (ANDERSON et al.) 22 May 2012 See column 11, line 58 - column 13, line 49; claims 1, 2, 4, 5, 9-13; and figures 9A-14C.
1-23
(2)
A
US 2010-0286669 A1 (GREER et al.) 11 November 2010 See paragraphs [0049]-[0052], [0056]-[0070]; and figures 1-23.
1-23
(3)
A
US 2014-0180308 A1 (AVATERAMEDICAL GMBH) 26 June 2014 See paragraphs [0060]-[0068]; and figures 1-5.
1-23
(4)
A
US 6451027 B1 (COOPER et al.) 17 September 2002 See column 5, line 40 - column 11, line 4; and figures 1-8.
1-23
(5)
A
US 5779623 A (BONNELL, LEONARD J.) 14 July 1998 See column 4, line 14 - column 6, line 45; and figures 1-3.
1-23
(6)
A
US 5380338 A (CHRISTIAN, STEVEN C.) 10 January 1995 See column 2, line 26 - column 4, line 65; and figures 1-3.
1-23
*
Special categories of cited documents:
"A"
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
"E"
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
"L"
document which may throw doubts on priority claim(s) or which is cited to establish the publication date of another citation or other special reason (as specified)
"O"
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
"P"
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
"T"
later document published after the international filing date or priority date and not in conflict with the application but cited to understand the principle or theory underlying the invention
"X"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered novel or cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is taken alone
"Y"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is combined with one or more other such documents, such combination being obvious to a person skilled in the art
"&"
document member of the same patent family

D. INFORMATION ON PATENT FAMILY MEMBERS

Patent document cited in search report Publication date
(day/month/year)
Patent family member(s) Publication date
(day/month/year)
US 8182469 B2
22 May 2012
AT 500793 T
CA 2273939 A1
CA 2273939 C
CN 101242788 A
CN 101242788 B
CN 101242789 A
CN 101242789 B
CN 101340848 A
CN 101340848 B
CN 101340852 A
CN 101340852 B
CN 101426412 A
CN 101426412 B
CN 102058437 A
CN 102058437 B
EP 1015068 A1
EP 1015068 B1
EP 1146830 A1
EP 1146830 B1
EP 1197902 A2
EP 1197902 A3
EP 1897511 A2
EP 1897511 A3
EP 1897511 B1
EP 1928342 A1
EP 1931275 A1
EP 1931275 B1
EP 1962711 A1
EP 1962711 B1
EP 2135577 A2
EP 2135577 A3
EP 2135637 A2
EP 2135637 A3
EP 2135637 B1
EP 2263592 A2
EP 2263592 A3
EP 2263592 B1
EP 2263593 A2
EP 2263593 A3
EP 2263593 B1
EP 2263594 A2
EP 2263594 A3
EP 2263595 A2
EP 2263595 A3
EP 2263595 B1
EP 2298216 A2
EP 2298216 A3
EP 2298216 B1
EP 2298217 A2
EP 2298217 A3
EP 2298218 A2
EP 2298218 B1
EP 2298219 A2
EP 2298219 A3
EP 2298219 B1
EP 2335635 A1
EP 2338432 A1
EP 2338432 B1
EP 2338433 A1
EP 2338433 B1
EP 2356951 A1
EP 2359769 A1
EP 2359769 B1
EP 2359770 A1
EP 2359770 B1
EP 2360708 A1
EP 2363091 A2
EP 2363091 A3
EP 2363091 B1
EP 2559396 A2
EP 2559396 A3
JP 2002-082977 A
JP 2002-500524 A
JP 2007-167643 A
JP 2007-167644 A
JP 2007-325959 A
JP 2009-509653 A
JP 2009-509654 A
JP 2009-520573 A
JP 2010-214166 A
JP 2011-194247 A
JP 2012-120884 A
JP 2012-125589 A
JP 2012-152583 A
JP 2012-254360 A
JP 2013-027733 A
JP 2013-135862 A
JP 2013-138965 A
JP 2014-076361 A
JP 2014-111080 A
JP 2014-111081 A
JP 2015-062734 A
JP 4058113 B2
JP 4552296 B2
JP 5043414 B2
JP 5101519 B2
JP 5193049 B2
JP 5283241 B2
JP 5288609 B2
JP 5301607 B2
JP 5318826 B2
JP 5386602 B2
JP 5403864 B2
JP 5610547 B2
JP 5709318 B2
JP 5787374 B2
JP 5807974 B2
JP 5866123 B2
JP 5898105 B2
KR 10-0846252 B1
KR 10-1207286 B1
KR 10-1299472 B1
KR 10-1337270 B1
KR 10-1337278 B1
KR 10-1337281 B1
KR 10-2008-0072625 A
US 2002-0032451 A1
US 2002-0032452 A1
US 2002-0072736 A1
US 2002-0091374 A1
US 2002-0099763 A1
US 2003-0083673 A1
US 2005-0021050 A1
US 2005-0149003 A1
US 2006-0015508 A1
US 2006-0161136 A1
US 2006-0161137 A1
US 2006-0161138 A1
US 2006-0235436 A1
US 2007-0012135 A1
US 2007-0119274 A1
US 2007-0137372 A1
US 2008-0140088 A1
US 2008-0147089 A1
US 2008-0147091 A1
US 2009-0234371 A1
US 2009-0248043 A1
US 2010-0163057 A1
US 2010-0174293 A1
US 2010-0200002 A1
US 2011-0028990 A1
US 2011-0066161 A1
US 2012-209291 A1
US 6132368 A
US 6331181 B1
US 6346072 B1
US 6491701 B2
US 6866671 B2
US 6990489 B2
US 7048745 B2
US 7357774 B2
US 7524320 B2
US 7580955 B2
US 7666191 B2
US 7699855 B2
US 7727244 B2
US 7819885 B2
US 7955322 B2
US 7963913 B2
US 8105338 B2
US 8142447 B2
US 8202278 B2
US 8206406 B2
US 8216250 B2
US 8608773 B2
US 8672922 B2
US 8758352 B2
WO 00-33755 A1
WO 2007-041093 A1
WO 2007-041094 A1
WO 2007-075844 A1
WO 2007-075864 A1
WO 2007-126443 A2
WO 2007-126443 A3
WO 2007-142698 A2
WO 2007-142698 A3
WO 2009-061915 A2
WO 98-25666 A1
15 March 2011
18 June 1998
11 April 2006
13 August 2008
13 April 2011
13 August 2008
19 October 2011
07 January 2009
21 March 2012
07 January 2009
28 December 2011
06 May 2009
11 December 2013
18 May 2011
25 March 2015
05 July 2000
07 September 2011
24 October 2001
21 April 2010
17 April 2002
07 April 2004
12 March 2008
23 July 2008
12 February 2014
11 June 2008
18 June 2008
09 March 2011
03 September 2008
29 February 2012
23 December 2009
25 August 2010
23 December 2009
15 February 2012
21 May 2014
22 December 2010
20 March 2013
09 December 2015
22 December 2010
13 March 2013
11 March 2015
22 December 2010
10 April 2013
22 December 2010
06 March 2013
17 September 2014
23 March 2011
22 October 2014
20 April 2016
23 March 2011
22 October 2014
23 March 2011
15 June 2016
23 March 2011
30 May 2012
20 April 2016
22 June 2011
29 June 2011
11 February 2015
29 June 2011
11 February 2015
17 August 2011
24 August 2011
14 October 2015
24 August 2011
06 May 2015
24 August 2011
07 September 2011
28 March 2012
27 April 2016
20 February 2013
11 December 2013
22 March 2002
08 January 2002
05 July 2007
05 July 2007
20 December 2007
12 March 2009
12 March 2009
28 May 2009
30 September 2010
06 October 2011
28 June 2012
05 July 2012
16 August 2012
27 December 2012
07 February 2013
11 July 2013
18 July 2013
01 May 2014
19 June 2014
19 June 2014
09 April 2015
05 March 2008
29 September 2010
10 October 2012
19 December 2012
08 May 2013
04 September 2013
11 September 2013
25 September 2013
16 October 2013
15 January 2014
29 January 2014
22 October 2014
30 April 2015
30 September 2015
10 November 2015
17 February 2016
06 April 2016
16 July 2008
03 December 2012
29 August 2013
06 December 2013
09 December 2013
06 December 2013
06 August 2008
14 March 2002
14 March 2002
13 June 2002
11 July 2002
25 July 2002
01 May 2003
27 January 2005
07 July 2005
19 January 2006
20 July 2006
20 July 2006
20 July 2006
19 October 2006
18 January 2007
31 May 2007
21 June 2007
12 June 2008
19 June 2008
19 June 2008
17 September 2009
01 October 2009
01 July 2010
08 July 2010
12 August 2010
03 February 2011
17 March 2011
16 August 2012
17 October 2000
18 December 2001
12 February 2002
10 December 2002
15 March 2005
24 January 2006
23 May 2006
15 April 2008
28 April 2009
25 August 2009
23 February 2010
20 April 2010
01 June 2010
26 October 2010
07 June 2011
21 June 2011
31 January 2012
27 March 2012
19 June 2012
26 June 2012
10 July 2012
17 December 2013
18 March 2014
24 June 2014
15 June 2000
12 April 2007
12 April 2007
05 July 2007
05 July 2007
08 November 2007
30 July 2008
13 December 2007
21 February 2008
14 May 2009
18 June 1998
US 2010-0286669 A1
11 November 2010
CA 2684559 A1
EP 2211748 A2
EP 2211748 A4
JP 2010-531672 A
WO 2009-027848 A2
WO 2009-027848 A3
05 March 2009
04 August 2010
12 March 2014
30 September 2010
05 March 2009
28 April 2011
US 2014-0180308 A1
26 June 2014
CN 104869936 A
DE 102012025101 A1
EP 2934362 A1
HK 1211823 A1
JP 2016-505316 A
WO 2014-094719 A1
26 August 2015
26 June 2014
28 October 2015
03 June 2016
25 February 2016
26 June 2014
US 6451027 B1
17 September 2002
None
US 5779623 A
14 July 1998
US 5540649 A
30 July 1996
US 5380338 A
10 January 1995
WO 94-05215 A1
17 March 1994
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
Korean Intellectual Property Office
189 Cheongsa-ro, Seo-gu, Daejeon Metropolitan City, 302-701
Republic of Korea
Facsimile No. +82-42-481-8578
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
12 September 2016
Date of mailing of the international search report:
12 September 2016
Authorized officer:
CHO, KI YUN
Telephone No. +82-42-481-5655
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