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Intuitive Surgical

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About Intuitive Surgical

Intuitive Surgical (Nasdaq: ISRG) develops medical devices for the field of robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery. The company manufactures and markets robotic products to improve clinical outcomes for patients through minimally invasive surgery, most notably with the da Vinci Surgical System. It was founded in 1995 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.

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1020 Kifer Road

Sunnyvale, California, 94086,

United States


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Expert Collections containing Intuitive Surgical

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Intuitive Surgical is included in 3 Expert Collections, including Robotics.



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Intuitive Surgical Patents

Intuitive Surgical has filed 2520 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Surgery
  • Surgical instruments
  • Surgical removal procedures
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Surgical instruments, Surgery, Surgical robots, Neurosurgery, Surgical removal procedures


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Surgical instruments, Surgery, Surgical robots, Neurosurgery, Surgical removal procedures



Latest Intuitive Surgical News

Titan Medical Signs License Agreement with Intuitive Surgical

May 30, 2023

Titan Medical Signs License Agreement with Intuitive Surgical Titan Medical is a medical technology company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, with operations in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has developed an expansive patent portfolio related to the enhancement of robotic assisted surgery (RAS) Titan Medical Signs License Agreement with Intuitive Surgical. (Credit: Piron Guillaume on Unsplash) Titan Medical Inc. (“Titan” or the “Company”) (TSX: TMD; OTC: TMDIF) announced today that the Company has entered into a license agreement (“Agreement”) with Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (“Intuitive”) (Nasdaq: ISRG), a global technology leader in minimally invasive care and the pioneer of robotic-assisted surgery (“RAS”), for an upfront payment of US$7.5 million in respect of certain intellectual property (“IP”) of Titan. Under the Agreement, Titan has granted Intuitive a non-exclusive license to all of Titan’s IP, with the exception of the IP that is exclusively licensed to another party under a June 2020 license agreement. Titan retains ownership of the licensed IP, along with the associated rights including the right to continue to develop and commercialize the technologies covered by the licensed IP and the right to license the IP to other third parties.

Intuitive Surgical Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Intuitive Surgical founded?

    Intuitive Surgical was founded in 1995.

  • Where is Intuitive Surgical's headquarters?

    Intuitive Surgical's headquarters is located at 1020 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale.

  • What is Intuitive Surgical's latest funding round?

    Intuitive Surgical's latest funding round is IPO.

  • How much did Intuitive Surgical raise?

    Intuitive Surgical raised a total of $169.13M.

  • Who are the investors of Intuitive Surgical?

    Investors of Intuitive Surgical include GC&H Investments, Blum Capital Partners, Franey Muha Alliant Insurance Services, Marubeni Corporation, Levensohn Venture Partners and 6 more.

  • Who are Intuitive Surgical's competitors?

    Competitors of Intuitive Surgical include CMR Surgical, Theator, Activ Surgical, Vicarious Surgical, Quantum Surgical and 9 more.

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Activ Surgical

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CMR Surgical

CMR Surgical operates as a surgical robotics company developing universal robotic systems for minimal access surgery. It aims to make minimal-access surgery universally accessible and affordable by expanding the range of procedures that can be performed robotically. CMR Surgical was formerly known as Cambridge Medical Robotics. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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Quantum Surgical

Quantum Surgical is a surgical robotics start-up building next-generation smart tools for minimally invasive therapies, beginning with interventional oncology. The robotic platform will enable physicians to better assess, plan, and treat a broad spectrum of medical conditions. The Company is developing end-to-end solutions for interventional oncology.

Intuitive Surgical

Intuitive Surgical develops, manufactures and markets robotic surgical systems under the da Vinci Surgical brand.

Bionaut Labs

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