Ethicon Inc. is a surgical instruments company that designs and manufactures medical devices and surgical instruments. Ethicon manufactures sutures, endocutters, breast care products and energy-based products, like hand instruments for tissue dissection. Ethicon was founded in 1992 and is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. The company is based in Ohio.


Research Grants 2 show all



Patents 31,502show all

  • 12,614
    A61B - Diagnosis
  • 2,969
    A61L - Methods or apparatus for sterilising materials or objects in general
  • 2,180
    A61F - Filters implantable into blood vessels
  • 1,273
    A61M - Devices for introducing media into, or onto, the body
  • 582
    A61K - Preparations for medical, dental, or toilet purposes
  • 545
    C08G - Macromolecular compounds obtained otherwise than by reactions only involving unsaturated carbon-to-carbon bonds
  • 500
    A61N - Electrotherapy
  • 254
    C08L - Compositions of macromolecular compounds
  • 224
    G01N - Investigating or analysing materials by determining their chemical or physical properties
  • 198
    B29C - Shaping or joining of plastics

Clinical Trials 190show all

80N/A26Phase 422Phase 316Other

Contact Information

4545 Creek Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242
United States


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