D.I.Y Patent Searches: Red Flags to Consider

patent search dangers Yes, but there are problems with this approach. Did you know that the U.S.P.T.O is approaching close to 10 million granted patents, a fact escaping many newbie inventors who conduct patent searches themselves. While tempting, this approach is doomed to failure, often because inventors will attempt narrow keyword searches in the U.S.P.T.O database to establish whether their invention is unique and ... Read More

Patent Controversy: How Alexander Graham Bell Edged out Elisha Gray

Alexander Graham Bell patent controversy Prof. John Rizi, Esq. highlights one of the most famous patent controversies in history, a pivotal moment in technology where Alexander Graham Bell edged out Elisha Gray with regards the telephone. If you are a medical or dental inventor, don’t let this happen to you!

The Patent Professor® Story

The John Rizvi Story For decades, I have successfully helped medical and dental inventors protect their ideas with the USPTO. It’s been a long, exciting journey in both industry (and academia) watching and helping a litany of clients find fame fame, fortune and creative fulfillment from their inventions. My latest video shows you the path I have traveled, the clients I have helped and the experience I have accumulat... Read More

Five Movies About Medical Inventors and Patents you Should Watch!

Movies about inventions - Lorenzos Oil Movies entertain, they inspire, and they force us to take a moment away from our own lives. Here are five movies about medical inventions and their inventors to inspire those that are pursuing their own inventive processes. “Lorenzo’s Oil” (1992)- this movie follows the creation of Lorenzo’s oil, an oil combination that is a 4:1 ratio of oleic acid and erucic acid that is e... Read More

Top 5 Medical Inventions of the 20th Century

antibiotics patent and invention Despite the increasing cost of healthcare and the controversies surrounding health care reform and medical device taxes, medical technology companies are more focused than ever when it comes to developing products that will improve the quality of patient care. Here are the top five medical inventions of the 20th century according to leading industry pundits. Development of Antibiotics In the early... Read More
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