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New TEDx Talk Video: John Rizvi’s Personal Journey Through Patent Law & His Advice to Medical Device Inventors

TEDx Talk: John Rizvi Patent Attorney At around 10 p.m. last night I got some great news from TEDx organizers who informed me that my recent Talk “When Launching Your Idea Full Throttle is the Only Option For Inventors” that took place in South Florida recently is now LIVE on their YouTube channel.    While the talk highlighted some very personal and challenging moments in my life as a patent attorney, it also showcased ... Read More

A Medical College Dropout Strikes It Big With His Invention

Alex Gomez - Medical Inventor One of my early clients recently sold his medical venture for over $100 million to Meditronic, completing a remarkable journey from college dropout to millionaire entrepreneur. You can read about Alex Gomez and his early device called D-HELP which revolutionized the world of laparoscopic surgery on The Patent Professor blog. When everyone doubted Alex, he held fast and showed a remarkable tenacity... Read More

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