Groundbreaking Wheelchair Medical Device Wins Patents in United States, Canada and Japan!

A recent medical innovation in the wheelchair sector demonstrates an inventor’s keen understanding of the power of patents to protect a groundbreaking idea and lay the foundations for financial success. Matt Mackenzie, a Nova Scotia entrepreneur has successfully received patents in the U.S., Canada and Japan for Paraglide, an automated wheelchair repositioning device, acknowledging it will take ... Read More

Lessons To Be Learned in a Medical Device Inventor’s Journey

Pressure monitoring method and apparatus patent Sometimes medical device inventors need to travel back in time to analyze earlier innovators who have crossed the divide from being a dreamer to becoming a successful patent holder with regular annuities and royalties from their invention.   But even when success strikes, its duration may be short lived offering us valuable lessons for those who follow similar paths. Such is the case when examin... Read More

Young Violinist Invents Musical Solution For Arthritic Hand Sufferers

Sarah Betts Inventor There is a famous expression that “youth is wasted on the young,” but whoever coined this term did not account for the amazing exploits of a young female Violinist from Minnesota who has set out to change the world of regenerative medicine with her two recent medical device patents. Sarah Betts journey began at age 3, where she showed a remarkable aptitude for music, particularly the violin. ... Read More

New Medical Device: Restoring Sight to the Blind

An intersection of far-sighted government regulation and American entrepreneurship is accelerating interest in an innovative medical device that offers promising hope for up to 6 million people suffering from partial blindness. An electronic brain implant or bionic eye developed by Second Sight utilizes a pair of glasses equipped with cameras and external processors  to relay electrical pulses to... Read More

Portable Ultrasound Device Ushers in a New Generation of Medical Device Patents

Portable Ultrasound Patent We are living in an age of disruption with the medical device sector on the verge of being seismically altered with the next wave of phone-enabled applications that include a handheld ultrasound probe from Butterfly Networks that offers a radical new future for the way we treat patients with cancer or knee injuries. We cannot understate the dramatic opportunities available to medical device invent... Read More