Medical Inventors, sometimes a personal injury or setback can trigger the genesis of new idea that radically transforms the way we perceive – and ultimately craft - a common medical device that has been around for decades. Consider this real-life example: When Brett Adams suffered a snowboarding injury, it dawned on him that this his traditional crutches needed a drastic overhaul.
Did you know that the one inventor is responsible for the invention of both the ear thermometer and an instrument to measure calories? Dr. Theodor Benzinger passed away several years ago, but his medical device patents live on in a variety of applications and apparatuses. It shows us his deep connection to patients and an unrivaled ability to turn ideas into reality. There were all ... Read More
It’s vital that you avoid the patenting mistakes of other medical device inventors, especially in highly regulated fields such as healthcare.
A medical device inventor – and a client of mine – is on the brink of the ‘big time’ with her dual-purpose headband glasses, aptly branded as EyeBandz®. It’s attracting the attention of a major television retailer which could be the marketing tipping point for this visionary device. If all goes according to plan, she hopes to confirm a spot on an upcoming Mother’s Day segment. ... Read More
Arguably the biggest challenge you will face as a medical device inventor is self-confidence. While my law firm’s specialty is helping you protect your device, many of the medical inventors that walk through my doors openly express the fear that their ideas will be CRUSHED by larger predatory companies with unlimited funds at their disposal and a virtual monopoly on device innovation. T... Read More