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Patented 3D Printed Orthopedic Implants Feature in Massive $84 Million Manufacturing Plant

3D Implant Printing A chance meeting between a customer service specialist and an orthopedic surgeon several years ago has coalesced into a powerful, privately-held medical 3D printing company that’s using its patent portfolio to reshape the way patients approach knee, back and spine surgeries. Thinking Robot has risen from obscurity to recently announced plans to build an $84 million manufacturing facility in the ... Read More

ENT Medical Device Patent Targets Chronic Sinusitis

Sinus Sleeve ENT patent An innovative team of medical device entrepreneurs operating out of Miami, FL, have successfully secured $1.5 million in funding for their patented Sinusleeve™ balloon that looks set to transform traditional Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) procedures.  One of several patents was granted several years ago for the balloon sinus dilation sleeve that targets Chronic Sinusitis, a condition affecting ov... Read More

His Medical Device Inventions Were Absolute “Zingers”!

Ear thermometer patent 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

Caution! The Dangers of Improperly Filed Medical Device Patents

Failed Medical Device Patents It’s vital that you avoid the patenting mistakes of other medical device inventors, especially in highly regulated fields such as healthcare.

A Visionary Medical Device (and Patent) Attracts Attention of a Major TV Retailer

Valerie Carbone Medical Device Inventor 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