Archive for the ‘Drafting Medical Technology Patents’ Category

Inventor Regrets Decision to Not Patent Her Handwashing Device as Pandemic Grips Our Planet

Bucket patent The current pandemic outbreak has forced some inventors to lament their lack of will in getting their ground breaking ideas patented in the years prior to the outbreak.   This includes an enterprising medical scientist, Veronica Beckeo who previously came up with the idea for  buckets fitted with taps for handwashing everywhere. The crafty device is perfectly suited for far-flung rural areas wh... 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.

Your Simple Medical Idea Could Be Worth Millions!

John Rizvi describes simple medical ideas that made millions Tomorrow’s millionaires (and billionaires!) are not the ones with the most real estate, physical equipment or assets but the ones with the innovative ideas or what we eloquently call “Intellectual Property”. Think about well-known medical apps or software that you use such as Uber or Airbnb. Uber does not own any vehicles; Airbnb does not own any hotels. Yet both of these compani... Read More

Does “Leapfrog” Innovation Exist In The Medical Device Sector?

Medical Device Breakthroughs NO, concludes a recent report by Qmed, adding that it’s increasingly defined by incremental improvements from medical device companies hampered by financial constraints as hospitals downsize operations and request device discounts. “In the past, it was commonplace for device makers to charge substantially more money for new products that only had minor improvements over the previous-genera... Read More

How Medical Research Leads to New Patent Ideas

A new patent pending medical device – based on scientific research – proves even simple innovations to existing products can be very lucrative. Surgical masks haven’t changed too much since 1918. It was the year of the Spanish Flu pandemic, and surgeons adopted cotton gauze masks during surgery to protect themselves from patient diseases. The interest in masks as germ barriers wa... Read More