Archive for the ‘Legal’ Category

How Plastics and Intellectual Property Protection Have Reshaped the Orthodontic Medical Device Sector

Plastics, Clear Braces, and Patents I recently tipped my hat to one of the greatest inventors of the 20th Century, Dr. Leo Baekeland, The Father of Modern Plastics whose initial invention, Bakelite, led to  the development of over 15,000 industrial products, uniquely shaping events in the medical device sector, including how business leaders tackle intellectual property concerns and patents. Nowhere is this intersection of plastic... Read More

Warning for Patents Using Persulfate

Medical patent attorneys and patent holders/seekers: Beware if you are using persulfate.

Medical Patent Seekers Breathe Sigh of Relief

(HealthTech Wire, February 11, 2008) Medical patent seekers--and patent seekers in other communities for that matter--are relieved by the rejection of section 4 of the Patent Reform Act of 2007, which would have limited penalties for patent infringement.

Biotech Medical Patent Up For Auction

If you are interested in securing an existing medical patent, IPAuctions has one ‘for sale.’ Sedum Laboratories, Inc.’s founder has recently passed away, and the company has decided to sell its primary patent for Ionically Formulated Biomolecule Microcarriers (USPTO Reg. # 6,645,525). The patent covers a cost-efficient drug delivery technology that can "encapsulate and relea... Read More