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
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 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 his unrivaled ability to turn ideas into reality. There were all “Zingers... 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