Posts Tagged ‘medical device’

Biggest Medical Device Trends of the Next 10 Years – Part Two

In part one of this article, we talked about obesity and heart disease…two growing trends in America that will require new and innovative medical devices. You can read this article here Medical Device Trends Part One. Today, we will look two more large-scale health issues that will require new technology, innovation and patents. Medical Device Patents and Diabetes Coming in as the... Read More

Biggest Medical Device Trends of the Next 10 Years – Part 1

Fifteen years practicing patent law, and I’ve seen hundreds of medical device ideas and patents pass through my office. The nice thing about seeing all of these innovations in the early stages of development is watching how they grow and make a huge impact in the industry. How they ride trends and break ground on new ones. Seeing as how this is a New Year and a New Decade, I though... Read More

Top 5 Medical Patents from TIME’s 50 Best Inventions of the Year

The November 22 issue of TIME magazine contained an article any future patent holder would love. The 50 Best Inventions of the Year showcased everything from flying cars to mosquito killing lasers. Here are the best medical patents from the Time Top 50. Medical Patent #5: Used Cars for Babies Premature babies have a new ally…junkyards. The NeoNurture incubator utilized old car parts to make ... Read More

Going Toe To Toe With Medical Device Giants

Here’s an inspirational story (or a warning) for anyone holding a medical device patent. A privately held maker of blood-testing equipment for diabetics, has fended off attacks from behemoths Abbott Laboratories ( ABT – news -people ), Roche ( RHHBY.PK – news – people ) andMedtronic ( MDT – news – people ) for 8 years at a cost of $31 million! Full Story Here &#... Read More

What Medical Industry Inventors can Learn from New Apple Patent

Inventors in the medical device field may want to pay attention to a new patent awarded to Apple. Titled "Nitriding Stainless Steel for Consumer Electronic Products", it describes a cost-effective system that would place a layer of nitride atop a stainless steel exterior. This would add a durable scratch and impact resistant surface to stainless steel. There are other coatings that add t... Read More