Posts Tagged ‘medical patents’
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
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
Think medical patents couldn't derive from a place known largely for its cheese? The University of Wisconsin-Madison begs to differ, and the students who flock to their biomedical engineering program from all over the country agree. Taking an unusual experiential approach, UW-Madison sets itself apart by offering students the opportunity to solve real-life clinical issues through research and desi... Read More
Medication accounts for a great majority of medical patents, though every medication has its side effects. There's no doubt medicine is saving lives and yet there are clear medical patent opportunities to minimize the risks associated with them. The main difficulty, as you in the medical community may be aware, is that medication is designed to handle a specific issue within the body. However, eve... Read More
According to Claudia Wallis, knee replacements surgeries will increase by 525% by 2030 (CNN Health, March 6, 2008). As a U.S. Registered Patent Attorney, I recognize the opportunities this figure represents in the various ways the medical community could help people prevent need for the surgery or handle life afterwards as appropriate.