Posts Tagged ‘medical’

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

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