February 22, 2019
Software Medical Device Patent

When Software Qualifies as a Medical Device, IP Protections are Needed

Artificial intelligence software has become so sophisticated that AI is now being regularly used in the healthcare field. Many new medical devices include some form of AI technology to make testing, diagnosing, and treatment easier, safer, and faster. AI and […]
December 26, 2018

Utilizing Examiner Interviews to Further Prosecution in Medical Device Patent Applications (Part 2 of 2)

An examiner’s interview can be immensely beneficial when working through patent prosecution at the USPTO for your medical device invention. But you are only going to get as much out of the interview as you are prepared to put into […]
February 19, 2018
Software Medical Device Patent

Software As A Medical Device: Can It Be Patented?

In general, if computer software meets the definition, software can be deemed a “medical device” by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and can also be patented, though patenting software can be difficult. The standards used for patentability and […]
December 18, 2017

Know The Patent Landscape Early – Market Clearance Searches for Medical Device Innovations

No one needs to reinvent the wheel and you shouldn’t waste valuable time, money and resources designing a “new” medical device that already exists. Before committing too much in terms of time and development budget dollars to a new medical […]
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