Patents: Misconceptions and Watch-Outs”.

Patents: Misconceptions and Watch-Outs”.

An entrepreneur recently told me she had discovered a new use for an old molecule. She was not sure about moving ahead with it because patent protection was not solid. I said “so what”, just to be provocative. Then I told her that having patent protection was not the...
The Need for Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Advancements in the Race Against Coronavirus

The Need for Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Advancements in the Race Against Coronavirus

The topic on everyone’s mind lately has been a new virus discovered in Wuhan City, China known as novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV. The World Health Organization (WHO) was made aware of an abnormal increase in cases of pneumonia in the Chinese city on December 31, 2019....
New Hair and Skin Models Indicate an Animal Friendly Future

New Hair and Skin Models Indicate an Animal Friendly Future

The new year has just begun, and it is already friendlier than last year- at least more animal friendly that is! It is clear in today’s society that cruelty-free products are very important to cosmetic consumers and will likely continue to increase in importance....
How to Handle Complaints Made About Your Innovation

How to Handle Complaints Made About Your Innovation

A lot of people have been contacting me about complaints made about their innovations. Now to be clear, I’m not referring to things like Google reviews although these may or may not be relevant. I am thinking of complaints made directly to the company about the...
The Future is Now: A Zero Contact Ultrasound

The Future is Now: A Zero Contact Ultrasound

Just over one week into the new decade and the medical device industry is already launching into the future. The innovative researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have taken a large step into the future of ultrasound imaging technologies. They have...