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Make Your Medical Product Ideas Come to Life: The User’s Needs and Your Product

Based on our discussion in the last column, we have to uncover the product attributes that are most meaningful to the user, whether that user is a physician, nurse or technician, and to the buyer—whether he is a purchasing agent or general manager. For instance, I suggested that we learn… 

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Disposal of Human Excreta and Hygienic Behavior: Guest Blogger Dr. Mohan Lal Jangwal

Environment is an integral part of life. Survival of any living organism is not possible without a healthy environment. Put simply, the “environment” refers to the external factors around us; these factors have an influence on all human beings and vice versa. Different types of environments are all around us,… 

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Make Your Medical Product Ideas Come to Life: Inventor’s Syndrome

Can you diagnose these symptoms? The subject has conceived of a novel medical innovation that he believes is so important it will soon become a staple device in every hospital and clinic. He thinks its features and benefits solve an important problem facing physicians and their patients. However, our subject… 

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Make your medical product ideas come to life: Public Domain

In the last column we talked about how to comb through patent claims and perform a lay assessment of infringement. While you might arrive at the conclusion that your innovation would not, in your estimation, infringe any of the claims you turned up, there is something else you need to… 

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Make your medical product ideas come to life: Are you infringing?

Certainly, issues of patent infringement should be determined by your patent counsel. However, if you are conducting your own prior art search, as I have suggested you do, do you ask your attorney about each patent you turn up? My recommendation is that you, as the inventor, should try to… 

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Concerns of Unhealthy Diet: A Cause of Non-Communicable Disease! Guest Blogger Dr. Mohan Lal Jangwal

Since the dawn of globalization, our society has seen numerous changes. Urbanization, change of lifestyle, change in occupational environment and new dietary habits are some to be counted. Some of these were beneficial, while others have had adverse effects on our health. For example, unhealthy lifestyles are a major cause… 

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Make your medical product ideas come to life: Searching for prior art

How likely are you to obtain a patent for your invention? If you made and sold it right now, would you be infringing someone else’s patent? Researching the patent databases will help you answer these questions and give you a good idea about whether your innovation is already described or… 

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