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Like many fields of technology, in medical innovation, patents and trade secrets protect the innovation and provide the competitive advantage required to build value in the trademarks that identify the products and businesses. There can be even greater hurdles for products that require regulatoryapproval, such as the FDA approval required with medical devices, drugs, and biologics.
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In the medical innovationspace, trade secrets are most often found in the “black box” algorithms embodied in software. Particularly in instances in which your software is not patentable, trade secret protectionmay coque iphone 5 combi vw be the best protection for the innovation. In medical innovation, strong branding represents quality, safety, efficacy, and trust. It is important to avoid infringing others trademark rights through trademark searches and opinions and developing rights in distinctive marks yourself by registering trademarks.
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RPL Medical Innovation Experience
RPL have a strong background in IP protection for medical innovation. RPL managing attorney,Patrick Richards has written, licensed, and enforced medical innovation patents since the first days of his legalcareer. In fact, thefirst patent application he wrote in 1999 for the University of Virginia was for a medical device used to deliver medication to the sinuses. In addition to his extensive medical innovation patent writing and litigating experience, Patrick has taught a course in medical innovation at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law each coque samsung j5 2017 cool year since 2014. Patrick is also a co founder and chief strategy officer of Resonance Medical, LLC, a health tech company developing software for neuromodulation and other sensory enhancing devices…