MedTech

IP Strategies for AI Innovators in Healthcare

GJE & Intelligent Health – AI & IP Series This is the second in a series of three articles prepared for the Intelligent Health community, directed at all innovators using artificial intelligence to solve problems in healthcare. Our aim is to address some of the misconceptions we frequently hear around...

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“You can’t patent algorithms” – A Guide to Identifying and Protecting AI Inventions in Healthcare

GJE & Intelligent Health – AI & IP Series This is the first of a series of articles prepared for the Intelligent Health community, directed at all innovators using artificial intelligence to solve problems in healthcare. Our aim is to address some of the misconceptions we hear frequently around the...

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AR-Assisted Surgery: Navigating the Restrictions to Patentability

  The development of Augmented Reality (AR) assisted surgical techniques is moving rapidly, with GlobalData predicting the next 10 years will see the AR market in health care reach $76 billion[1]. AR displays can be used in many ways to assist in surgical procedures or surgical training. For example, an...

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The Restrictions on Patenting Surgical Methods: Can Surgical Robotics companies obtain effective Patent Protection?

If you have ever considered filing a patent application in the medical field, you might be aware that the law of some countries excludes patent protection for inventions that relate to certain kinds of surgical method. Given the rate of innovation in the surgical robots field, as clear from the...

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The Surgical Robotics Patent Landscape: A Pivotal Moment in the Field

  The medical and health technology sectors are in the midst of a period of rapid and sustained innovation. As the more traditional MedTech sectors mature, the rapid ongoing advances in computer technologies are increasingly being applied to solve problems in health and medicine. One of these subsectors which has...

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