MedTech

Healthcare meets AI: new opportunities and new risks

“The development of smart technologies to analyse great quantities of data quickly and with a higher degree of accuracy than is possible by human beings opens up a whole new field of medical research and gives us a new weapon in our armoury in the fight against disease”. The Prime...

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The MedTech Patent Landscape in Numbers

Innovation in MedTech is rapidly increasing. With the highest rate of European applications filed and expanding global revenue, the trend is unlikely to slow any time soon. Over the past few years, the focus of innovation has shifted from more mature, conventional fields, particularly towards computer implemented inventions. However, the...

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Omni MedSci v. Apple reawakens patent troll debate

Apple has recently become involved in a lawsuit that looks set to reawaken the debate around non-practicing entities and the issue of so-called patent trolls. On 6 April 2018 Omni MedSci, Inc. filed a lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas alleging Apple was infringing four of Omni MedSci’s patents...

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Asking the right questions to optimise life sciences IP

This article was originally published on Biotech and Money. Supporting commercial goals by asking ‘why?’ As there is no one-size-fits-all approach to developing an effective IP strategy, GJE ensures it has a thorough understanding of its clients’ objectives and developments within their businesses so that it is able to offer the...

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Medical imaging- increasing innovation yet outdated equipment

If you are unfortunate enough to require an MRI or CT scan, you might reasonably expect that the equipment is state-of-the-art.  However, a recent report published by AXREM suggests that over half of CT and MRI scanners in the UK are more than five years old, with more than 10%...

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