MedTech

Convergent Behaviour: Trends in AI HealthTech Patent Filings

AI & IP Series This is the third in a series of three articles 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 the protection of AI-based HealthTech inventions and to provide some practical...

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IP Strategies for AI Innovators in Healthcare

AI & IP Series This is the second in a series of three articles 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 protection of AI-based HealthTech inventions and to provide some practical...

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

  Part two Part three AI & IP Series This is the first of a series of articles 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 protection of AI-based HealthTech inventions and...

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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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