Archive for July, 2011

Does your hospital own your idea?

July 13, 2011 |  by  |  Inventor, Patents  |  No Comments

Researchers at universities, similar to employees of medical device companies, are accustomed to assigning patent rights to their institution in an employment agreement signed during the hiring process.  What may not be as obvious is that many non-academic hospitals are now including intellectual property (IP) rights in their physician employment agreements. Read More


Are we yelling too loud at the FDA?

July 5, 2011 |  by  |  FDA  |  1 Comment

I don’t want to become an FDA basher.  It just seems like every year it is getting harder to push the medical device rock up the FDA hill.  Speaking with peers, their perception has been similar, but last week the speculation was confirmed. Read More