The vast majority of medical device patents granted by the U.S. Patent and Trade Office go to applicants from the United States. From 1994 through 2013, around 70% of medical device patents awarded by the office went to U.S. applicants. But what about the other 30%? Here’s a look at which countries are seeing the most applicants staking a claim to their intellectual property in the United States.
Researchers at Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital have unveiled a powered soft robotic system that wraps around the heart to help augment the cardiac output. Reminiscent of a heart massage, the device makes intimate […]
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