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Patent Law Changes

For over 200 years, the US has operated under a “first to invent” rule. This..

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March Madness

The season is upon us. Unfortunately, the season is not spring…winter still..

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Autonomy with Boundaries

I have a teenager that just passed his Driver’s Test. As he pulls out of our..

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Rethinking Innovation

One of my favorite topics about the medical device industry and technology in..

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Blockbuster is no more - A discussion on ...

Every time I go home to visit my parents, one thing that comes up more often..

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Navigating Substantial Equivalence

Part of the mission of the CDRH is to ensure medical devices are safe and..