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INVENTORS, NOT AI-VENTORS: The Patent Act Requires an “Inventor” to Be a Natural Person

THALER V. VIDAL Before Moore, Taranto, and Stark. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Summary: Under the Patent Act , an...

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The FDA recently cleared Prescient Surgical’s CleanCisionTM  Wound Retraction and Protection System (CleanCisionTM), a retractable device designed to... Read More »
Written by Peter Heuser, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt In Chudik the Circuit rules that no substantial evidence supports the Board’s determination of... Read More »
Space age imaging equipment, up until now developed and used by NASA to study distant stars, will soon be a critical tool of the operating room. The infrared camera... Read More »
The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has become one of fewer than 70 health care providers in the United States to use new Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion... Read More »
A novel procedure for young children with severe scoliosis has received CE marking, meaning it meets European safety, health and environmental protection standards... Read More »
A skin transplant surgery has been proven safe and effective for restoring skin pigmentation in patients with vitiligo, according to a new study. Researchers followed ... Read More »
For the first time, a kidney that had been donated to one patient was removed and implanted into a new patient, after it failed in the first transplant recipient. Ray ... Read More »
From the beginning of science fiction, robots have often been a central plot point, striving to destroy us. But, seeing how we treated these machines as both slaves... Read More »
Here’s the weekly collection of hot medical news! Health on trial at the Supreme Court The Supreme Court has been busy with health topics. First... Read More »
Today, the details of the most extensive full face transplant completed to date, including both jaws, teeth, and tongue, were released. The 36-hour operation occurred ... Read More »
Overweight, diabetic patients who had bariatric surgery achieved significant improvement or remission of their diabetes, according to new research. Some weight loss... Read More »
People with kidney failure may think that they're better off getting a new kidney from a young donor, but a recent study indicates that for those over 39, the age ... Read More »
A study at University of South Florida found that skull reconstruction performed immediately after trauma which penetrates or creates an indentation in the skull... Read More »
The minimally invasive hernia repair procedure known as total extraperitoneal inguinal hernioplasty (TEP) was associated with higher patient satisfaction, less... Read More »
Hip replacements are now a common surgery. All hip replacement patients are monitored to make sure their replacement hip is functioning properly, but new research is... Read More »
Tranzyme Pharma and Norgine B.V. announced today that studies of ulimorelin, a drug which was designed to help patients recover their gastrointestinal (GI) function... Read More »
There may be a new surgical option for people who need to lose 30 pounds or more, and it doesn’t require an implanted device or permanent anatomy change... Read More »
New ongoing research published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggests organ transplant recipients may not require anti-rejection medication in... Read More »
Among people who suffer from what's known as medically intractable epilepsy, in which seizures are resistant to drugs, only a small fraction will seek surgery... Read More »
Hundreds of thousands of people around the world may have been exposed to dangerously high levels of toxic metals from failing hip implants, despite the risks being... Read More »
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