• USF Patents New Medical Treatments

    NOVEMBER 30, 2021. The University of South Florida (USF) patented two new medical treatment technologies today. The University of South Florida (Tampa, Florida) secured U.S. Patent 11,185,261 for non-invasive blood glucose monitoring. The American Diabetes Association estimates that nearly 10% of the population in the United States has diabetes and that, by 2050, 1 in … Read full article

  • New Patent Grants

    November 16 and 23, 2021 welcomed new patent grants to Smith & Hopen clients.  We are grateful for the trust placed in us and celebrate these great accomplishments by our clients. Syniverse Technologies Syniverse Technologies (Tampa, Florida) secured U.S. Patent 11,184,356 on Nov. 23, 2021, for a system for user equipment authentication. This provides enhanced … Read full article

  • Patent Grant Tuesday (video)

    Good morning, my name is Anton Hopen with the law firm of Smith and Hopen. It is Tuesday, November second, 2021, and that means it is a Patent Grant Tuesday. Five new patents to talk about. Med-Genesis The first one is through Med Genesis. This is for typically biopsy technology, where you have to seal … Read full article

  • Patent Grant Tuesday (video)

    Good morning, my name is Anton Hopen with the law firm of Smith and Hopen, and it is Tuesday, October 19th, 2021. And that means that it is patent grant Tuesday. Florida A&M University – better topical anesthetics. The first patent to talk about is by Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida. This is a … Read full article

  • New Patent Grants (video)

    Good morning, my name is Anton Hopen with the law firm of Smith and Hopen, and it is Tuesday, September 28th, 2021, and that means it is a Patent Grant Tuesday, we have five patents. The first one is for the University of South Florida. Electroporation Patent This relates to the introduction of small molecules … Read full article

  • Patent Page Length (2m Video)

    Transcript: Good morning, my name is Anton, Hopen with the law firm of Smith and Hopen, it is September 17th, 2021. We’re here today to talk a little bit about disclosure and what is necessary to get a meaningful, valid patent disclosure of how to perform. The invention must be in sufficient detail to enable … Read full article

  • Patent Grant Tuesday (video)

    Happy Patent Grant Tuesday (Sept. 14, 2021). All U.S. patents grant every other Tuesday morning. Today we review and congratulate new patentees including Shyam Mohapatra (and team) at University of South Florida for a drug delivery mechanism targeting the posterior of the eye; the University of North Florida for a novel anti-tumor agent; Sedation Systems for an anesthesia gas delivery valve; … Read full article

  • Patent Grant Tuesday Video

    It is patent grant Tuesday (Aug. 31, 2021). Smith & Hopen, PA is up to eighty-two (82) patents this year with three (3) granting today. Helicopter hoisting technology by Live Saving Systems, Inc.; Tactile Telepresence (remotely transmitting “touch”) by the University of Central Florida; and Hip Implant Dislocation Mitigation by Cuptimize out of Belleair Bluffs, Florida. Congratulations to these great … Read full article