Implant patent search, for inspiration and to make sure no toes are stepped on.
Hello, I'm new on this site so I thought I would start by throwing on this link: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/result.html?sort=relevance&srch=top&query_txt=Implants&submit=&patents=on. As you can see, and as the title of the discussion suggests, i wanted to provide what I believe is a valuable resource. Not only could taking a look at some of these spark new trains of thought, but knowing if someone has a patent on something may save members of this community from the kind of legal trouble that could discredit us all (and cost a lot of money, time and possibly that member's ability to continue contributing work and knowledge to other grinders). I hope this thread and link are helpful to all, and if anyone has something related to implant design and/or legal matters relating to implant design, feel free to voice them. Also, if there is another thread dealing with this subject, please let me know. I didn't find one, but as I said, I'm new.