Startup Development

Innovation and the 2016 MN Cup

If you’re worried about the state of innovation in the Minnesota medical device community, you only need to look to the MN Cup competition to be reassured. I was privileged to be one of about 20 judges in the Life Science/Health IT division of the MN Cup this year and was struck by the […]

By |September 25th, 2016|Product Engineering, Startup Development|0 Comments

Provisional Patent Applications: An Important Tool for the Inventor/Entrepreneur

There are many good reasons to consider filing a provisional patent application on your new idea. Of course, a patent attorney will be able to explain the benefits and issues of a provisional application and to help in putting it together. Although I’m not an attorney, I have filed quite a few applications on my […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Product Engineering, Startup Development|0 Comments