Posts Tagged: Johnson & Johnson


EPO Patent Applications Grow By 4.6% to Reach New High

There were 174,317 patent applications filed at the European Patent Office in 2018, according to figures in its Annual Report published today (March 12). That represents an increase of 4.6% on 2017, …
By James Nurton
2 years ago 1

Earle Dickson Invents Band-Aid® Bandages to Promote Healing

December 28 marks the anniversary of the issuance of a patent covering a bandage technology commonly known as the Band-Aid®, invented at Johnson & Johnson... In order to speed …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

European Patent Office grants more patents to US companies than ever before

The number of patents granted to US companies by the European Patent Office (EPO) grew by 46.7% in 2016, the highest increase in ten years, and a new record …
By Press Releases
4 years ago 0

Federal Circuit Grants New Trial in Light of False Expert Testimony

The records revealed that Dr. Bielawski repeatedly testified that he personally conducted laboratory testing on J&J’s accused lenses when, in fact, the testing was conducted …

The Evolution of Contact Lenses: From Da Vinci to Electronic Lenses

Any story about innovation that starts with Leonardo da Vinci is one worth telling. The fact that the great French philosopher René Descartes also plays a starring …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Google Innovation Goes Beyond Search to Robotics, Wearables, Cars and More

Google’s self-driving car development has advanced so far beyond what our country’s laws are currently able to regulate that the technology has hit some legal …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 1

Johnson & Johnson Seeks Patent on Electronic Contact Lenses

Johnson & Johnson patent applications have been focused on the development of electronic components for contact lenses. Recent patent applications published by the USPTO covered today include lenses …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

J&J Innovation: From Electronic Contact Lenses to Hernia Repair

J&J is pretty active in terms of patenting, and our recent survey of patent applications filed with the USPTO showed us that the company is looking …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Johnson & Johnson: Innovating Skin Care and Contact Lens

What we’re seeing today is a preponderance of research and development in the fields of skin and optical care. Our featured patent application today describes a …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Johnson & Johnson Innovative Focus: Contact Lens Technology

We start today with a look at our featured patent application, which describes a method of constructing contact lenses with inversion markings. These markings will let a …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Biotech and Pharma Update: News for December 2013

What follows below is a review of some of the biotech and pharma news stories that caught my attention during the month of December 2013. Fitch Puts Negative …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

Johnson & Johnson: Recent Eye Care and Vision Innovations

Today, we feature one patent application that has a number of intriguing implications for visual care, especially related to corrective contact lenses. An application filed recently by …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Ranbaxy Fined, J&J Tylenol Scandal, Bayer Sued Over Vitamins

Once again, a plethora of interesting events has occurred since the last time we stopped by. What was the biggest headline? That decision may be up for …
By Ed Silverman
7 years ago 0

J&J Seeks Ridiculously Broad Patent on Method of Treating Pain

Essentially you take a topical analgesic, cool it, remove it from the cooling environment and then apply. If this claim gets patented it will be extraordinarily embarrassing …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 10

Robotics: The Business Depends on More than Patents

In the late 1970s patents for devices which would accommodate the self-care and mobility needs of the aging and handicapped began to be filed. But it wasn’…
By Jane Genova
8 years ago 0