BOSTON – Oct. 24, 2017 — Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Intellectual Property (IP) Group congratulates four of its clients – GRIT, LuxCath LLC, The George Washington University, and IlluminOss Medical, Inc. – for being recognized with the 2017 Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA) Invented Here! award for their patented innovations. These clients were honored for three patents prepared and prosecuted by Greenberg Traurig. They are among only 12 patents honored that were selected from over 50 nominations.
The Greenberg Traurig clients were selected for the following patents:
• “Wheelchair with Lever Drivetrain” (US Patent No. 8,844,959), assigned to Global Research Innovation and Technology (GRIT); represented by Chinh H. Pham
• “Systems and Methods for Visualizing Ablated Tissue” (US Patent No. 9,084,611), assigned to LuxCath LLC and The George Washington University; represented by David J. Dykeman and Roman Fayerberg
• “Apparatus for Delivery of Reinforcing Materials to Bone” (US Patent No. 9,265,549), assigned to IlluminOss Medical, Inc.; represented by Dykeman and Fayerberg
Honorees were recognized as representatives of the innovation community at an awards reception, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at The Exchange Conference Center in the Seaport (Innovation) District. In addition, IlluminOss Medical and LuxCath were named two of the three Invented Here! 2017 Top Honorees. Both IlluminOss founder Robert Rabiner and LuxCath founder Omar Amirana, MD, were interviewed during the reception.
According to its website, the Invented Here! award celebrates local and regional New England innovation communities by honoring selected innovators, their inventions, and the stories behind them. The BPLA’s Invented Here! program aims to present breakthrough technologies from New England that will shape the way people interact with each other and with the world around them, fulfill important individual and/or social needs in novel ways, and ensure a more sustainable future for our environment.
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