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Florida Medical and Dental Device Patenting News

As a Florida patent attorney with an interest in medical and dental device patents, I try to keep an ear to the ground on new patenting and industry developments in Florida that are relevant to my practice of intellectual property law.  The potential increase in Florida’s medical patent and dental patenting activity is one such development. In a recent post in the BioHealth Investor, Florida is touted as one of the country’s next biotech hubs. According to the article, it all began when the Scripps Research Institute accepted a proposal for $500 million in financing to establish a biotech research hub in the state on the western fringes of Palm Beach County.  Although Scripps has focused a lot of attention on Florida’s life science industry, there is much to Florida’s medical and dental manufacturing industry that is unrelated to Scripps. I ran across an interesting article at Southern Business & Development Magazine that c