Professor Alfreda Graczyk’s discovery of the efficacy of using photosensitizers to diagnose and treat cancer has brought the medical world closer to inventing a successful cancer treatment that will save the lives of millions of people.
A unique implantation material, popularly known as “artificial bone”, created by a team headed by Professor Grażyna Ginalska heralds a revolution in surgery. The material does not cause any allergies and merges perfectly with the patient’s real bone. Moreover, it provides hope that the whole healing process can be accelerated in the future.
The first words recorded on film by Józef Tykociński heralded a journey into the future and a gigantic change in the world of cinematography. His steadfastness in searching for the best conditions to develop his ideas took him on a journey that spanned nearly the whole world.
The story of Lucjan Barton’s success on the other side of the Atlantic could one day become the inspiration for a Hollywood movie to be shown on all kinds of screens, including liquid crystal ones. The Polish inventor led a team that developed a technology for using LCD displays in various devices.
Professor Hilary Koprowski, a Polish immunologist and virologist, created a vaccine against the polio virus, which, along with the practice of mass vaccinations, has maintained the health and saved the lives of millions. This, however, was not the only important achievement in his career.
In Germany, there are nearly 4,500 patent attorneys, in Japan over 10,000, and in the United States there are over 40,000 people working in this profession. In Poland, there are just 931 patent attorneys. In the modern world, where innovations and knowledge are more important than ever, patent attorneys truly are indispensable.
In 2016 the British decided in a referendum that the UK should leave the European Union. Several months later, the UK government initiated the proceedings laid down in Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, concerning the withdrawal of this Member State from EU structures. Among many questions arising in connection with Brexit, there is also the issue of the status of European Union and Community designs after March 29, 2019.
Do you need a cup? A bottle cap? A spinal implant? A gun? Buy the equipment, materials and get to work. Nowadays, all of this can be created using 3D printers.
Is it possible that an idea not only has a creator but also an owner? The basis of the patent law is the conviction that it is possible. It is natural that we have the right to own what the fruit of our work is, and the development of a new invention undoubtedly requires considerable intellectual work. Usually, we assume that the creator should influence the way his work, which is expressing his creativity and personality, will be used.