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DynaForm Cushion. Maximizing the comfort of wheelchair bound individuals. Todd Kirschen Engineering/Business Development. PatientPatents – What We Do. Health care professionals approach us with an idea for a medical device We pay ALL the costs for Research Prototyping

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dynaform cushion

DynaForm Cushion

Maximizing the comfort of wheelchair bound individuals

Todd Kirschen

Engineering/Business Development

patientpatents what we do
PatientPatents – What We Do
  • Health care professionals approach us with an idea for a medical device
  • We pay ALL the costs for
    • Research
    • Prototyping
    • Patent Development (Intellectual Property)
    • Marketing/Licensing
  • The inventor shares in the profits
the problem presented to us
The Problem Presented to Us
  • Disabled people who are constrained to a wheelchair for day to day living often suffer from decubitus ulcers and other maladies as a result of long term sitting.
  • We want a cushion with better weight distribution which will create comfort for the user as well as eliminate sores and improve posture
what we know about the current design
What We Know About the Current Design
  • Body weight is carried by a unique 3-D array of levers that conform to the body and uniformly distribute tissue pressure within each of the seat quadrants
the dynaform cushion
The DynaForm Cushion
  • We currently have a prototype
    • Tested and patented
    • Can be improved
what we know about the current design9
What We Know About the Current Design
  • Detailed pressure distribution studies were performed by the University of Pittsburg confirming this assumption
  • Materials of construction can be improved
what we are looking for
What We Are Looking For
  • Unique Solutions to the Existing Problem
    • Improved Design
    • Mechanical/Structural
      • Dimensions/Weight
    • Material Selection
      • Cushioning Surfaces
      • Internal Mechanisims
  • Considerations
    • Manufacturing and Fabrication Solutions
    • Cost
why work with patientpatents inc ppi
Why work with PatientPatents, Inc. (PPI)?
  • Experienced team of clinicians, engineers, patent attorneys and market analysts
  • Team is led by a physician-attorney who has a background in intellectual property
  • Licensees minimize internal R&D expenditures by outsourcing product development
why work with patientpatents inc ppi14
Why work with PatientPatents, Inc. (PPI)?
  • Extensive screening process assures that only the most promising submissions are accepted for development
  • Thorough and comprehensive research conducted on product value and marketability before presentation to potential licensees