Intellectual Property Office in the United Kingdom has granted approval for a
UK Patent for fluid transfer devices (Luer-Jack™). The patent is ConceptoMed’s
first granted patent and will be applied to other products in development.
Luer-Jack™ – a unique
Luer-Jack™ is a unique
medical syringe, which significantly increases control of the syringe and
needles during disconnections. Standardizing disconnections, patient outcomes from
procedures involving needle shift, will be less dependent on operator
experience and proficiency.
OneHand functionality for
Luer-Jack™ will increase patient safety and comfort during disconnections – as
well as being timesaving for the procedures.
Single-handed disposal with
non-recapping of needles also represents enhancement to operator safety.
The “luer slip” standard
for connections was established more than 100 years ago. Luer-Jack™ is based on
the same “luer-slip” standard, but represents a fundamentally new approach to
dealing with inadequate operator control during disconnection of syringes from
– The UK national patent grant for Luer-Jack™
fits perfectly into the master plan for the IP processes being executed around
Luer-Jack™. The patent grant is important for the further development,
industrialization and market introduction of Luer-Jack™, says CEO Christian