Please take a few minutes to read through this section to understand the legal rights and obligations involved in submitting an idea through our Website. If you have any concerns regarding your legal rights, we encourage you to seek the advice of a patent attorney prior to submitting your idea. Please note that a patented idea interests MD Start as much as a non-patented idea. Therefore you may wish to file a patent application prior to disclosing any information to MD Start to further protect your idea.
Medtronic and MD Start are separate legal entities and operate independently. MD Start makes no representation on behalf of Medtronic. Any relationship between you and Medtronic will be subject to their terms and policies.
MD Start is under no obligation to use or commercialize ideas submitted from outside the company. Further, by receiving and evaluating your idea, MD Start is not representing or in any way implying that your idea will be pursued further by MD Start nor its trusted partners.
You are free to submit your idea to other parties. However, we request that you do not disclose that MD Start is reviewing your idea. We further request that you maintain all communications with MD Start confidential.
On this website, the name MD Start refers to Sofinnova MD Start III which is a French FPCI fund.