Does the patent US20090292295A1 prevent manufacture or sale of an umbilical cord ligature device in the US?
Title: Umbilical cord ligature device Patent: US 20090292295 A1
A device for ligating an umbilical cord, said device comprising:
a ligature assembled on the external surface of a ring; wherein,
- by liberating said ligature in one continuous motion while said ring is positioned on an umbilical cord,
- said ligature compresses and closes the umbilical cord thereby assuring hemostasis and preventing fluid leakage.