USPTO Office Issues Patent Letters for Anzen Safety Scalpel

October 31, 2018

MediPurpose, the leader in innovative sharps safety solutions for the healthcare market, announced that it has received the patent letters issued by USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office).

The innovative Anzen Safety Scalpel has received patent approvals in 19 countries, including Australia, Canada, China, European Patent Office (EPO), Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States and others.

“Receiving patent approval from the largest healthcare market in the world allows us to bring our unique safety scalpel device to this important market. We are determined to reduce or completely eliminate the incidence of sharps injuries due to scalpels in the healthcare setting through the use of our Anzen Safety Scalpel,” said Patrick Yi, Founder and CEO of MediPurpose.

About Anzen

Anzen is the first safety scalpel to provide needed safety features without compromising the ease of use and feel surgeons require. Designed with input from surgeons and surgical techs, Anzen meets the precision and performance required during surgery, while also creating a safer operating room environment. Anzen’s reusable metal handle provides surgeons the weight, balance and control they are used to. The protected blade cartridge is easy to attach and detach, making sharps injury prevention easy and convenient. Anzen decreases workplace injuries by creating safer operating rooms with fewer sharps incidents from scalpels. For more information, visit

About MediPurpose
MediPurpose, founded in 1999, develops, manufactures, and distributes superior sharps safety devices including the Anzen safety scalpel, SurgiLance safety lancets and MediPlus wound care products. MediPurpose has leveraged its success in the medical device industry to become a master medical product distributor that provides unique solutions for both medical product manufacturers and medical product distributors. MediPurpose’s Medical Device Innovation division offers angel funding and developmental expertise for new medical device inventors and innovative medical product companies that seek entrance into new medical products markets. For more information, visit

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