Malia Spencer http://wesa.fm en Exploring Pittsburgh's Innovation Trends http://wesa.fm/post/exploring-pittsburghs-innovation-trends <p></p><p>What happens when Pittsburgh's biggest innovators branch out to new territory?<br><br>ALung has been making waves with the <a href="http://bit.ly/16nyBOl">Hemolung </a>Respiratory Assist System. They've gathered major funding to sell in Europe and <a href="http://bit.ly/1aw3D3e">now China</a>. But big questions must be raised about intellectual property rights. How can companies protect themselves and flourish at the same time?<br><br>And right now one of the hottest trends in the startup world is <a href="http://cdixon.org/2013/04/30/hardware-startups/?utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_source=pulsenews">hardware</a>. Instead of building apps and Web products, companies are building physical hardware that you can buy and use, like the folks at <a href="http://www.4moms.com/">4Moms</a>. Tue, 28 May 2013 23:09:02 +0000 Heather McClain 10367 at http://wesa.fm Exploring Pittsburgh's Innovation Trends