John Zour & Chad McClintock, Co-founders & Owners of In Our Gear

John Zour and Chad McClintock are the co-founders and owners of In Our Gear, a Maryland-based company that provides tools and training for first responders. Drawing on their careers as firefighters, John and Chad have created a number of life-saving devices, including the "JV" Tool, OUR Claw, and the Zour Tool, that improve operational speed and safety. The two men recently engaged with Offit Kurman for legal assistance in developing and securing a patent. In this CEOminutes interview, John and Chad talk about their backgrounds, how their new tool works, their experience working with Offit Kurman and getting a patent, and more.

The Background

Getting A Patent

How it Works

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