Medical Devices

Venable possesses a deep understanding of medical devices. Whether the issue relates to medical instruments, implants, imaging equipment, biologics, or diagnostics, our attorneys are well versed in the technology. Our team includes attorneys with degrees in biology, pharmacology, physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering and, in many cases, advanced degrees in the fields. In addition to technological and legal expertise, our team also has industry experience, which provides us with unique insight into your needs.

Our experience with medical patent portfolios ranges from start-ups to multinationals. Along the way, we have counseled clients on bringing products to market while avoiding competitor portfolios, as well as leveraging our clients' portfolios to keep competitors at bay. Our engagements in the medical field have also included patent prosecution, agreements with doctors, reexaminations, interferences, inter partes reviews, accounting for FDA activity in the patent context, due diligence for acquisitions, post-acquisition integration, all manner of opinion work, and litigations. When it comes to medical devices, we possess the experience and insight necessary to fulfill all of your intellectual property needs.