In an increasingly connected world, modern medicine is becoming smarter and more complex, connected, and efficient. Maschoff Brennan helps clients in the healthcare industry with developing intellectual property strategies to protect their innovative solutions directed to health technologies intended to reduce costs while improving patient care. Many of our attorneys are also scientists and engineers with advanced degrees in areas including chemistry, biotechnology, physics, computer science, and electrical and mechanical engineering – giving them unique perspectives into the many medical, legal, and economic dynamics that shape the healthcare industry.

Our range of expertise is truly unmatched and includes invention harvesting and prioritization; offensive portfolio strategy; internal IP audits; international IP strategy; competitive landscape evaluation; freedom to operate analysis and guidance; design-around strategy; investment and acquisition diligence; reexaminations, priority contests and opposition; and litigation. We also counsel our healthcare clients with matters before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Our attorneys have pioneered cost-effective approaches to achieve success in all three types of America Invests Act (AIA) post grant proceedings: inter partes review (IPR), covered business method review (CBM), and post grant review (PGR).

At Maschoff Brennan, we work to stay on top of the developments in the healthcare industry so that we may assist you in acquiring sufficient legal protection for your technologies. We understand your innovations may save time, money, and even lives, and we will work with you to ensure that your rights to essential technology are secured.

We represent a wide variety of healthcare organizations, including networks of hospitals and clinics, physicians, as well as biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical devices companies.

Clients in the healthcare industry turn to us for:

  • Obtaining patents for new technologies

  • Converting invention disclosures into protectable IP assets

  • Writing opinions and providing ongoing counseling for new and evolving products

  • Asserting IP rights to protect innovations from infringement

  • Defending against accusations of infringement

  • Strategically building and managing patent portfolios

  • Drafting licenses, transactions, and agreements

  • Counseling on IP management and monetization strategies

  • Providing trademark and copyright services, and advertising protection

  • Hatch Waxman matters and ANDA certifications

  • Advocating our client’s position in post-grant reviews, reexaminations, and reissues