Maschoff Brennan delivers a healthy dose of legal expertise and business acumen when it comes to IP protection in the medical device industry. Focused exclusively on intellectual property law, we understand the many and complex issues impacting this highly regulated industry. We offer both perspective and insight into the business challenges and unique legal landscape of medical device development and commercialization.

Our advice to the medical device industry is highly specialized, and we know how to work with clients on protecting medical devices and their use, as well as in navigating the interplay between U.S. and foreign patent laws. In this regard, we are skilled in prosecuting patents in countries where the protection of methods involving medical devices can be challenging.

Our clients range from start-ups to emerging and mid-size medical device companies to large corporations. We design sound legal strategies that safeguard important IP assets for early-stage emerging medical device ventures. We consistently deliver innovative IP advice for the full array of medical device products. Our diverse backgrounds and credentials in chemistry and biochemistry, computer technology, and electromechanical systems, to name only a few, allow us to quickly understand even the most complex devices and scientific breakthroughs.

Clients in the medical devices 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