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Medical Devices & Equipment

Continuous development and innovation in the medical device and medical equipment industry is crucial to maintaining quality of life in the United States and throughout the world. Innovation and continuous development within this industry improves early detection of diseases, efficient and successful treatment of disease and injury that permanently impact[[s]] patient quality of life. Developments in the medical device and medical equipment industry have also prevented or delayed the onset of disease and injury, further improving patient quality of life and extending life expectancy throughout the world. Individuals and companies of all sizes have generated groundbreaking developments in the medical device and medical equipment industry, each requiring a focused and tailored approach to protect their innovations.

The team at Panitch Schwarze serves the medical device and medical equipment industry, helping medical innovators and healthcare companies develop a strategy for protecting their innovations and preventing their competitors from stealing their valuable inventions. The Panitch Schwarze team works with innovators of all sizes, including Fortune 500, start-up stage companies and individual innovators. Each of these innovators requires a tailored approach for protecting their inventions in the highly competitive and adversarial medical device and equipment industry with tight profit margins, strict regulatory environments, short product life cycles and costly research and development activities. Our team is experienced in developing detailed planning and priorities for the protection of each client’s valuable intellectual property.

We have legal expertise combined with our attorney’s practical industry experience to assist our clients in addressing the many complicated issues that arise in developing, protecting and commercializing products and systems in the medical device and medical equipment industry. Our experience ranges from working with in-house counsel at Fortune 500 companies on freedom to operate, due diligence, patent prosecution, licensing and contentious litigation to assisting medical device startups and individual inventors in getting their companies off the ground and prioritizing high-value innovations for protection in the United States and throughout the world. We also assist clients with navigating the complex and high-priced world of intellectual property enforcement, particularly in United States courts and at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

We take the time to get to know our clients and their businesses to determine what needs to be protected by patents, trademarks and/or trade secrets. We conduct freedom to operate and patentability analyses to assist our clients with safely navigating a crowded medical device and equipment field.

To learn more about how Panitch Schwarze intellectual property lawyers can help you, please contact us.

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Panitch Schwarze commits the time to listen to and evaluate each client’s unique needs so we can advise on the best forms of IP protection.