Our medical devices group offers unrivalled expertise, and our cross-disciplinary teams of senior attorneys provide trusted counsel to our clients.
We guide our clients through
EPO oppositions and appeals with a depth of insight gained from long experience
of the medical devices sector. We have a proven track record of success in
acting in and controlling the conduct of EPO oppositions to defend key patents
and flagship products.
We manage large portfolios of patents and provide expert paralegal support and seamless IT interfaces to minimise administrative effort and cost.
We understand the unique
challenges of this sector, whether they arise from regulatory constraints, the challenges
of product clearance (so-called “FTO”) in a crowded field, or from the patent
eligibility of medical methods at the EPO. This deep technical and commercial
understanding of the sector has made us trusted advisors to established market
leaders and disruptive start-ups alike.
As a market-leading centre of excellence, we have a number of distinct and separate teams specialising in different areas of the medical devices sector. Our technical expertise includes:
The medical devices sector is one of the most fast-paced and innovative sectors at present as developments in technology, engineering and biomedicine combine to create new possibilities.
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