Companies in the medical device industry face unique business, regulatory and legal challenges in a fast-growing and highly competitive international market for their products. Lawyers at Maynard have extensive experience working with medical device companies on their most important matters in areas that include intellectual property protection, patent, trade secret, and unfair competition litigation, product liability litigation and corporate formation and finance.
Maynard's lawyers provide medical device companies with a comprehensive range of legal services throughout the full life cycles of their products and have the experience and expertise required to assist clients with the complex and ever-changing legal developments that face the industry. We have decades of experience advising and representing major research institutions, leading companies and other entities large and small in all aspects of their businesses. We understand the science and the technology that drive the medical device field -- our team includes lawyers with advanced degrees who stand by our clients at the intersection between complex scientific and clinical issues and the law.
The firm’s intellectual property team has deep experience representing and counseling medical device companies in connection with patent prosecution, patent, trade secret and unfair competition litigation, technology transactions, licensing agreements, IP due diligence, trademark clearance, and strategic IP matters. Our lawyers appear regularly before federal district courts across the country and have successfully argued appeals in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Many of the lawyers on our team are registered to practice in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and represent clients in Patent Office proceedings, and trials, including inter partes review (IPR) and post-grant invalidity challenges under the America Invents Act.
Comprehensive Services for the Medical Device Industry
- Intellectual Property Protection
- Patent, Trade Secret and Unfair Competition Litigation
- Patent Trial and Appeal Board Proceedings
- Technology Licensing
- Product Liability Litigation
- Private Equity and Venture Capital Financing
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures
- Cybersecurity and Privacy
- Labor and Employment