Medical Devices

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 Cooper 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 Cooper’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
  • Tax
June 18, 2019
Maynard Cooper & Gale Joins Invention to Innovation Center at The University of Alabama in Huntsville as a Strategic Partner

Maynard Cooper & Gale is proud to announce that is has joined the Invention to Innovation Center (I2C) at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as a strategic partner. I2C is a regional business incubator that is designed to…

May 31, 2019
Sasha Rao Article Featured in the Daily Journal — Electric Urban Air Taxis: Science Fiction or Legal Matter of Fact?

Click here for a download of this article from the Daily Journal. Many ideas that seemed far-fetched just 10 years ago are ubiquitous today. Ride-sharing applications are widely used. Self-driving cars have appeared on our road­ ways. Will electric air…