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Medical Technology

You’re competing in a cutting-edge industry bringing medicine, data and technology together to better people’s lives. Let us handle the unique regulatory compliance and legal challenges your company faces so you can develop your innovations and grow your business.

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Medical Technology


Our attorneys serve medical device and healthcare innovators with an understanding of the convergence between healthcare, remote sensors, communications, wireless technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), whether enabling hospitals and healthcare providers to offer patients a broader range of medical solutions and services or individuals to monitor their health and improve their lives.

A key area of focus for us is digital interconnectivity and data transmission from the bedside to the cloud. We bring clients decades of experience in intellectual property, privacy and cybersecurity, regulatory compliance, licensing, financing, and corporate transaction law to our clients to help them navigate an increasingly regulated and complex legal environment. Wherever you may be positioned in the data flow chain, we’re there to assist you.

We understand that every healthcare and medical technology innovator is unique, and we tailor our approach to your needs. Whether you’re a start-up or a multinational, we’re dedicated to ensuring you succeed in delivering safe, effective and legally compliant products and services.

  • Intellectual Property Protection: Our IP prosecutors and litigators work to secure and protect patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, the intangible assets that separate you from your competitors and attract investment.
  • Privacy and Cybersecurity: In our interconnected, cloud-based, data-driven world, innovators in health care and medical technology may find themselves subject to a wide range of cybersecurity risks and privacy laws and regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other laws applied to companies beyond healthcare. Our Privacy and Cybersecurity attorneys stay on top of the latest state, federal and international legal obligations, helping you stay on the right side of legal compliance.
  • Capital Markets and Venture Capital: Our Emerging Growth & Venture Capital attorneys support clients throughout the growth cycle, assisting emerging innovators from initial incorporation through seed and angel investments, venture capital debt and equity financings, and strategic investments. As our clients grow, our Capital Markets & Securities counsel on a wide array of private and public financing and securities-related transactions, bringing considerable experience in corporate and securities law while focused on maintaining a comprehensive knowledge of key industry trends.
  • Technology Transactions and Licensing: Our Technology Transactions and Licensing attorneys bring decades of specialized experience executing complex domestic and international agreements for med tech and life sciences clients, crafting agreements that include co-branding, distribution and licensing, information technology, intellectual property, OSS (open source software), materials transfer, outsourcing and software, reseller, and supply.
  • M&A & Strategic Joint Ventures: Our seasoned Mergers & Acquisitions and Strategic Joint Ventures attorneys represent med tech, life sciences and healthcare clients in all aspects of sophisticated deals, whether buy side or sell side, partnering with them to protect their interests and safeguard their assets. We’ve closed billions of dollars in deals smartly and efficiently.
  • False Claims Act Defense: Should you find yourself facing a False Claims Act (qui tam) allegation or retaliatory lawsuit, we’re there to defend you. Whether conducting an investigation, seeking case dismissal, or responding to a government inquiry, we pursue your interests aggressively.
  • Regulatory: Medtech companies need to be aware of regulatory issues that affect the business model and or marketing and sales such as Stark Laws and regulations around fee-splitting and antikickback regulations.  We can help you navigate these issues ahead of time, so you don’t get bogged down later.
  • Corporate Practice of Medicine: There are restrictions on the corporate practice of medicine that can make your company unfundable if not dealt with up front.  Our attorneys work with our Medtech companies to make sure they are fundable and set up for success.
  • Healthcare Transactions: Our Healthcare attorneys help clients navigate the legal obstacles of this highly regulated industry, handling transactional, compliance, investigation and litigation challenges, including regulatory compliance, accreditation and certification, transactions, employment, licensing and intellectual property, as well as real estate and construction.

  • Patent Portfolio Strategy and Management: Helped a world leading dental implant manufacturer plan and implement a patent strategy to help them achieve and maintain market dominance for their fledgling Signature product, and when that portfolio aged out to develop a new portfolio around new products that promise to disrupt the industry again.
  • IPO and Public Offerings: Took public the developer and manufacturer of an innovative electric-wave nasal therapeutic device and shepherded a second successful public offering.
  • Brand Strategy and Enforcement: Helped a world leading dental implant company to obtain trademark protection for its leading product lines and to manage enforcement on the Internet including eBay and Amazon.
  • IP Due Diligence and M&A Services: Performed thorough IP due diligence in a significant acquisition by an innovative developer and manufacturer of advanced genome sequencing systems.
  • Patent Portfolio Strategy, Management and Licensing: Helped leading digital health company develop and implement a patent strategy around their ground breaking autopairTM technology that they are now licensing to other leading digital health companies.
  • Patent Portfolio Strategy and Management: Helped an innovative cloud-based communication, image management, and documentation solution company with products for medical professionals develop and implement a patent strategy around their technology that provides immediate sharing, access and mobility of medical images and reports, technology that is also licensed to leading digital imaging companies worldwide.
  • Venture Capital Financing: Represented technology and biotechnology companies in a deal worth more than $250 million.
  • Lifecycle/Sale: Represented a medical device manufacturer in its $20-million sale to a private equity firm.
  • License/Stock Deal: Represented public foreign entities in a significant license/stock deal with a National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing proprietary products that address the need of patients treated by physician specialists, including registration of milestone securities with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • Financial Strategy: Represented a private company developing multiple private offerings of preferred stock to investors.
  • Licensing: Represented a lead manufacturer of nutritional supplements in the license of patent estate in the field of sports nutrition to one of the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness companies as well as one of the largest global healthcare companies in the world.
  • Real Estate / Leases: Represented various medical technology and biotech companies in connection with the leases of laboratory, clinical and other space, including subleases, renewals and renegotiations.
  • Labor and Employment: Represented various life science companies with their employment and labor practices and policies, including related arbitrations, government inquiries and litigation.

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