Medical device professionals encounter numerous challenges from successfully developing a medical device company to understanding and navigating the various intellectual property issues that arise as they seek to protect and commercialize their inventions. IP Strategies for Medical Device Technologies: Be Your Own Incubator is a practical tool written to help medical device professionals understand and navigate the various intellectual property (IP) issues that may arise when they are seeking to protect and commercialize a medical device invention. An essential resource for inventors, attorneys, IP professionals, or anyone with an interest in medical device IP for understanding the nuances of protecting and launching a medical device in the United States and abroad, this concise guide is written by a team of IP and patent attorneys with in-depth experience representing the unique business needs of startups, entrepreneurs, and early-stage companies. The book starts by giving an overview of the pieces needed for a successful medical device company, followed by a chapter that focuses on the specific tools needed to build a patent portfolio, including U.S. and international patents. The book's guidance helps businesspeople, entrepreneurs, and their attorneys navigate the various issues that will likely arise, serving as an accessible guide for understanding and addressing difficult but important topics, including: - Creating and leveraging patent portfolios- Freedom to operate- Limiting risk of infringement- Trademarks in the context of medical devices- Strategies for licensing and monetizing patents; and more
James Love, is a partner at Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP in Alexandria, Virgina, where he manages and prosecutes patent applications for dozens of clients in many fields, including computer software, medical devices and processes, artificial intelligence, and computer hardware. David Postolski, a partner at Gearhart Law in Summit, New Jersey, is a registered patent attorney and intellectual property attorney. With more than 17 years of experience, David specializes in assisting inventors, creators, artists, startups, entrepreneurs, early-stage companies, and emergingcompanies with their U.S and international intellectual property strategy, protection, enforcement, and monetization.