David J. Dykeman, co-managing shareholder of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Boston office and co-chair of the firm’s global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group, was featured on the Product Success Podcast: Quality and Medical Devices on Sept. 16 hosted by Chuck Serrin, vice president industry marketing, medical-tech and life sciences, and Rachel Jang, partner engagement manager, of Propel.
In this podcast episode, Dykeman discusses the importance of investing in and optimizing a company’s patent portfolio to protect its innovations and position itself for success in the market. Dykeman shares best practices such as filing patents early and often, securing ownership rights in intellectual property (IP), understanding the patent landscape, proactive patenting, due diligence, and managing a patent portfolio. He offers his insights on the international patent market and key jurisdictions for medical technology companies. Dykeman also highlights trends in medical technology including the convergence of data and digital health with traditional medical devices and its impact on IP.