Tag Archives: medical technology

The Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine is On: Key Factors May Impact Patent Protection

The search for a vaccine for the COVID-19 strain of coronavirus has put the spotlight once again on the innovative pharmaceuticals sector.  As pharmaceutical companies and innovators across the globe work diligently on a vaccine, many of these companies may be looking to protect their innovation. While patents have many benefits, in the face of … Continue Reading

USPTO Issues Subject Matter Eligibility Update with Examples for Life Sciences

Following the recent Supreme Court decisions in Alice Corp., Myriad, and Mayo which invalidated an array of claims under 35 U.S.C. § 101, patent subject matter eligibility has become a closely watched and debated issue. In its most recent attempt to decipher these decisions and apply them in patent examination, on May 4, 2016, the … Continue Reading

M&A, Investment or Partnering Checklist for Medtech Companies

Emerging medical device companies should consider these points when weighing a potential merger, strategic partnership or investment: 1. Identify unmet medical needs Medical device titans are actively looking to acquire new technologies to treat unmet medical needs and drive market adoption. Larger medtech companies often view early-stage companies as outsourced R&D labs, and will pay a … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts MedTech Partnering Day

On Oct. 23, 2014, Greenberg Traurig’s Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group hosted its inaugural MedTech Partnering Day from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the firm’s Boston office. This first of its kind event connected some of New England’s most innovative emerging medtech companies with strategic partners to maximize opportunities for collaboration, new business … Continue Reading
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