Medical & Surgical Devices Systematic Precision
Emerging medical technologies face fierce competition, as well as a host of legal, regulatory, legislative, and industry challenges. At Kilpatrick Townsend, we provide strategic legal and business counsel throughout the medical and surgical device lifecycle — from inception and approvals through product debut and maturity — for innovative medical technology companies, research institutions, universities, and inventors worldwide. We combine the technical know-how of a large intellectual property practice with our deep litigation and corporate experience to best identify the means to achieve the strongest possible market positions for our clients’ technologies and innovations.
Our team of intellectual property, litigation, and corporate attorneys have a long and successful history advising companies of all sizes — U.S. and global Fortune 100 companies, startups, and individuals — in the areas of intellectual property (IP acquisitions, portfolio development, licensing, and due diligence), litigation (patent, trademark, and product liability actions), regulatory compliance, class actions, product recalls, finance, business and government, and corporate mergers and acquisitions. Our litigation experience includes bet-the-company and high-stakes industrywide disputes, as well as protective and enforcement strategies involving injunctive relief, reexaminations, and declaratory judgement actions.
The Right Stuff
With academic degrees across a multitude of scientific and technical disciplines — including mechanical, chemical, electrical, and biomedical engineering; chemistry; and biology — our attorneys and patent agents have the required background and experience to provide essential insight and advice on multidisciplinary issues with critical legal and business implications. We routinely work across a wide range of technologies, including catheter-based technologies, surgical robotics, complex optics, as well as interdisciplinary technologies involving electronics, biotechnology, chemistry, and nanotechnology components.
- Cardiac Catheterization Devices & Methods
- Surgical Robotics & Instruments
- Laser Eye Surgery Systems
- Medical Diagnostic Devices & Systems
- Drug Delivery Devices
- Ultrasound & Atherectomy Catheters
- Mitral Valve Repair, Cardiac Ablation & Other Cardiac Surgery Technologies
- Permanent Contraceptive Devices
- Vascular Surgery Devices & Stent Technologies
- Electrosurgical Devices
In The News
Love of Gadgets Led to Career in Patent Law
Health Information Privacy and Security Beyond HIPAA
5 Practice Tips for Protecting Your Clients & Your Reputation
Knowledge Assets, Their Defense and Regulation - Making Them Work for You
Now That the Data Is Out of the Bag
Privacy and Data Protection as Part of Global Data Law?
Meet The Team View All
While we are pleased to have you contact us by telephone, surface mail, electronic mail, or by facsimile transmission, contacting Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP or any of its attorneys does not create an attorney-client relationship. The formation of an attorney-client relationship requires consideration of multiple factors, including possible conflicts of interest. An attorney-client relationship is formed only when both you and the Firm have agreed to proceed with a defined engagement.
DO NOT CONVEY TO US ANY INFORMATION YOU REGARD AS CONFIDENTIAL UNTIL A FORMAL CLIENT-ATTORNEY RELATIONSHIP HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED.
If you do convey information, you recognize that we may review and disclose the information, and you agree that even if you regard the information as highly confidential and even if it is transmitted in a good faith effort to retain us, such a review does not preclude us from representing another client directly adverse to you, even in a matter where that information could be used against you.