Medical devices

We have a wealth of experience in the medical devices sector, assisting a range of companies establish and maintain IP portfolios and take action against their competitor’s IP. Our clients range from multinational companies to SME’s and start-ups.

Our expertise is founded on our knowledge of a wide variety of technologies including engineering, material science, physiology and pharmacology.  We have a medical device team who use their individual specialities to work together to ensure that all angles of every invention are covered.

Our attorneys are particularly experienced in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications and design registrations in the areas of inhalers, transcutaneous delivery systems, catheters, suturing devices, surgical implants, biosensors, atherectomy devices, angioplasty devices, implantable prosthetics, dental applicances, diagnostics, orthopaedic implants, patient monitoring, surgical instruments, wound therapeutics, and ostomy devices,

In addition, our trademarks team are able to offer advice, which is frequently relevant to our clients in this sector.

This field tends to be contentious and we have a wealth of experience supporting our clients through proceedings at the EPO all the way through to the High Court.