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Medical Devices

In the competitive field of medical technology, robust patent protection is vital to maximise return on investment and attract funding. The lengthy process from patent filing to regulatory approval necessitates obtaining broad patent claims that cover evolving product variations. Having a sophisticated IP strategy early on is crucial for medical technology companies.

The Madderns Medical Devices practice group works closely with designers, engineers, physicians and manufacturers to protect and defend innovative medical advancements. We recognise that even incremental improvements can have a significant impact, and proper IP protection is crucial for bringing these products to the market.

Our highly-experienced team is composed of experts with the diverse technical, scientific and health-related backgrounds required to assist innovators in this multidisciplinary field of medical technology. We provide comprehensive services throughout the entire IP lifecycle, from freedom to operate and competitor analysis to drafting and prosecuting patent applications, portfolio management and handling IP disputes.

Expertise covers the following areas:

  • Ophthalmics
  • Electronic Medical Devices
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Biomaterials Engineering
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Sensors & Instrumentation
  • Biosensors
  • Point-of-Care Diagnostic Systems
  • Microfluidic Devices
  • Drug Delivery Systems
  • Stent Grafts
  • Minimally Invasive Prostheses
  • Surgical Instruments
  • Orthopedic Implants