Medical Device and Life Sciences Patent Litigation in 2019: Subject Matter Eligibility Lessons from Recent Federal Court Decisions

Broadcast Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET)
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Thomas K. Hedemann
Ronald E. Cahill
Hannah Lee


About Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Axinn combines the skills, experience and dedication of the world's largest firms with the focus, responsiveness, efficiency and attention to client needs of the best boutiques. The firm was established in the late 1990s by lawyers from premier Wall Street firms with a common vision: provide the highest level of service and strategic acumen in antitrust, intellectual property and high-stakes litigation. Axinn’s lawyers have served as lead or co-lead counsel on nearly half a trillion dollars in transactions and, in the last 10 years alone, have handled more than 250 litigations.


About Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Nutter is a full-service, Boston-based law firm that practices at the highest level. Our IP team has a long-established track record of working with clients throughout the patent lifecycle to achieve their legal and business objectives. This includes managing complex litigation, IPR, prosecution, international, and licensing matters.


About Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Kramer Levin is a leading law firm in the area of patent litigation. We have a loyal client base of companies large and small who hire us because we understand their businesses, innovations, challenges and goals, and because we work closely with them to achieve winning outcomes. Our team brings extensive courtroom experience before the federal district and appellate courts and deep knowledge in the fields of pharmaceuticals/life sciences, biotechnology, medical devices, mechanical and electronic devices, computer hardware and software, and telecommunications. Seamlessly coordinating district court litigation with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office proceedings, our IP litigators have an unrivaled record of success in inter partes reviews and extensive experience in strengthening client patents and challenging patents of others through post-grant reviews of covered business method and ex parte re-examinations.