Medical Devices

The attorneys of Swanson & Bratschun have abundant experience prosecuting patents and providing IP strategy and planning in the medical device field.  Medical devices constitute a $220 billion worldwide market and have been identified as a strong growth sector for the future.  Our clients include those developing products that are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and others focusing on unregulated products. Our patent prosecution experience covers a wide range of specialties including mechanical, electrical, electromechanical and optical device types.  Representative technologies where the attorneys of Swanson & Bratschun have successfully prosecuted medical device patents include:

  • Cardiovascular surgery tools
  • Airway and esophageal lumen technology
  • CPAP masks and associated technologies
  • Neurostimulation devices
  • Electrosurgical tools
  • Optical Fundus imaging technology
  • Drug delivery devices

Our clients have developed extensive portfolios in these and other fields.  Representative clients include:

  • Alexza Pharmaceuticals
  • BioForm Medical, Inc.
  • Engineered Medical Systems
  • Genesee BioMedical, Inc.
  • Optibrand, Ltd.