Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law

Bryan W. Wahl, M.D.

Partner

At a Glance

  • J.D. University of California - Berkeley School of Law
  • M.D. University of Hawaii - John A. Burns School of Medicine

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Cases, Articles, Speeches & Seminars

Speeches & Seminars

  • Wahl B. "Intellectual Properties and Strategies for Startups," University of Hawaii Shidler School of Business, Honolulu, HI (June 26, 2017).
  • Behbahani, A., von Hoffmann, G., Wahl B., Sabett, R. "A Healthy Dose of IP: The Evolving Legal Landscape of the Health Field," Penn Intellectual Property Group Tenth Annual Symposium, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA (March 16, 2017).
  • Wahl B. "The Value of IP for Startups." Entrepreneurs' Bootcamp, University of Hawaii Shidler School of Business, Honolulu, HI (February 5,2017).
  • Wahl B. “Enhancing Commercialization and Monetization of Your Intellectual Property,” Doheny Eye Institute Innovation & & Entrepreneurship Ideation to Commercialization CME Conference, Pasadena, CA (March 12, 2016). 

  • Wahl B., Yee T., "Protecting Trademarks and Patents in China: What You Need to Know," 16th Annual U.S.-China Trade Conference, Chicago, IL (November 5, 2015).
  • Wahl B., Yee T. "IP Value Creation - Role and Practice of the Entrepreneurial General Counsel," University of California, Irvine - School of Law, Irvine, CA (February 10, 2015).
  • Wahl B., Yee T. "Intellectual Property Rights in China After a Half Century of Industrialization," Fifteenth Annual U.S.-China Trade Conference, Chicago, IL (November 18, 2014)
  • Adams R., Yu J., Wahl B., Yee T. “Starts and Exits: The Life Cycles of Life Science Startups,” Private Equity Conference - Financing Innovation and Technology in Healthcare Conference, Chicago, IL (March 14, 2014).
  • Townes N., Wahl B., Yee T. “Intellectual Property Essentials and Value Creation,” Orange County Bar Association – Business and Corporate Law Section, Irvine, CA (February 26, 2014)
  • Lee S., Wahl B. Key Issues Facing Medical Device Prosecutors Today, presentation and CLE webinar, Irvine, CA (June 4, 2013). 
  • Lee S., Wahl B. Key Issues Facing Medical Device Prosecutors Today, Stanford Biodesign-Bay Area In-House Medical Device Association, Stanford, CA (May 23, 2013). 
  • Wahl B. Protecting Your Medical Inventions, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI (May 6, 2013).
  • Chaput B., Ippolito F., Wahl B., Yee T.  “Protecting and Leveraging your Clients’ IP Rights and New Patent Law Implications,” State Bar of California 85th Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA (October 13, 2012). 
  • Pai F., Singeo L., Wahl B., Yee T. “Addressing Your Clients’ Intellectual Property Needs in Business Transactions,” State Bar of California 84th Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA (September 18, 2011).
  • Singeo L., Tse G., Wahl B., Yee T. “Addressing Your Clients’ Intellectual Property Needs,” State Bar of California Cyber Institute, Irvine, CA (webinar) (January 27, 2011).
  • Pai F., Singeo L., Wahl B., Yee T. “Addressing Your Clients’ Intellectual Property Needs,” State Bar of California 83rd Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA (September 25, 2010).
  • Wahl B. “Intellectual Property: Turning an Idea Into a Patent,” Western Angiographic & Interventional Society 38th Annual Meeting, Kapalua, HI (September 25, 2008).
  • Wahl, B. Atrial Fibrillation. Grand Rounds, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, March 4, 2002.

Articles

  • von Hoffmann, G., Wahl, B. Intellectual Property Implications of the Medical Wearable and Wellness Device Revolution for Startups. MD+DI (August 2016).
  • von Hoffmann, G., Wahl, B. Beginning the Patent Process. Modern Aesthetics (July/August 2014).
  • von Hoffmann, G., Wahl, B. Evaluating Freedom to Operate. Endovascular Today (June 2014).
  • von Hoffmann, G., Wahl, B. Beginning the Patent Process. Endovascular Today (May 2014).
  • Carson JM, Wahl, B. Case comment: code Laboratory Corp. v. Metabolite Labs, Euro. Intel. Prop. Rev. 2007, 29(7), 94.
  • Lau CY, Wahl, B., Foo WK.  Ring vaccination versus mass vaccination in event of a smallpox attack.  Hawaii Med J, Feb 2005, 64(2), 34-36.

Quotes

  • What is the future of medtech in 2018? Medical Design & Outsourcing (December 29, 2017). 
  • The critical IP Behind wearable medical devices - and where startups fit in. Inside Counsel (August 8, 2016).
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