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Should Medical Device Companies Be Toasting A New Year’s Regulation?

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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Should Medical Device Companies Be Toasting A New Year’s Regulation?

Partner Philip M. Nelson authored, "Should Medical Device Companies Be Toasting A New Year’s Regulation?" which was published in Medical Product Outsourcing.

Excerpt: Many applicants fighting to get a medical device patent in the last several months have noticed a new focus by U.S. patent examiners. These gatekeepers and their supervisors are now interpreting a vague legal requirement that does not appear in the Patent Act to reject medical device patent claims simply because they incorporate some computer-related feature.

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Should Medical Device Companies Be Toasting A New Year’s Regulation?
Philip Nelson is a partner in the Orange County office.  Mr. Nelson’s practice emphasizes strategic patent protection, including patent prosecution and litigation.  He works with...
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