Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law

Medical Devices & Procedures

Representative Engagements
  • AcousTx Corp (Therapeutic Ultrasound Devices)
  • AcuFocus (Intracorneal Inlays)
  • Advanced Ossius Technologies (Ultrasonic Hip Revision Tools)
  • Advanced Surgical Interventions (BHP Stents)
  • Alliance Medical Technologies (Heart Valves and Cardiovascular Devices)
  • Alphatec Spine (Spinal Implants)
  • Alure Medical (Cosmetic Implants)
  • Amsino Medical Group (Safety Catheters and Syringes)
  • Angiotrax (Medical Devices Used in Transmyocardial Revascularization)
  • Applied Technologies Holdings (Biometric Sensing and Analyzing Systems, Body Sensors for Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine)
  • Appriva Medical (ACQUIREfD by ev3) (Left Atrial Appendage Closure Devices)
  • ARO Medical (Spinal Implants)
  • ArtiVent Corporation (Respirators)
  • Atrionix (ACQUIRED by Johnson & Johnson) (Ablation Catheters for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Attenuex (Implants to Treat Urinary Incontinence)
  • Beckman Instruments (Medical Analytical Instrumentation)
  • Benvenue Medical (Orthopedic Spine)
  • Biogauge-Nordic Bioimpedence Research AS (Sweat Activity Monitor)
  • Biointerfaces (Bone Grafts, Implantable Prostheses)
  • Birsect  (Autologous Breast Implants)
  • Buffalo Neurosurgery Group (Intracranial Devices)
  • CardiAQ Valve Technologies (Heart Valves)
  • Cardio Medical Solutions (Cardiovascular Devices)
  • CardioVascular Dynamics (Angioplasty Catheters)
  • CardioVascular Technologies  (Mitral Valve Repair for CHF)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Joint Assessment and Diagnosis)
  • Carol Cole Company (Facial Toning and Stimulation Devices)
  • Carticept Medical (Orthopedic Devices)
  • Cayenne Medical (Knee Implants)
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Coronary Catheters)
  • Cenorin - Cenor (Medical Barriers, Sleeves, Straps, and Clasps)
  • Cercacor Laboratories (Patient Monitoring Devices)
  • Chestnut Medical Technologies (Neurovascular Stents)
  • Chicago Growth Partners
  • Chrontech Pharma (Injection Devices for Vaccine Delivery)
  • Cianna Medical (Soft Tissue Fixation Implants)
  • CMS Surgical (General)
  • CoreValve (ACQUIRED by Medtronic) (Percutaneous Heart Valves)
  • Cytori Therapeutics (Adipose-derived Stem Cell Isolation Device Used for Augmentations, Cardiovascular Repair, and Osteo-Prosthetic Implants)
  • D2SURG (Gastric Bypass)
  • Dendron GmbH (Cardiovascular)
  • Denmark Technical Institute
  • Dentatek Corporation (Root Canal Treatments)
  • DexCom (Glucose Monitors)
  • DFine (Spinal Vertoplasty Height Restoration/ Spinal Implants/ Bone Cutters)
  • Direct Flow Medical (Percutaneous Heart Valves)
  • Edge (Skin Aesthetics)
  • Edonetics (Sub mucosal Implants To Treat GERD)
  • EKOS (Neovascular, Peripheral Vascular, and Ultrasound Catheters)
  • Embrella Cardiovascular (ACQUIRED by Edwards Lifesciences) (Embolic Deflectors)
  • Endicor Medical (Cardiovascular, Rotational Artherectomy Catheters)
  • Endius (ACQUIRED by Zimmer Holdings) (Ortho/Spine)
  • Endoclear  (Endotracheal Tube Cleaning Devices)
  • Endologix (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Grafts)
  • Entellus Medical (Chronic Sinusitis Therapy Catheters)
  • ETD-VDP (Vascular Devices)
  • eV3 (ACQUIRED by Covidien) (Vascular Treatment Devices, Cardiovascular, Catheters, and Stents)
  • Evera Medical (Cosmetic Implants)
  • Facet Solutions (Spinal Implants)
  • Flex Partners
  • Flow Cardia (Endovascular Tools for Crossing Chronic Total Occlusions (CTOs))
  • Glaukos Corp. (Intraocular Implants and Devices to treat Glaucoma)
  • GluMetrics (Intravascular and Interstitial Fiber Optic Glucose Sensors)
  • GreenCut Industries (Surgical Saw)
  • Gynemed  (Laboratory Devices for Cellular Sample Analysis)
  • Healthdyne (Home Care Electronic Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices)
  • Hudson Respiratory Care (Respirators, Nebulizers, Humidifiers and Related Electronics and Instrumentation)
  • ICU Medical (Infusion Devices and Connectors)
  • IDev Technologies (Vascular Treatment Devices)
  • I-Flow Corp. (ACQUIRED by Kimberly-Clark)(Drug Infusion Pump)
  • Image Analysis (CAT Scan Density Analysis Software and Instrumentation)
  • Imagyn Medical Systems (OB/GYN Devices)
  • IMD Group (Retractable Safety Syringes)
  • IMRA America (Photonics Fibers)
  • Infusion Systems (Ambulatory Patient Infusion Pumps)
  • InnerOptic (Image Guided Surgical Systems)
  • Innervision Medical Technologies (High Resolution Ultrasound)
  • Inogen (Oxygen Concentrator Device)
  • Interface Associates (Balloon Catheters)
  • Interlace Medical (Uterine Fibroid Catheters, Inflation Media)
  • Intersect Partners
  • Interventional Spine (Spinal Implants)
  • Intrinsic Therapeutics (Spinal implants)
  • Iradimed Corp. (MRI Infusion Pumps)
  • John Wayne Cancer Institute (Circulating DNA Detection)
  • Jotec GmbH (Stent Delivery)
  • Kai Medical (Physiologic Monitoring)
  • Kamøy Enterprises AS (Device for Non-invasive Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins)
  • KFx Medical (Bone Anchors)
  • Kinetic Surgical (Robotics)
  • Kona Medical (Formerly Therus) (Therapeutic Ultrasound)
  • Kringle Pharma Europe AB (Patch for Treatment of Diabetic Skin Ulcers)
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center (Minimally Invasive Surgical Devices and Proton Therapy Devices)
  • Lutonix (Drug Coated Stents)
  • Masimo Corp. (Patient Monitoring Devices and Systems)
  • Medicis (Liposculpture Devices)
  • Medscansonics (Acoustic Detection of Coronary Artery Disease)
  • Medstone International (Lithotripsy Devices)
  • Medtronic (Cardiovascular Devices)
  • MiCardia Corporation (Adjustable Annuloplasty Rings)
  • Micro Therapeutics (ACQUIRED by ev3) (Cardiovascular)
  • Miramar Labs (Microwave-Based Treatments on Tissue)
  • MitraLife (ACQUIRED by ev3) (Coronary Sinus Implants)
  • MP Biomedicals (Various Macromolecular Extraction Devices)
  • NAS Medical Technologies (Pedicle Screw)
  • Neoguide (Advanced Internal Access)
  • NeoMatrix (Breast Cancer Screening)
  • NIH (Laparoscopic Morcellation Device)
  • Nobel Biocare, USA (General, Dental Implants, and Prosthetic Dentistry)
  • Nobles Medical (Suturing Devices)
  • Nocimed (General)
  • Novalign Orthopaedics (Intermedullary Bone Fixation, Ortho/Spine)
  • Optiscan Biomedical Corp. (Noninvasive Spectroscopic Glucose Monitor, and Measurement)
  • Orthalign (Surgical Orientation Devices)
  • OrthoScan (ACQUIRED by Aton GmbH) (Radiographic Imaging)
  • Oslo Universitetssykehus HF (Tumor monitoring system, needle positioning)
  • Osseon Therapeutics  (Vertebroplasty)
  • Össur hf (Prosthetic Limbs, Orthotics)
  • Pacesetter (ACQUIRED by St. Jude Medical, Cardiac Rhythm Management Division) (Pacemakers and Defibrillators)
  • Panadent (Dental Articulators)
  • PeriOptix (Surgical and Dental Loupes)
  • Pharmacia-Upjohn (Ophthalmic Devices Including Intraocular Lenses and Glaucoma Shunts)
  • PhotoMedex (Dermatology Devices, Laser Therapies)
  • PhotoThera (Devices for Providing Phototherapy)
  • Pilot Cardiovascular Systems (ACQUIRED By U.S.C.I.) (Steerable Guide Wires and Angioplasty Catheters)
  • Progenix 
  • QuantuMDx Group Limited (Handheld PCR Devices)
  • Radiance Medical (Intravascular Brachytherapy)
  • Resolution Biomedical (Laboratory Solutions for Cellular Sample Analysis)
  • Reva Medical (Intravascular Slide-and-Lock and Absorbable Stents)
  • Rigshospitalet (Double-wire Non-trapping Angioplasty Catheter)
  • Sapheon Therapeutics  (Saphenous Vein Closure)
  • Savacor (ACQUIRED by St. Jude Medical, Cardiac Rhythm Management Division) (Implantable Cardiac Pressure Sensors, Pacemakers and Rhythm Management Systems)
  • Scope Medical (Angiographic Guide Catheters)
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute (Ventilators and Bubble CPAP Devices)
  • Shoulder Innovations (Glenoid Replacement Implants)
  • Siesta Medical (Sleep Apnea implants)
  • SmartDisc (Artificial Spinal Disk)
  • Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics (Orthopedics, Hip/knee Implants)
  • Smith & Nephew (Wound Therapy)
  • Solace Therapeutics (Implants to treat Urinary Incontinence, SUI Implants)
  • Spinal Elements (Orthopedic Spine implants)
  • Spinal Kinetics (Total Spinal Disc Replacement)
  • Spinal USA (Spinal Implants)
  • SpineOvations (Micro particle Implant Material for Spinal Disk Bulking)
  • Sterilis (Sterilization Devices)
  • Surgilight (Presbyopia Treatment)
  • SynergEyes (Hybrid Contact lenses)
  • TD.JAM Medical Technologies (Vascular Devices)
  • Telesis Research (Absorbable Vascular Stents)
  • Thoratec Corporation (Circulatory Assist Devices)
  • Toshiba Medical Systems Company
  • TranS1 (Spinal Fusion Implants, Orthopedic Spine)
  • Triage Medical (Bone Fracture Fixation Screws)
  • Tryton Medical (Bifurcation Stents)
  • Ulthera (Aesthetics, Cosmetic Ultrasound)
  • UROS Corp. (Urinary Tract Infusers)
  • ValenTx (Endolumenal Gastric Bypass)
  • Vascular Device Partners (Vascular Devices)
  • Venetec (ACQUIRED by C.R. Bard) (Securement Devices)
  • Vertelink Corp (Spinal Implants)
  • Vesica Medical (SUI Suspension Systems)
  • Vesta Medical (Medical Waste Sorting Systems)
  • Visiogen (ACQUIRED by Abbott Medical Optics) (Intraocular Lenses, Accommodating IOLs and IOL Injectors)
  • VNUS Medical Technologies (ACQUIRED by Covidien) (Vein Closure & Varicose Vein Removal) 
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