Pearl Cohen has historically been well versed in medical device technologies, and these capabilities combined with our pre-existing abilities in computer, communications, and software technologies have allowed us to become experienced in digital health technologies. Digital health technologies combine the increasing power of computing, data collection and communications technologies, areas in which we have long had expertise.
Pearl Cohen’s attorneys have a wealth of experience advising clients in the medical technologies space in all phases of growth. Our patent attorneys, many of whom have advanced degrees relevant to medical devices and technology-related areas (e.g., computer science, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering), have prosecuted medical patents (obtaining patents before patent offices) and defended challenges to patents in post-grant procedures for patents relating to multiple areas of medical devices, medical diagnostics platforms, medical imaging and medical software, such as in-vivo imaging capsules, polyp traps, light and electromagnetic based aesthetic and surgical systems, biopsy forceps, catheters, surgical tools, cannula, trocars, drug delivery, various types of imaging including magnetic resonance imaging, medical data processing, GUIs, medical simulations and medical pouches.
From entrepreneurial start-ups to multinationals, clients also draw on our extensive experience to provide an integrated strategy advising on a complete range of services beyond obtaining and defending IP, such as licensing technologies from and for leading academic institutions, collaboration agreements, sponsored research, material transfer, clinical trial agreements, financing, M&A transactions, public offerings as well as litigating medical technology related cases, including disputes involving capsule endoscopes, laser-based flow cytometers, laser surgery devices and fibers, contact lenses, arthroscopic surgical devices, video laryngoscopes, intra-aortic balloons, use of medical information and surgical simulators.