Intellectual property is often one of a medical device company's most valuable assets. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls that could lead to accidental loss of intellectual property rights and how to efficiently integrate a patent strategy into your product development plan.

  • What should every product development professional know about the patent system?
  • How important is patent protection to a medical device company?
  • How to avoid accidental loss of patent rights?
  • How to efficiently integrate a patent strategy into a product development plan?
  • Is it better to patent or keep inventions as trade secrets?
  • Why is it important to include the IP team during the entire product design and development process?
  • How can patent and FDA strategies overlap and affect each other?

Date: September 13, 2011
Time: 1PM CT | 2PM ET
Webcast Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: $249.00


Andrew I. Kimmel

Andrew I. Kimmel
Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear

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Richard Nass

Rich Nass
Director of Content, UBM Canon

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