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Patenting your medical technology or healthcare innovation
Medical technology is presently a main area of innovation and global attention. Innovation in the area of medical technology and healthcare covers in general a broad array of technologies, and is often related to multi-disciplinary and complex subject matter.

Healthcare Focus Group

Do you have any questions about your healthcare innovation? Please contact one of our experts below, we will be happy to help you.

Many NLO patent attorneys have the relevant technological background(s) and broad experience in relation to this IPC/CPC class patent applications, and also in relation to utility patent or design right possibilities, especially when teaming up with members of the NLO legal teams.

For patent classifications (IPC, CPC), a general main class exists covering the related technical areas: 

  • A61 Human Necessities
  • Medical or veterinary science
  • Hygiene

Moreover, in the past years Medical Technology clients are served by NLO in virtually all sectors and teams, with many clients being serviced from two (or even three) teams, with one primary NLO contact, of course. 

The NLO attorneys working for these clients are experienced in IP matters in general, but also specific healthcare or medical devices related aspects, such as regulatory issues: CE marking, clinical trials, etc.

The best advice from interdisciplinary teams in this niche

The increasing importance of healthcare innovation

Our experts have advised on IP matters in various technology areas:

  • instruments
  • imaging applications
  • implants
  • diagnostics
  • supplies such as syringes
  • ostomy related products
  • catheters
  • and not to forget medicines (BioTech and Pharma teams).  

We advise on IP matters from early-stage innovation, even before start-up phase, up to full production, to IPO or merger/acquisition.

Do you have any questions about your healthcare innovation? Please contact one of our experts, we will be happy to help you.

Series of blogs about IP & Healthcare

Read our (series of) interesting blogs about IP & Healthcare, written by our experts. From tips on how to patent a method of treatment to insights on how to protect surgery-related innovations: download your blog of interest here. 

Blog 1 about IP & Healthcare - Rolf Suurmond
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Blog 2 about IP & Healthcare - Karen Rodriguez
pdf - 635.22 KB
Blog 3 about IP & Healthcare - Dustin Vink
pdf - 530.14 KB
Blog 4 about IP & Healthcare - Karen Rodriguez
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Blog 5 about IP & Healthcare - Mikola Schlottke
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