McAndrews’ medical device specialists are among the most sought-after and respected patent litigation attorneys in the country. Possessing unmatched knowledge in areas ranging from drug-eluting stents and orthopedic implants to pulsed lavage irrigation systems and medical devices for hospital operating suites, our attorneys have success-fully represented industry leaders in multimillion and billion dollar patent disputes.
Enforcing our clients’ intellectual property rights, as well as protecting clients who have been unjustly accused of infringement, we have consistently achieved success in jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, ITC investigations, and proceedings in the USPTO.
Examples of our success for clients in the medical device industry include:
- Representing one of the world’s most innovative medical device companies in a major patent infringement lawsuit that resulted in a favorable jury verdict of $70 million in lost profits, a finding of all asserted patents valid and willfully infringed, and an injunction and treble damages following post-trial motions.
- Obtaining a $166 million patent litigation award on behalf of one of the world's leading manufacturers of cardiovascular products, one of the top 10 largest awards in U.S. history.
- Securing a complete defense victory and the Federal Circuit affirmance in a patent infringement suit relating to drug-eluting stents in which the plantiff sought damages exceeding $1 billion.
- Facilitating the $130 million acquisition of a medical device company in the spinal surgery field.
- Obtaining $10 million in damages for one of the oldest state-supported universities on the Pacific Coast in a patent infringement action involving sonic oral care technology developed at the university.
Representative Medical Device Areas Served:
Abdominal Aortic Aneurism Repair
Antibody Productions Systems
Beating Heart Bypass Equipment
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treatments
Blood Cooling Systems
Drug-Eluting and Bare Metal Stents
Embolic Protection Systems
Intravenous Administration Sets
Laparoscopic Suction Irrigators
Peritoneal Dialysis Equipment
Surgical Navigation Systems