Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property, Technology, Licensing and Related Litigation

Business success and growth in the pharmaceutical and medical products field often depend on a company's ability to safeguard invaluable intellectual property (IP). Dykema's IP attorneys have the breadth of legal, technical and scientific knowledge and experience to counsel clients in all aspects of the procurement, management and enforcement of IP rights. Considered a "go-to law firm" for intellectual property by General Counsel at America's top companies, Dykema delivers strategically focused solutions across the life cycle of intangible IP assets.

By helping our pharmaceutical and medical device clients protect their IP assets, we help them achieve and maintain competitive market advantages. Our attorneys—many of whom are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office—draw on technical backgrounds in fields such as chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology to provide exceptional representation to industry clients. 

Our comprehensive services include preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications, copyrights and trademarks; drafting and negotiating confidentiality, proprietary rights, distribution, manufacturing, sales, licensing, collaboration and technology transfer agreements; and representing both plaintiffs and defendants in IP litigation. 

Experience Matters

  • Represented a medical device company in a patent infringement action relating to wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment.
  • Serve as patent prosecution counsel for a major corporation that develops medical technology and services that focus on putting more control into the hands of those who treat cardiac, neurological and chronic pain patients worldwide. 
  • Serves as trademark clearance and prosecution counsel to multiple clients in the medical device industry.
  • Represented a major hospital in connection with business process outsourcing for revenue cycle management.