Wide Range of Medical Device Clients

ACT Medical
Aerogen Ireland
Agilent Technologies
Cambridge Heart
Clinical Data
Creagh Medical
Crospon Ltd
Harvest Technologies    
Infusion Dynamics
Intact Medical
KB Medical
LightLab Imaging
Memorial Sloan Kettering
Modular Genetics
Molnlycke Healthcare
NeuroLogica Corp
Profector Life Sciences
Proxy Biomedical    
SamanTree Technologies
Sapidyne Instruments
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
Smith & Nephew
Tegra Medical
Tillotson Corporation
Union Biometrica
Vivasure Medical
Vysera Biomedical

Leader in Venture Capital

Facilitating introductions and highly knowledgeable in equity financings through representation of preeminent venture capital firms, including:

Advent International
Ampersand Ventures
Argo Global Capital
Ascent Venture Partners
Atlas Venture Fund
Battery Ventures
BCE Capital
Bessemer Venture Partners
BioVentures Investors
Boston Millennia Partners
Cardinal Health Partners
Celtic House
Essex Woodlands
Fidelity Ventures
Flagship Ventures
General Catalyst
GrandBanks Capital
Highland Capital Partners
IDG Ventures
Kodiak Venture Partners
North Bridge
Oxford Bioscience
Polaris Ventures
Prism Venture Partners
Summit Partners

Industry Experts

Lawyers have negotiated key strategic partnerships, licenses, joint ventures, r&d agreements, distributorships and commercial transactions with industry leaders, including:


Abbott Laboratories
Baxter Healthcare
Dow Chemicals

Premier Healthcare Practice

Lawyers represent many flagship first-users of new medical devices engaged in their research, testing and licensing, including:


Beth Israel Hospital
Brigham & Women’s
Children’s Hospital Boston
Dana Farber
Harvard Medical School
Mass General Hospital
Memorial Sloan-Kettering
South Shore Hospital

Publications & Events


Medical Devices

Medical Device Company Specialty

Representing leading medical device companies in their entire life cycle from start-up to public company to M&A.

Emerging Companies Expertise

Lawyers have organized several thousand emerging companies.

Transaction Powerhouse

High-level transaction experience to assist medical device companies in all capital needs through all stages of growth:

Public company securities offerings with proceeds over $20 billion
Mergers and acquisitions with value over $60 billion
Venture financings with proceeds over $5.6 billion
(since 2000)

Bench Strength

70 lawyers representing medical device companies.  Lawyers throughout practice areas consistently receive national recognition for excellence.

Full Range of IP Services

Full range of services, including strategic IP counseling; patent prosecution; trademark prosecution; copyright protection; and trade secrets and unfair competition counseling.  One of first major Boston firms to establish patent group.  Sophisticated IP due diligence for investors and acquirers.  Decades of litigation experience in IP disputes.

World-Class Licensing Capability

Among most experienced and knowledgeable licensing lawyers in US in all areas including open source.

Capital Market Leader

Lawyers have represented blue chip underwriters and investment bankers, including:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Needham & Co.

Canaccord Genuity

SG Cowen Securities

Deutsche Bank

Stifel Nicolaus Weisel

JP Morgan Chase

UBS Securities

Morgan Stanley

William Blair

National/International Reach

Medical device company transactions across US and abroad.
Preeminent US – Canada cross-border practice.

National Recognition

  • Ranked among the top “Most Active Law Firms” worldwide based on number of private equity and venture capital deals negotiated and closed in 2012 (Private Equity Analyst)
  • Ranked among the top “Most Active Law Firms” worldwide based on number of private equity and venture capital funds worked on for general partners and limited partners that closed in 2012 (Private Equity Analyst)

Leading US Law Firm

One of nation’s leading law firms for over a century.


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