Medical Device Patents

Lawrence M. Sung, University of Maryland School of Law

Document Type Book


This product addresses the unique aspects of U.S. medical device patents, specifically durable medical equipment, and examines their grant and enforcement. Coverage includes information on prosecution, transfer, and litigation, including settlement. Patents for specific types of devices are addressed. The comprehensive treatment of patents in the medical specialties of orthopedics, cardiovascular disease, dentistry, ophthalmology, radiology, and surgery, among others, is a useful resource for readers, whether they seek competitive business insight or are curious about the history of medical technology development.