In the field of medical technology a steadily increasing number of patents is filed. Our European patent attorneys in Munich are specialized in this field and do have many years of experience. For example, we have particular expertise in the area of dental technology, laser medicine, endoscopy, stents, various medical instruments, catheters, image processing and implants, among others.
In relation to patent applications in the medical field, special care must be taken to ensure that the scope of the claims is not unduly limited by specific technical features. Hence, we try, where possible, to use functional formulations, thereby – regardless of the specific construction of the medical devoce – obtaining the broadest scope of protection. Moreover, there are special provisions in the field of medical technology which has to be observed.
Please, feel free to contact us if you have any questions about patents in the field of medical technology. Our European patent attorneys in Munich will be pleased to advise you.