BOSTON (May 21, 2014) — David J. Dykeman, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group and co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group in Boston, was recognized by the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) for his six years of service as a Board Director. Dykeman was honored during the MassMEDIC Annual Conference on May 7, 2014, which was attended by over 400 medical device executives, innovators, research institutions and health centers.
“For the past six years, David has been an active MassMEDIC Board member and has provided top-line content for our intellectual property seminar series,” said Thomas J. Sommer, President of MassMEDIC. “We look forward to David’s continued involvement in MassMEDIC on patent and intellectual property issues impacting medical technology companies.”
A registered patent attorney with over 18 years of experience in patents, intellectual property, and licensing, Dykeman focuses his practice on securing strategic worldwide intellectual property protection and related business strategy for high-tech clients, with particular expertise in medical devices, life sciences, biotechnology and healthcare IT. He is the founding co-chair of the ABA Section of Science & Technology Law's Medical Device Committee, and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Medical Device + Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) Magazine.
An author of more than 45 articles and a speaker at over 40 conferences on medical devices and life sciences intellectual property, Dykeman was honored as one of “40 Medtech Innovators Under 40” by MD+DI Magazine, and was named one of the top 250 Patent and Technology Licensing Practitioners in the world by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine.
The Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council, an organization of over 350 manufacturers, suppliers, research institutions, and academic health centers, promotes the unique interests of the Bay State’s growing and vibrant medical device sector. Through a variety of programs, informational seminars, advocacy campaigns and other projects, MassMEDIC provides medical device manufacturers and suppliers with information on industry trends and regulatory policies, and creates forums that allow members to exchange ideas and information on issues affecting the industry. For more information on MassMEDIC, please contact us at (617) 414-1340, or visit our web site at www.massmedic.com.