BOSTON (September 16, 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 appointed as a Section Council Member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Science & Technology Law Section. His three-year term began on August 1, 2014.
In 2012, Dykeman was named the founding co-chair of the newly formed Medical Device Committee of the ABA’s Section of Science & Technology Law Section, and continues to serve in this role today. The Medical Device Committee focuses on the unique issues facing the medical device industry, particularly in light of patent reforms initiated by Congress, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and the Supreme Court, and the changing regulatory environment at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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.
An author of over 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. He is also on the Editorial Advisory Board of Medical Device + Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) Magazine.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group
Greenberg Traurig’s Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group advises clients ranging from start-ups to large multinational public companies to leading research institutions. The group’s attorneys work closely with clients, providing innovative legal counsel to help them achieve their objectives – from discovery through product marketing.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office
Founded in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 60 attorneys practicing in the areas of corporate, emerging technology, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, and real estate. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.