MINNEAPOLIS - Sept. 9, 2019 – Greenberg Traurig, LLP attorneys Stephen Baird, Marcella C. Ducca, and David J. Dykeman will speak at DeviceTalks Minnesota, Sept. 9-10, at the Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis. Greenberg Traurig is a founding sponsor of DeviceTalks, and attorneys from the firm’s global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group have been featured speakers at every DeviceTalks conference since 2011.
On Sept. 9, from 3:30-4:15 p.m., Dykeman, a patent attorney, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group, and co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Group in Boston, will moderate the panel, “Hot Topics: M&A, IP and Products Liability Trends Impacting MedTech.” He will be joined by Baird, trademark attorney and shareholder in the firm’s IP Group (Minneapolis); Ducca, co-chair of the firm’s Atlanta Products Liability Litigation Group; Jamie Ackley, chief IP counsel for Cantel Medical Corp; and Kenneth Karanja, technology licensing officer, University of Minnesota.
The panel will focus on the pressing issues currently facing medtech communities, including trends in M&A from the perspective of both acquirer and seller, and IP and products liability litigation.
DeviceTalks is the premier industry event for the medtech community, fostering the exchange of ideas, insight, and technology among the pioneers of the medical technology industry and the engineering behind it.
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 commercialization and product marketing.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Minneapolis Office: Established in 2019, Greenberg Traurig’s Minneapolis office provides clients with an innovative, business-minded perspective along with strong location connections to business, industry and government. The office’s core capabilities include commodities and structured finance, restructuring and bankruptcy, corporate trust and structured products litigation, finance and financial services litigation, environmental litigation, intellectual property, and agribusiness.
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