BOSTON – Dec. 15, 2017 – Greenberg Traurig, LLP attorneys, Roman Fayerberg and Ginger Pigott, spoke at DeviceTalks West, Dec. 11, 2017, at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, CA. Greenberg Traurig is a founding sponsor of the DeviceTalks series, and attorneys from the firm’s global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group have been featured speakers at every DeviceTalks conference since 2011.
From 4 – 5:30 p.m., Pigott, a shareholder and vice-chair of the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Group in Los Angeles, moderated the Leadership Track panel discussion, “Hot Topics: Financing, IP and Products Liability Trends Impacting MedTech.” Fayerberg, a patent attorney and shareholder in the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Group in Boston, served as a panelist. They were joined by medtech leaders Eric Geismer, Principal, EPG Consulting; Paul Grand, CEO, MedTech Innovator; and Richard Yoon, Director of Intellectual Property, MicroVention, Inc.
Specific topics included:
- Financing best practices from early stage to exit
- IP protection is key to a successful exit
- Avoiding and mitigating litigation risk
Hosted by online journal MassDevice.com, DeviceTalks is a conversation among leaders. It’s an evening for an exchange of ideas, insight, and contacts among the pioneers of the medical technology industry. Formerly known as the Big 100, this event is held annually in Boston, Orange County, Raleigh, and the Twin Cities.
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