F A E G R E & B E N S O N L L P
PARTNER | MINNEAPOLIS
Jason R. Kraus
+1 612 766 7436
PARTNER | MINNEAPOLIS
Jonathan R. Zimmerman
+1 612 766 8419
devices • diagnostics • information systems
Faegre & Benson advises medical device, diagnostics, and
information systems companies in all stages of the business life cycle.
Bringing decades of experience, our 100 industry-focused lawyers
are fluent in serving medical technology clients.
COMMITMENT TO SERVING MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES
As a firm that shares geographic roots with the medical technology
industry, Faegre & Benson has a long history of advocating for both
individual companies and the industry as whole. Today we represent an
array of medical technology companies—including industry leaders and
small innovators—from our offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
Our lawyers take new devices from whiteboards to Wall Street. We secure
and protect core intellectual property rights and help clients navigate
medical privacy, anti-kickback, and off-label use restrictions. We also
defend personal injury claims and defeat “junk science” in courtrooms
Through our firm’s across the country.
industry team, SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, TEAM APPROACH
clients have a Through our firm’s medical technology industry team, clients have a single
single source for
source for comprehensive representation from lawyers focused on the
unique legal needs of their industry. In our work with medical technology
lawyers who focus companies, we bring together lawyers with concentrated experience
on their unique in corporate, intellectual property, employment, health care law, and
legal needs. litigation—enabling us to efficiently serve these clients.
F A E G R E . C O M
We assist medical technology companies in areas such as the following:
• Corporate formation and governance
• Intellectual property procurement, licensing, and counseling
• Labor and employment counseling and litigation
• Mergers and acquisitions
Faegre & Benson • Noncompete and trade secret litigation
• Patent litigation
has a long history of
• Private and public debt and equity financing
advocating for both
• Product liability and mass tort litigation
individual companies • Real estate and construction
and the medtech • Regulatory compliance
industry as whole. • Tax
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE
Faegre & Benson lawyers represent some of today’s leading medical technology companies.
We patent devices for nearly every system in the human body, lead transformative
acquisitions for both buyers and targets, and win injunctions to stop defecting sales
representatives from violating non-compete agreements. With lawyers who bring scientific
backgrounds, as well as outstanding trial acumen, we are positioned to resolve complex mass
torts and intellectual property disputes.
Lawyers on our team also monitor regulatory, business, and legal developments affecting
medical technology companies. By maintaining awareness of these events, we are able to
quickly identify emerging issues and alert clients to potential problems.
CLIENTS AND INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS
Our clients in the industry include emerging companies such as Tornier, venture capital
firms such as SplitRock Partners, public companies such as Boston Scientific, and research
institutions such as the Cleveland Clinic.
Underscoring our commitment to knowing the marketplace, Faegre & Benson is an active
member of AdvaMed and the Medical Device Manufacturers Association.
Faegre & Benson llp offers a full complement of legal services to clients ranging from emerging
enterprises to multinational companies. Our 450 lawyers handle complex transactions and
litigation matters throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Established in Minneapolis
in 1886, our firm is one of the 100 largest law firms in the United States. From our offices in
Minnesota, Colorado, Iowa, London, and Shanghai, Faegre & Benson has served clients in
U S 012011 more than 100 countries. For more information, please visit www.faegre.com.