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					                                                                                    F A E G R E   &   B E N S O N   L L P




PARTNER | MINNEAPOLIS
         Jason R. Kraus
       +1 612 766 7436
      jkraus@faegre.com

 PARTNER | MINNEAPOLIS
Jonathan R. Zimmerman
        +1 612 766 8419
  jzimmerman@faegre.com

      PARTNER | DENVER
     Colleen M. Faddick
        +1 303 607 3682
     cfaddick@faegre.com
                               Medical Technology
                               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.
       medical technology
           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
           comprehensive
                               unique legal needs of their industry. In our work with medical technology
      representation from
        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.
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                                     We assist medical technology companies in areas such as the following:

                                     •	 Corporate	formation	and	governance
                                     •	 Immigration
                                     •	 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 475 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.

				
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