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Medical Technologies Team

Avidity’s Med Tech team handles IP protection, related searches & advice for the whole range of medical devices, digital health and medical equipment.

Avidity’s Med Tech team handles IP protection and related searches and advice for the whole range of medical devices, digital health and medical equipment that extend beyond the remit of our Life Sciences group.

The group is involved in technologies of key commercial importance as diverse as: laboratory technologies, nanotech, NMR spectroscopy, wearable tech, and digital health tech to name but a few. The team enjoy a track record of success in high stakes oppositions and appeals before the EPO, both to resolve potential infringement issues and to maintain clients’ competitive advantage.

Medical Devices

The Med Tech team has significant experience in all aspects of electronics and associated Medical devices. Team members have worked on the designs of, and the processes for manufacture of, semiconductor devices, electron microscopy, and electronic medical devices.

Personal Health Devices

The Avidity IP team are very adept at helping clients navigate through this fast-evolving market to ensure that Intellectual property is protected and a differential advantage can be exploited in the market.

Medical Equipment

Medical Equipment is a core and vital component of healthcare delivery systems and it covers a very broad scope from diagnostic equipment and medical imaging machines through to monitoring equipment and delivery devices.

The sophisticated systems that emerge in this area can be protected through the knowledge and experience of our team who can aid in oppositions and appeals before the EPO, to resolve potential infringement issues.

Software Solutions

Software is often a key component of electronics innovation and our team has skills and experience in drafting and successfully prosecuting software patent applications for inventions ranging from mobile phone interfaces to image processing. In addition to the more usual drafting and prosecution work, we can provide freedom-to-operate opinions and have been involved in opposing and applying to revoke others’ patents on behalf of our clients.

Material Sciences

The team enjoy a track record of success in high stakes oppositions and appeals before the EPO, both to resolve potential infringement issues and to maintain clients’ competitive advantage.

Mircofluidics

The Avidity team have the experience to determine freedom to operate in this area as well as some history of good results in resolving infringement issues.