Welcome to the KnobbeMedical.com Medical Device Blog. Whether you’re just getting acquainted with the medical device industry or a long-time expert, this is your place for the latest news and updates regarding medical device startups, acquisitions, newly-filed lawsuits and significant court decisions. This Blog is maintained by the IP attorneys of Knobbe Martens. You can find out more about our editors and regulator contributors below. KnobbeMedical.com is a cooperative portal for entrepreneurs, executives, clinicians, researchers, investors, and corporate board members who are exploring a start-up, joint venture or spin-off in the medical device industry.

Editors

Bryan Wahl
Bryan Wahl
Bryan W. Wahl is a partner in our Orange County office. He specializes in intellectual property protection, infringement studies, financings, and strategic transactions especially with respect to medical devices and biotechnology.
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David Dremann
David Dremann
David specializes in intellectual property law, with a focus on IP litigation, patent preparation, and patent prosecution in various biomedical fields, particularly medical devices. During law school, David was very active in the moot court program and represented the University of Illinois in a trademark moot court competition at the national level. Additionally, David worked for the University of Illinois Office of Technology Management determining invention patentability and performing IP valuation.
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Jeffrey C. Wu, J.D., Ph.D.
Jeffrey C. Wu, J.D., Ph.D.
Jeffrey C. Wu, Ph.D.’s practice is primarily focused on patent litigation, particularly in biotechnology, chemical, life sciences, pharmaceutical, and medical device litigation. Jeffrey also has significant experience in IP counseling and patent portfolio strategy.

Jeffrey has represented clients at all stages in the litigation process, including pre-litigation counseling, discovery, motion practice, trial, mediation and settlement. He has been involved in litigation involving Abbreviated New Drug Applications under the Hatch-Waxman Act as well as medical device and biotechnology litigation. He has meaningful experience with claim construction, discovery disputes, and managing expert witnesses.

Jeffrey earned his J.D. at the Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California and his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Molecular Biology at BYU.
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Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn
Brian Flynn focuses on patent preparation and litigation. He counsels clients in a wide variety of technologies, including:
· Medical Device: medical and dental instruments, implants, diagnostic
equipment, and communication and data systems
· Mechanical: automotive technology, sporting goods, kitchen
appliances, beverage containers, and toys
· Electronics: digital camera technology, mobile devices, GPS devices,
and sensor technology

Brian received his law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he served as the Secretary for the Intellectual Property Legal Society and as an Articles Editor for the Journal of Law, Technology & Policy. Prior to his legal education, he received a Bachelor's Degree in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois.
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