Erin Cardinal’s practice includes patent prosecution focused in the medical device industry.
As a biomedical engineer, Erin obtained the necessary FDA and local hospital approvals for a neuroprosthesis research consortium. During law school, she worked with several medical device startup companies securing patent protection to enable the organizations to grow. After becoming an attorney, Erin became an examiner in electrosurgical arts at the U.S .Patent and Trademark Office, building expertise negotiating meaningful claim scope.
Erin joined the Washington, D.C. office in 2021.
Admitted to practice only in Virginia. Practice outside of Virginia is limited to matters and proceedings before federal courts and agencies.
Case Western Reserve University, B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Minor in English (technical writing)
Case Western Reserve University, J.D., Article Editor, Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine; Legal Writing Fellow
State Bar of Virginia
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Medical Devices & Procedures
Aesthetics & Implants
Arteriovenous (AV) Fistula
Cardiac Assist Device (E.g., LVAD & Heart Pumps)
Cardiac Rhythm Management
Catheters & Probes
Embolic Protection & Clot Retrieving
Glucose Monitoring & Insulin Infusion
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Mental Health & Wellness
Pacemakers & Electrical Stimulation Devices
Patent Foramen Ovale Closure
Peripheral Artery Disease
Prosthetics & Orthotics
Stents, Valves, & Delivery Systems
Trans Septal Crossing
Vital Signs, Physiologic, & Hemodynamic Monitoring
Women’s Health & OB/GYN
Global Portfolio Management
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
U.S. Patent Prosecution