Newsletter for September, 2013

Protect Your IP Portfolio from Patent Trolls and Other Emerging Threats

The MedTech industry is facing myriad challenges to protecting intellectual property (IP) in the face of “patent trolls”, post-grant patent proceedings under the America Invents Act and recent court rulings around joint infringement. On September 13, 2013, MedTech industry experts will provide strategies and tactics for protecting IP investments at the MassMEDIC Intellectual Property Issues […]

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Target Key Decision Makers Through a MassMEDIC Event Sponsorship

Raise visibility and generate interest for your business by sponsoring an upcoming MassMEDIC event. With over 350 members representing manufacturers, product developers, suppliers, research institutions and academic health centers, MassMEDIC provides an ideal forum for companies to promote their products and services among the region’s MedTech community. For information on sponsoring a MassMEDIC event, please contact MassMEDIC President Tom Sommer at

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Additional MassMEDIC Fall 2013 Events

September 13 – MedTech Intellectual Property Issues Round Up

October 18 – Surviving the Doctorectomy: Charting Commercial Success with the Rise of the Hospital C-Suite Decision-Maker

November 1 – MassMEDIC’s Annual MedTech Investors Conference

November 12 – MedTech IGNITE Presents: User Needs & Design Inputs for Successful Product Development for Emerging MedTech Companies

December 9 – FDA Update – in conjunction with ASQ – New England Biomedical Discussion Group & RAPS

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A Guide to the World-Class Medical Device Supply Base in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has the second largest concentration of medical device manufacturing and development in the nation, and as a result, has developed an impressive supply base community that has served the sector with distinction for many years. Available to all visitors, the MassMEDIC Suppliers Directory is the premier guide to this community.

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TÜV SÜD Offers MassMEDIC Members 2/1 Registration on Upcoming Training Seminars

TÜV SÜD, a member of MassMEDIC, will be holding three intensive workshops for medical device manufacturers and suppliers on the following topics:

Risk Management Workshop (ISO 14971 and IEC 60601 3rd Edition requirements) - September 30

CAPA Workshop - September 30

Latest International Regulatory News and Updates - September 30

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New MassMEDIC Members

MassMEDIC is pleased to welcome new members to its organization. To become a MassMEDIC member or request additional information on membership levels or benefits, please contact

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MedTech Articles of Interest

IV Costs are High for No Explainable Reason
Taiwan to Tackle Device Industry R&D, Training Incentives
Device Companies Seek Legal Advice as Chinese Corruption Crackdown Carries On
Considering Women While Developing Devices
Study: Presence of Sales Reps Influences Coronary Stent Selection, Price
Want to Get Paid Well? Get One of These Medtech Jobs
Hacking Healthcare: Would We Know if a Medical Device Was Hacked?

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