“Overview of Medical Device Market and Technology Transfer Experience”

November 17, 2015Presentation
AUTM Business Development Course – Medical Devices

Special Counsel Julie M. Watson co-presented a course during the 2015 Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Business Development Course – Medical Devices, which took place from November 17-18, 2015 in Dallas, TX.

Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 1:00 p.m.: "Overview of Medical Device Market and Technology Transfer Experience"

  • Julie Watson, Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • Alan R. Bentley, Vanderbilt University
  • James Kemler, Stryker Corp.
  • Axel Strombergsson, Vanderbilt University

The panelists described the medical device market broadly, and explored market opportunities and growth segments for new generations of devices. Programs for de-risking medical device commercial opportunities were discussed, together with policy implications of such translational research. An assessment of the impact regulatory expertise in academia was explored. When to out-license and how to structure transactions for different classes of devices was reviewed. This session concluded with a report on medical device deal structures based on data from the AUTM TransACT database.