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Medical Devices and Technologies

Our global medical devices and technologies group ensures that clients can manage the challenges they face and capitalise on the many opportunities across the sector

We work with companies on a range of legal issues, from intellectual property and product liability to mergers and acquisitions and finance. 

Our global team has deep understanding of the industry, and our international perspective and network means we are ideally placed to assist in a range of jurisdictions and on cross-border matters.  

We also help our clients stay ahead of the changing regulatory landscape, especially in emerging technologies including device/drug combinations, medical apps and connected health.

News and insights

test tubes and dropper

News: 09 February 2024

Allen & Overy advises Sartorius group on EUR1.4bn equity raising

Frankfurt am Main - Allen & Overy has advised the Sartorius group on equity raisings with a total volume of EUR1.4bn. The transaction comprised the placement of 613,497 preference shares currently…

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Medical equipment

Blog Post: 02 January 2024

Medical Devices: Find your path through the regulatory jungle

In Germany and the EU, medical devices are subject to a complex and evolving regulatory framework, covering aspects such as safety, performance, clinical evaluation, labelling, post-marketing…

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medical device

Blog Post: 05 October 2023

Podcast: The regulatory interplay between medical devices and medicines – focus on companion diagnostics in the EU and U.S. (Part 2)

Companion diagnostics are classed in the U.S. and in the EU as medical devices, usually in-vitro medical devices (IVDs). 

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Blog Post: 22 September 2023

Podcast: The regulatory interplay between medical devices and medicines in clinical trials - EU and U.S. focus (Part 1)

The regulatory frameworks for medicines and medical devices have historically grown up on separate tracks, but increasingly, medicines and medical devices are being used together in patients as drug…

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