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McNees Intellectual Property Attorney Explaining How To Get Medical Devices To Market

March 25, 2022
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COLUMBUS, Ohio. — McNees Wallace & Nurick’s Diane Hughes Dobrea is discussing how preparation and a skilled team can remove much of the uncertainty and chance associated with medical device development at an upcoming workshop.

The process of getting a medical device to market — moving through the concept design, prototyping and testing, FDA clearance, funding and intellectual property steps — is fraught with known and sometimes unexpected setbacks. But with the right team, there are also predictable boosts to assist an entrepreneur move farther along.

The 2022 Bridging Engineering, Science and Technology in Medicine (BEST Medicine) Engineering Fair is centered around nurturing talent, affecting change, raising awareness of STEM opportunities and respecting contributions by all.

What: Cleveland State University Washkewicz College of Engineering’s BEST Medicine Engineering Fair, “Breakthroughs & Setbacks on the Path to a Medical Device Product” workshop

Who: McNees Wallace & Nurick’s Diane Hughes Dobrea

When: Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

Where: Campus International School (2160 Payne Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114)

The learn more about the fair, click here. To register for Diane Hughes Dobrea’s workshop, click here.


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