The Future of Your Medical Device Company

Wednesday, November 06, 2013 (4:30 PM - 7:00 PM)

IP, Financing & Regulatory Updates

Registration: 4:30 PM | Program Begins: 5:00 PM | Reception: 7:00 PM
$25 for Students; $40 for Members; $50 for Future-Members

If you are involved in the development of a medical device, join us to get tips on how to position your IP to be competitive, even as patent laws continue to rapidly evolve. You will also discover how to adapt your fundraising strategy based on current funding trends in the medical device space. Finally, you will have a chance to discuss the most recent changes at the FDA for medical device applications and approvals, the development of the newly created FDA Medical Device Single Audit Program and the implications this program will have on your company.

What You'll Learn:
 - The current status of venture funding for medical devices companies both in the Seattle area and in the U.S- Wende Hutton, General Partner (Silicon Valley), Canaan Partners

 - How medical device companies are updating their patent strategies in light of recent law changes, increasing FDA scrutiny, and the maturity of many medical device technologies- Eric Wengreen, Registered Patent Attorney

 - FDA Regulatory Updates relating to 510(k) and PMA applications and approvals- Mike Willingham, Vice President of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, Caradigm

 - Information about current and future FDA regulatory and inspection strategies- Charles Breen, Former District Director, FDA

 - New details about the FDA Medical Device Single Audit Program- Bruce Haggar, President, MedQ Systems

 - Panel Discussions moderated by Wayne Wager, CEO at JeNu Biosciences and Bruce Haggar

Who Should Attend:  Medical Devices Executives and team members; Service Providers in the medical device industry; Regulatory Experts; Scientists and Engineers

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