Managing your IP in the Medical Device Sector

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Managing your IP in the Medical Device Sector

Recent innovations in the fields of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), mechanical and electrical engineering or biochemistry have led to the development of brand new types of tools with broad potential application in the medical field. These technologies are fundamentally changing the paradigms of the medical profession with new ways to exchange information between patients and doctors, or new technical solutions to specific diseases. This evolution has created unique opportunities for the development of new medical devices to be used for diagnostic, monitoring and therapeutic purposes.

The purpose of this Factsheet is to offer the reader some guidelines on how to protect and manage your intellectual property in Latin American countries, especially in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.