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  • The firm is comprised of close to 275 lawyers and scientists, with over 100 working in life science fields. The combination of law and deep technical knowledge makes Knobbe Martens attorneys uniquely qualified to represent a diverse array of clients in a broad spectrum of intellectual property matters. The firm is internationally recognized across the spectrum of life science disciplines and is considered an authority on related intellectual property issues.
  • Over 95% of our attorneys hold technical degrees and more than 30 individuals hold a Ph.D. or M.D.
  • The firm has practiced exclusively in the area of IP law since 1962, with well over 35,000+ issued US, PCT and international patents.
  • Knobbe Martens is an undisputed leader in medical device IP law, having filed more than 5,000 patent applications in the medical device arts alone, helped over 50 medical device companies get acquired or go public, and successfully litigated numerous medical device IP cases, including through trial and appeal.
  • The firm has one of the largest and most experienced biotechnology groups in IP law, with more than 75 attorneys and scientists representing biotechnology clients in all stages of their business and technology development.

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Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation

Salima Merani, PhD
Salima Merani, PhD
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Ali Razai

Christy Lea

Sabing Lee

Salima Merani, PhD

Salima Merani, PhD

Head of Department

Sheila Swaroop

William Adams

Head of Department


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Alios Biopharma, Inc.

Becton, Dickinson and Company

Cala Health

CardiAQ Valve Technologies

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

ICU Medical, Inc.

Illumina, Inc.

Inogen, Inc.


Masimo Corporation

Nobel Biocare, USA

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals

Smith & Nephew

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Ulthera, Inc.


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Clean Technology

Healthcare Information Technology

Medical Devices & Procedures