Mr. Wight’s practice is focused in the area of client counseling, intellectual property due diligence, and patent prosecution. He has experience in numerous technological fields, and has particular expertise in the areas of medical devices and aerospace. Mr. Wight counsels clients with respect to issues involving freedom to operate, infringement, validity, and worldwide patent filing strategies. He assists clients with company acquisitions, IP licensing, and deals involving patent and trademark portfolios, a few examples of which are set forth below.
Mr. Wight prosecutes patent applications in the U.S. and works with foreign patent associates to procure patents in numerous worldwide patent offices, including in Europe, Japan, China, Australia, Canada, Brazil, Czech Republic, India, Mexico, Russia, New Zealand and South Africa. He is experienced in post-grant procedures in the USPTO and the EPO.
- 2015 – IP Due Diligence on a 90M deal for acquisition of vascular access device company
- 2013 – IP Due Diligence on a 30M deal for early stage technology related to peripherally inserted central catheters (“PICCs”)
- 2013 – IP Due Diligence on a 40M deal for purchase of aortic valvuloplasty products company
- 2013 – IP Due Diligence on a 262M deal for purchase of urinary incontinence and urine drainage products company
- 2009 – IP Due Diligence on 12M deal for assets related to hemodialysis catheters
- 2008 – IP Due Diligence on a 68M deal for purchase of vascular access products company
News & Insights
- “Are Opinions of Counsel on Patents Still Worthwhile?” Daily Journal publication, April 2015