Software as a Medical Device

Software's Coming of Age

Join this in-depth discussion of critical topics on protecting software in or as a medical device. Ask questions and contribute your insights during the audience interactive segment.

This program will discuss what is needed for computer algorithms, patent eligibility, and patent breath in patent applications for software in medical devices.

Here are a few trends that they are seeing in software development:

  • Intense focus on leveraging robotics solutions and the software the drives it,
  • Artificial intelligence in radiology and pathology diagnostics,
  • Cybersecurity and product design,
  • Successful software integration into healthcare IT,
  • Mobile and small form factors continuing to replace the desktops.

Keynote Speakers:

Kirk Teska, Managing Partner, Iandiorio Teska & Coleman, LLP

Kirk, an adjunct professor at Suffolk Law school, has lectured and written widely in the field of intellectual property.

Jarman Joerres, Co-Founder, Principal, MedAcuity, LLC 

Jarman is a senior software architect and co-founder of MedAcuity, a specialty software engineering firm for the MedTech industry.

Special Introduction and Panel Moderated by:

John F. Cohan, Partner, Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C. 

John is a shareholder of the firm focusing his practice on venture capital, private placements, equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions.


Roy J. Coleman, Partner, Iandiorio Teska & Coleman, LLP

Roy’s practice specializes in medical devices and medical software for developing intellectual property strategies for clients

Jayender Jagadeesan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Research Associate, Bigham & Women’s Hospital, Associate Member, Broad Institute

Dr. Jagadeesan’s research interests include image-guided therapy, surgical navigation, and robotics used in Minimally Invasive Surgical.

At the end of the program, you will understand:

  • Patent eligibility and protection for software and algorithms in or as a medical device,

  • Ownership of intellectual property; computer code and improvements to your technology,

  • How to manage trade secrets.

 Who should attend:

CEOs, CMO, CTO, CFO, clinicians, technologists, investors and business experts seeking understanding of the integration of software in medical devices and Artificial Intelligence.

Event Info

Date & Time 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 7:30am to 10:00am
111 Forbes Blvd