Authors

Debbie Heywood

Senior professional support lawyer

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Katie Chandler

Partner

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Paul England, DPhil

Senior professional support lawyer

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Tasmina Goraya, PhD

Partner

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Kate Armstrong

Associate

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Authors

Debbie Heywood

Senior professional support lawyer

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Katie Chandler

Partner

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Paul England, DPhil

Senior professional support lawyer

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Tasmina Goraya, PhD

Partner

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Kate Armstrong

Associate

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4 March 2019

Download - BodyTech

We have a fresh batch of content on our Taylor Wessing Download site which provides insights into the legal implications of the latest media and technology developments.

The spaces between MedTech, HealthTech, LifestyleTech (which we are loosely calling 'BodyTech' – and if we've invented a new vertical, we'll take the credit), are increasingly blurred, both in terms of what the devices do and how they are regulated. The legal issues are, however, very similar and involve the familiar tension between regulation and innovation.

HealthTech, BodyTech, MedTech, LifestyleTech – what are they?

Kate Armstrong looks at the trends and issues around BodyTech and its subsets.

Hearing, seeing, moving – the miracle of neural prosthetics

Paul England looks at the advances in neural prosthetics.

BodyTech – a new wave of medical devices product liability litigation?

Katie Chandler considers some of the product liability issues around health and lifestyle technology.

Protecting prosthetics patients and intellectual property

Paul England takes the example of neural prosthetics to demonstrate the way BodyTech devices can be regulated and protected.

Border issues: medical devices, wellbeing and lifestyle apps

Tasmina Goraya and Tim Worden look at when lifestyle apps cross into the realm of medical devices.

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