3D Printing of Medical Devices: What the Future Holds for Regulating and Litigating Medical Device Failures for Point of Service Manufacturers and Users

Previously Recorded on July 24, 2019

3D printing has been a disruptive technology to the medical device industry, and its use and applications continue to grow. In this webinar, seasoned products liability attorney Daniel Tranen, of Wilson Elser, explores recent developments in 3D printing, how it is being regulated, and how traditional products liability law can be expected to grapple with this new technology.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • The status of 3D printing in the medical device industry and its most common uses;
  • How the FDA currently regards 3D printing and predictions for how the Agency will regulate it going forward; and
  • Litigation challenges and risk management advice for firms utilizing 3D printing.

Daniel E. Tranen is a partner in the Edwardsville, Illinois, and Clayton, Missouri, offices of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP. He is an accomplished litigator who has handled matters across the litigation spectrum throughout the United States during his legal career. His practice ranges from the defense of entities in mass tort and single-claim product liability matters, class actions and insurance coverage matters to employment, transportation, environmental, toxic torts and commercial litigation disputes. In addition, Daniel has frequently defended individuals and entities in professional liability and securities claims as well as bar ethics complaints. He is a recurrent speaker and author on many of these topics. Daniel, a former associate and partner at Wilson Elser (2002–2010) in Chicago and Boston, returned to the firm in 2015 after moving back to his hometown of St. Louis, MO. He is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of Illinois, Missouri, Georgia, and Massachusetts.

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