Committee Chairs

Kristin Havranek has worked extensively with and in the Medtech industry for the last 25 years. As a Partner at Goodwin Procter, she is a trusted IP legal advisor to investors and companies alike. Ms. Havranek regularly helps startup and emerging Medtech companies build their IP portfolios in a strategic, thoughtful manner with their business goals and needs in mind. She evaluates freedom-to-operate, patentability, investor due diligence and financing IP, and conducts patent validity analyses. She advises on strategic alliances and prepares and prosecutes patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Ms. Havranek’s background as a Biomedical engineer in industry, most recently as a Senior Engineer at Guidant Corporation, and as a Medtech attorney advising companies in a wide variety of technological areas makes her uniquely qualified to find the path to successful IP protection and value creation for your Medtech company.

Kristin is also a mom to two teenagers (advice and sympathy welcome), two dogs (sorry about the barking on Zoom meetings), and loves spending time with family and friends.

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