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Maia H. Harris

is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Boston office. Ms. Harris focuses her practice on the enforcement and defense of patent litigation claims. She has extensive experience representing clients in large-scale complex patent and intellectual property litigation, including multiparty litigation in federal districts across the country and first-chair trial work.
Ms. Harris represents clients in a variety of industries and technologies, including medical devices, consumer goods, ecommerce, and networking and software. Her primary focus centers on the IP issues facing inventors and companies in the life sciences industry. Prior to joining Pepper, Ms. Harris was a partner with Nixon Peabody and co-chair of the New England region of the firm’s Life Sciences Initiative.

Recent Articles by Maia H. Harris

IP Strategies for Digital Health Products and Services: What Can You Protect in a Data-Driven World?

Disruptive innovation, like what we are seeing in the health care industry, often causes disruption elsewhere, and the legal landscape is no exception. The life cycle of digital health products and services — from conception to promotion — presents a unique set of legal challenges, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to the matrix of issues facing these products. As a lawyer, these are the kind of projects that remind us of law school exams — lots of issues and, often, no clearly defined answers or solutions… This article explores some of those tools and why one might choose to pursue one or, in the more probable case, some combination of them.