Lynn Tyler is a partner and registered patent lawyer in Barnes & Thornburg’s Intellectual Property Department. He also chair’s the firm’s Food, Drug and Device Law Practice Group. He earned a degree in philosophy from Notre Dame. And a law degree from the University of Michigan. And a masters in Biology from IUPUI.

This conversation ranges from how someone goes from philosophy to law to biology and patent law to how to get good seats at a Bruce Springsteen concert.

Finally (after the break)… how do you know if your product is a medical device?

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