Amy Leiser is an associate in the firm’s Washington, DC office, where she is a member of the Food, Drug, and Device group. She advises pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device companies on a variety of regulatory and compliance issues.
On July 28, 2020, FDA announced the publication of a final guidance on Multiple Function Device Products: Policy and Considerations that outlines FDA’s evolving approach to the regulation of multiple function device products, including software. The concept of “multiple function” products was introduced by the 21st Century Cures Act (“Cures Act”) of 2016, which added … Continue Reading
The following guidance could be relevant to manufacturers of software as a medical device (SaMD). The recently-enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) added new section 506J to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). This section requires manufacturers of certain devices to notify FDA of an interruption or permanent discontinuance … Continue Reading