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Patrick Keane, executive shareholder in the firm's Intellectual Property section, comments on the critical need for ventilators in the U.S., considerations surrounding speedy manufacturing and the regulation process in Fortune's article "The U.S. Needs More Ventilators. Why Can't It Make Them In Time?"

“If [ventilators] are not properly developed, designed, manufactured, and operated by skilled clinicians, you can kill a patient," says Patrick Keane, an intellectual property lawyer at Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney who works with Hamilton Medical. “You have to be really careful about how they're manufactured, how they're put into practice and then how they're actually used."