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Life sciences & healthcare

Our Life Sciences and Healthcare team work with some of the largest pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies and healthcare providers in the world to a diverse collective of small-to-medium-sized start-up enterprises ready to up-scale their business, and many companies in between. We guide ambitious global clients within these dynamic and innovative industries through the maze of connected legal, commercial, and regulatory challenges.

We devise transformative business transactions for our life sciences and healthcare clients through strategic partnering collaborations, raising or placing capital or completing game-changing M&A transactions, and act on contentious matters such as patent litigation, product liability, and disputes with regulators.

Our Life Sciences and Healthcare team protects the value of our clients’ businesses enabling global expansion by providing practical, commercial recommendations on their complex regulatory, competition, compliance, and data protection requirements.

Whether our clients are in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device (including IVD’s), digital health, or healthcare industry, companies and investors value our ability to provide seamless legal and regulatory advice across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Through working alongside our partner network, we can ensure global coverage, including the key US market.

Latest insight

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Technology, media & communications

AI driven drug design

7 May 2021
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by Paul England, DPhil

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Patents & innovation

The EU torpedoes itself in cross-border patent disputes

6 May 2021
Briefing

by Paul England, DPhil

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Life sciences & healthcare

Welcoming our new corporate partners and our third team hire of 2021

30 April 2021

by multiple authors

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Life sciences & healthcare

Workshop: Medical Device Advertising – Compliance Aspects

20 April 2021
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by Dr. Daniel Tietjen

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Life sciences & healthcare

Taylor Wessing confirms its intention to open in the Republic of Ireland to pursue tech and life science opportunities

9 April 2021

by multiple authors

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Our team

Please feel free to contact any of the people listed here for more information about our capabilities and their expertise in the Life Sciences & Healthcare sector in your jurisdiction. You can also search for a particular individual or see the whole team by using our people finder.

Tools and online services

We have developed an innovative suite of online products and resources to help you to understand and meet your regulatory obligations.

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Synapse

Synapse is our thought leadership microsite, connecting you with news and analysis on legal and commercial issues in the life sciences.

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Patent map

Our patent map is a unique online interactive tool which compares the patent litigation regimes across Europe.

It allows the user to select countries in Europe and instantly get answers to the key questions about the law and practice for patent litigation in each country.

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MDR Medical Device Checker

Our MDR Medical Device Checker assesses the likelihood of your product falling within the scope of the Medical Devices Regulation.

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