We have one of the largest specialist biotech teams in Europe supporting global biotech companies at all stages of development, innovation, and growth. Our clients are diverse and include therapeutics companies, suppliers of research tools, companion diagnostics, and other in vitro diagnostics and bio information solutions. Our expertise extends to broader applications of biotech across environmental, industrial, and agri-biotech.
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We are chosen by renowned biotech companies for our expertise in negotiating on pivotal IP licensing deals, resolving disputes with strategic partners, dealing with data privacy issues and avoiding competition/anti-trust risks. With our support, they push innovation boundaries and exploit commercial opportunities while remaining secure within relevant regulatory regimes.
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