Areas of industrial expertise

Pharmaceutical

Our pharmaceutical practice group includes patent agents, chemists, biochemists and lawyers who conduct patentability and landscape searches and draft and prosecute patent and industrial design applications as well as trademark and copyright applications. They also render patent validity and infringement opinions.

The lawyers in this group draft and negotiate specialised commercial agreements pertaining to research and development, joint-ventures, consortiums, licensing and financing. They have substantial experience drafting and negotiating agreements which are typically required by companies in this field as well as advising clients with respect to litigation matters.

This group also contributes its professional and industry expertise to the valuation process related to the transfer, acquisition and financing of technology and technology driven companies. The lawyers in this group have substantial experience drafting and negotiating all of the agreements which are typically required in this field as well as advising clients with regard to litigation.

Our professionals are well versed in the life cycle management in the pharmaceutical industry. In addition to providing key input for establishing strong IP portfolios, this group is called upon to contribute its expertise to the valuation process related to the transfer, acquisition and financing of pharmaceutical companies. As such, members of this group are therefore regularly called upon to conduct IP audits and due diligence investigations.