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Pharmaceutical, Italy

"We regularly assist a number of major domestic and foreign pharmaceutical companies providing them with support in corporate and regulatory matters, including M&A transactions, transfer or registration of pharmaceutical specialties, medical devices, patent and know-how licensing as well as in negotiation of manufacturing, supply, distribution and co-marketing agreements.

You can get advice on patent and trademark protection, the sponsorship of medical congresses, promotion and advertising of pharmaceuticals both for human and veterinary use, regulation and labelling of cosmetics and medical products, clinical trials agreements and informed consent forms.

We also represent clients in civil and criminal litigation concerning all aspects of patent and trademark infringement."

Stefano Cima - head of pharmaceutical sector

Our main activities include:

  • License and supply agreements
  • Transfer/registration of pharmaceutical specialties
  • Contracts for Clinical Trials
  • Advice on sponsorship or promotion of medical products
  • Assistance in tenders with public health institutions
  • Exploitation agreements, technology licensing, joint venture agreements
  • Dispute resolution either through the courts or alternative dispute resolution procedures
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Advice on and draft research contracts
  • Advice on and draft of informed consent forms
  • Acquisitions and disposals of individual patents or patent portfolios
  • Advice on ownership of patents and technology with respect to employees, in research and development projects, collaboration agreements
  • Review and advice in relation to legal developments for patent protection