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Magdalena Anna Kotyrba, Senior Associate

Magdalena Anna Kotyrba

Senior Associate



German, English, Polish

Practice areas

  • Competition, EU and Trade
  • Health and life sciences
  • Intellectual property
  • Regulatory investigations and enforcement
  • Technology

Practice notes

Magdalena is a Senior Associate working in our commercial and IP practices as well as in the sector group Health & Life Sciences.

Her scope of activity includes the protection and enforcement of her clients’ IP rights, as well as advising clients on all kind of contracts related to the creation and exploitation of IP rights. Her clients are from the trade/retail sector, from the media & entertainment, consumer goods, automotive and chemistry industry.

As member of our sector group Health & Life Sciences Magdalena advises companies from the life sciences industry on contractual as well as regulatory issues in particular in the areas of clinical research, licensing and IP-topics, Research & Development, and manufacturing and distribution. Furthermore, she focuses on healthcare compliance subjects.

Magdalena studied law at the universities of Bayreuth and Warsaw specializing on company law and European law. Additionally, she graduated in Economics for Lawyers focusing on taxes and finances.

Before joining Eversheds Sutherland, Magdalena worked for a boutique law firm focusing on pharmaceutical and competition law as well as for an international pharmaceutical company.

Magdalena’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Otsuka on its cooperation with Mylan to gain market access and to commercialize a drug fighting multi-resistant tuberculosis in several countries worldwide
  • an international cosmetics company in relation to an international patent and design right infringement case
  • a US pharmaceutical company in the area of clinical trials as well as non-interventional studies
  • an international pharmaceutical group on the implementation of a compliance system in Germany, India, South Africa and Russia
  • a leading US company on IP transactions with research institutions regarding projects in the area of Research & Development
  • a South-African generics manufacturer on pharmaceutical advertising in general and on proceedings against competitors on advertising claims

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