Astrea’s lawyers have many years of experience in assisting numerous companies in the life sciences sector (medicinal products, medical devices and biotech). Accordingly, we have built up a unique body of sector-specific knowledge which enables us to offer a broad range of services, including:
Advice on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, financing and refinancing, and start-up and venture capital operations. Drafting of agreements.
Regulatory advice on clinical testing, production and marketing authorisation, pricing and reimbursement, package leaflets and packaging, provision of samples and gifts to medical practitioners, anti-corruption, CE marking, product liability, pharmacovigilance, EU REACH and WEEE directives, etc.
Advice on patents, supplementary protection certificates (SPCs), trademarks, data exclusivity, trade secrets and counterfeiting (which may involve collaboration with a trademark office or patent attorney).
Marketing and advertising
Advice on promotional material (including digital material) and sponsorship activities aimed at medical practitioners, hospitals, and patient and user organisations.
Advice on parallel importing, distribution agreements, collaborative research and marketing agreements, licensing agreements, and pricing and rebate mechanisms.
ICT and privacy
Advice on the use of new technologies and on the privacy aspects relevant to the medicinal products and medical devices sector and the health sector in general.
We always try to achieve a negotiated solution, but where necessary we also have the requisite expertise and experience in settling sector-specific disputes through the administrative or commercial courts.
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