The pharmaceutical industry faces a unique set of rules that complicates the competitive landscape and provides pharma companies and research firms with both challenges and potential opportunities. Our acclaimed attorneys who focus on patent, trademark, unfair competition, commercial transactions, consumer product safety, antitrust and trade regulation work collaboratively with our pharmaceutical and research clients to maximize the results of their investment in R&D, while securing the fruits of their research and protecting their brand.

Our attorneys have experience with a variety of pharmaceutical and biotechnologies. Representative areas include:

  • Biological and chemical assays
  • Catalyst compositions
  • Chemical processes
  • Consumer products
  • Doping agents
  • Drug delivery systems, including capsules, tablets and gels
  • Extraction processes
  • Immunosuppressant agents
  • Methods of treatment for atopic dermatitis, cancer, cardiovascular disorders, endometriosis, immune disorders, inflammatory disorders, influenza and menopause
  • Organic compounds and their intermediates
  • Pharmaceutical, herbicidal and other bioactive compounds and processes

With a firm practice devoted to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry and supported by additional firm teams, our attorneys represent clients in the following areas:

We provide a broad range of additional legal services related to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry including Products Liability, Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances, Insurance Coverage, Labor & Employment and Employee Benefits. Our work in this sector often extends to other industries, including Health & Life Sciences, Health Care, Education & Research and Consumer Product Safety.

Pharmaceuticals

Experience Highlights

Intellectual property counseling for Smith & Nephew
Provides patent procurement and counseling services to Smith & Nephew, an industry leader in the development of advanced medical devices and more
Patent prosecution and counseling for Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.
Represents Bioniche Life Sciences Inc., a pharmaceutical manufacturer, on intellectual property issues including design and more
Patent prosecution and counseling for University of Connecticut
Represents the University of Connecticut under government contract and prosecutes patent applications for biological and chemical technologies such more
Smith & Nephew Inc. v. Synthes (U.S.A.)
Represented Smith & Nephew in a patent infringement suit against Synthes Corp. in the Western District of Tennessee. After a three-week bench more

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