Bird & Bird LLP

Booth 936
London, United Kingdom
Our International Life Sciences & Healthcare group works with over 50% of the world’s largest pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices companies. We have the largest patent litigation group in Europe and are recognised by major global directories as a top tier life sciences firm.
With increased regulatory scrutiny, pricing and cost pressures, as well as the rapid developments in genomic technology leading to a more personalised approach to medicine and healthcare, businesses and organisations in the life sciences and healthcare sector face a growing number of complex legal and regulatory challenges in order to stay competitive.

Our focus on business being changed by technology and the digital world enables us to support our clients operating in this rapidly changing environment. Our multidisciplinary team of 270 specialist life sciences and healthcare lawyers worldwide can advise you on every aspect of the business cycle of a life science and healthcare product or service, from incorporation through development to protection and exploitation of intellectual property.

We can advise you on:

Technology transfers and IP Licensing
R&D collaborations
Patent and trade mark disputes and IP strategy
Clinical trials
Privacy and data protection
Regulatory and data exclusivity
Corporate transactions (including fundraising, IPOs and M&A)
Competition law
e-health, m-health and digitalisation
Marketing arrangements and advertising
Pricing and reimbursement
Public procurement
Product liability
If you would like to know more about how we can help your business, please contact Heads of Group: Marc Martens in Brussels and Mark Hilton in London.