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 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.
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 240 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.
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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.
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Before the entry into force of the GDPR on May 25th 2018, healthcare professionals and facilities and professionals in medico-social sectors empowered by law in France had to comply with the provisions stated in the ...
Telemedicine is governed by Article L6316-1 and R6316-1 and seq of the French public health code (code de la santé publique (CSP)).
French law imposes stricter requirements than the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) regarding health data processing.
International law firm Bird & Bird has welcomed Hartmut Hörner as a partner in the commercial practice group of the Hamburg office with a sector focus on Tech & Comms, Financial Services and Life Sciences.
International law firm Bird & Bird today boosts its Corporate practice with the appointment of life sciences expert Michiel Wurfbain as a partner in The Hague.
Bird & Bird are pleased to announce the promotion of three partners, as well as eight Senior Counsel/Counsel/Legal Directors from across our global offices.
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