AZB & Partners

Life Sciences Department

India
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What the team is known for Notable team offering significant expertise in IP matters, assisting a range of multinational corporates in the life sciences sector. Handles the full range of work, from brand portfolio management and patent prosecution to IP-related contentious work. Regularly advises major pharmaceutical companies on regulatory issues. Works closely with the firm's corporate team to handle investments into the life sciences sector.

Strengths Clients comment: "They have high level of integrity, well accepted opinions and they understand what we do and our business. They also have an ability to stay up-to-date on commercial transactions."

One client remarks that "they are really excellent, very responsive, very business-oriented and are worth every penny," while another adds: "They have done a good job on the work, able to work on priorities and give us attention."

Work highlights Advised Retrotope, a US-based  pharmaceutical and life sciences startup, on IP issues, including assisting with its existing patent portfolio and the prosecution of its patent applications in India.

Notable practitioners

Mumbai-based Nandan Pendsey and Anand Shah, as well as  Bengaluru-based Srinath Dasari, are key contacts at the firm.