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Hogan Lovells

Life Sciences

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What the team is known for

Formidable practice covering all aspects of life sciences, including IP, product liability, distribution agreements and compliance. Advises an established clientele across the medical device, biotechnology and healthcare sectors. Multidisciplinary team with constantly evolving knowledge of new technological developments, including in digital health and data matters. Additional areas of expertise include corporate transactions in the life sciences industry. Possesses solid experience representing clients in international arbitration cases pertaining to the enforceability of international distribution agreements.

Strengths

One client praises the team for being "technically competent with complex matters," adding: "They provided an excellent litigation strategy."

Another interviewee enthuses about the practice group's "clear and quick responses and proactivity."

Work highlights

Advised Sorin Group Italia in the context of various preliminary proceedings for court expert appraisals regarding one of the client's devices, filed by patients or by the survivors of deceased patients before the Court of Vicenza.

Notable practitioners

Francesca Rolla is well known for offering advice regarding product liability matters and internal investigations to a variety of pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Luigi Mansani is well known among market observers, with one highlighting him as a "present and smart professional."He is highly regarded for advising on complex litigation, involving patent enforcement as well as IP rights and compliance issues.

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Overview

We have an outstanding life sciences cross-practice team in Italy, which is a unique and well-defined group entirely dedicated to the life sciences industry.
We have a deep understanding of the way the life sciences industry operates and of our clients' business. We provide a broad portfolio of services designed to deliver high-quality commercially sound and tailored legal solutions at any scale within our clients' organization.
Our team receives high praise for its product litigation, as well as for regulatory and IP work, with noted strengths in corporate, commercial and compliance-related matters.
By closely monitoring legal developments and anticipating legislative and regulatory changes, we help our clients operate at the forefront of the life sciences industry.
Our main strengths are an in-depth industry knowledge and proven track record, an interdisciplinary approach, the commercially sound advice and assistance that we provide, the strategic partnerships with our clients and the regular support we receive from our in-house London based Science Unit.

Life Sciences

Hogan Lovells

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Location

Via Santa Maria alla Porta, 2

Milan

Lombardy

Italy

20123

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Italy

Life Sciences


Francesca Rolla
Band 2
Luigi Mansani
Band 1