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Linklaters

Life Sciences

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What the team is known for

A highly regarded transactional practice supported by magisterial knowledge of IP law in the context of life sciences. Also highlighted for the quality of its patent litigation offering. A magic circle firm with the resources to handle the most complex and multi-jurisdictional deals and disputes. Acts for drug and therapeutics innovators, hi-tech giants and financial institutions investing in the sector.

Strengths

One client reports: "I appreciate that collaborative feel and the sheer level of expertise. They are just brilliantly reliable and provide precise advice while committing to their position." 

Another interviewee highlights Linklaters' "consistency of quality and responsiveness across their European network of high-quality specialists." The source adds that the team is "very good on market practice and running deals in a commercial way."

Work highlights

Advised Apax Partners on its auction sale process of Neuraxpharm, a leading European pharmaceuticals company focused on the treatment of central nervous system disorders.

Notable practitioners

Ian Karet is as comfortably in his element in complex patent and trade mark disputes as he is negotiating significant corporate deals in the sector. He is also recognised for his handling of commercial contracts disputes.
"Ian Karet is a well-regarded litigator and he is continually sought after by major players in the sector."

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Life Sciences

Linklaters

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Location

One Silk Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2Y 8HQ

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation


Ian Karet
Band 3