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What the team is known for

Nishith Desai Associates houses a team that is well respected for advice on M&A and tax issues in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. Offers additional experience in pharmaceutical patent prosecution and litigation. Experience on outbound acquisitions by Indian multinationals in the healthcare sector. Also provides regulatory advice to international companies entering the market and importing products into India.

Strengths

One client says: "Nishith Desai Associates advised us on the new medical device regulation. Although the regulation was announced mere months ago, Nishith Desai Associates were able to create a memorandum and suggested a consultant to help us execute the memorandum requirements to reach compliance with the new rules."

Another client notes: "They are incredibly responsive and they have a very deep bench in terms of experience."

Work highlights

Nishith Desai Associates advised Edwards Lifesciences India in relation to labelling requirements and regulatory advice relating to promotional materials.

Notable practitioners

Milind Antani leverages his experience practising as a surgeon to advise on a wide range of commercial and regulatory matters in the pharmaceutical and life sciences areas. He is highly sought after by Indian-headquartered and international pharmaceutical and life science companies. One client confirms: "He is a very good resource in India for all life science-related matters."

Darren Punnen is making a name for himself in the life sciences market. He handles mandates from multinational pharmaceutical companies and advises on regulatory compliance in India. One client notes: "He is responsive in providing clear and relevant advice."

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