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OLIVARES

Life Sciences

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What the team is known for

Life sciences powerhouse acclaimed for its specialisation in contentious matters, most notably patent litigation. Boasts additional capabilities in advising on clinical data mandates and day-to-day regulatory matters. Often represents major clients in the industry, principally large pharmaceutical players from the European and US markets, as well as laboratories and biotechnology companies. Also active in the pharmaceutical advertising space.

Strengths

"In clinical data protection, there is no other firm that equals the degree of success that they achieve," enthuses a source, adding: "In patents mandates and gazette inclusions, OLIVARES is the firm par excellence in the industry."

Another client praises the firm's "great experience in the pharmaceutical industry, not just in patents, but in regulatory matters as well."

Work highlights

Acted on behalf of Novartis and Sanofi in opposing decisions by the regulator against the patentability of the clients' inventions.

Notable practitioners

Outstanding partner Alejandro Luna Fandiño garners praise for his prowess in the life sciences arena, handling patent litigation and regulatory matters affecting the pharmaceutical industry. "He is a master of this area and a spectacular lawyer who treats you in such a way that makes you feel at home. Not only does he adapt to your requirements, he also lets you know about things that you did not even know you needed. He understands the industry in a structural way. He knows what clients need," one client enthuses.

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