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Highly reputed practice offering expertise in both regulatory and transactional life science matters, as well as related IP and FCPA issues. Benefits from a strong presence in China, with partners based in Shanghai. Advises US and Asian companies on their Chinese operations and cross-border matters, including licensing and collaboration agreements. Active on M&A, divestitures and financing projects for a strong roster of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.
The "outstanding" and "incredibly responsive" team is lauded for "providing clear, pragmatic advice based on their extensive knowledge and experience."
Advised Everest Medicines on its USD125 million licensing agreement with Immunomedics.
Arthur Mok is singled out by one client for his "wealth of knowledge from past experience" and is praised by another source as "a great leader and a great lawyer." He is Asia regional managing partner and excels at handling private equity financing and other transactions in the life sciences sector.
Geoffrey Lin is the managing partner of the firm's Shanghai office. He specialises in transactional IP matters, handling technology transfer and collaboration negotiations for corporate clients in the biotechnology sector.
Katherine Wang is highly regarded for her "deep understanding of China regulatory matters, including the often-changing statutory landscape and nuanced government interpretations of the statutes," according to a client. She is experienced in handling both regulatory and transactional mandates.
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