Ian Dodds-Smith is co-head of the firm's food, drug and medical device practice with primary responsibility for the EU market. He advises companies and trade associations on all aspects of the regulatory framework within Europe, including enforcement issues and on rights to judicial review of decisions of the competent authorities. He has been instructed in a number of cases relating to the scope of the rights of innovators to regulatory data protection under EU law. Mr. Dodds-Smith has practiced in this field for more than 30 years.
He is also head of the firm's European Product Liability practice advising companies in the pharmaceutical, medical device, chemical and food sectors on the defence of claims and has particular expertise in the defence of multi-claimant cases with cross-border implications.